Cotton  1912-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

Cotton increased 0.92 Cents/lb or 1.14% to 81.46 on Friday February 23 from 80.54 in the previous trading session. Historically, Cotton reached an all time high of 210.64 in March of 2011 and a record low of 5.66 in December of 1930.

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Energy Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Crude Oil 63.5127 1.57 2.54% 4.81% 0.04% 18.52% Feb/23
Brent 67.0084 0.64 0.96% 3.34% -4.99% 19.68% Feb/23
Natural gas 2.5920 0.05 -1.75% 1.33% -26.13% -1.33% Feb/23
Gasoline 1.7904 0.03 1.59% 2.26% -6.58% 18.19% Feb/23
Heating oil 1.9638 0.01 0.64% 2.80% -6.76% 19.72% Feb/23
Ethanol 1.4870 0.00 0.00% 0.07% 12.14% -1.13% Feb/23
Naphtha 553.68 2.13 0.39% 0.95% -6.86% 11.06% Feb/22
Propane 0.84 0.01 1.30% 1.98% -7.12% 8.88% Feb/22

Metals Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Gold 1,327.70 3.33 -0.25% -1.49% -2.24% 5.66% Feb/23
Silver 16.5064 0.07 -0.44% -0.97% -6.03% -10.05% Feb/23
Platinum 990.50 2.99 -0.30% -1.20% -2.12% -3.20% Feb/23
Palladium 1,044.00 5.76 0.55% -0.05% -5.99% 35.85% Feb/23

Agricultural Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Soybeans 1,038.4721 4.75 0.46% 1.66% 4.66% 2.46% Feb/23
Wheat 452.9766 1.50 0.33% -1.04% 4.61% 5.04% Feb/23
Cotton 81.46 0.92 1.14% 7.58% -0.98% 8.66% Feb/23
Rice 11.9432 0.03 -0.27% -0.53% -1.68% 23.38% Feb/23
Palm Oil 2,536.00 27.00 1.08% 0.24% 0.96% -14.81% Feb/23
Cheese 1.4780 0.00 -0.07% -0.07% -1.92% -12.28% Feb/23
Milk 13.44 0.02 -0.15% -0.37% -3.24% -20.28% Feb/23
Oat 255.4913 2.25 -0.87% -4.58% -7.26% 1.49% Feb/23
Sugar 13.74 0.03 0.22% 2.69% 4.41% -30.61% Feb/23
Wool 1,820.00 5.00 0.28% 0.44% 2.08% 25.60% Feb/22
Tea 3.17 0.00 0.00% -2.16% -2.76% -4.80% Feb/22
Canola 511.20 0.50 0.10% 1.61% 3.27% -0.80% Feb/23
Cocoa 2,156.00 16.00 -0.74% 0.89% 11.77% 7.00% Feb/22
Coffee 120.20 0.60 0.50% 1.91% -1.88% -16.76% Feb/23
Rubber 182.50 3.50 1.96% 6.73% -6.94% -39.59% Feb/23
Orange Juice 146.90 0.75 0.51% -2.84% -0.71% -14.62% Feb/23
Lumber 531.50 8.80 1.68% 4.67% 12.39% 44.63% Feb/23
Corn 366.7660 0.25 0.07% -0.20% 2.88% 0.76% Feb/23

Livestock Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Live Cattle 127.7988 0.75 -0.58% -1.77% 1.89% 3.27% Feb/23
Beef 9.90 0.02 -0.20% -1.10% -1.39% -0.90% Feb/22
Lean Hogs 71.4000 0.13 0.18% 2.40% -1.18% 4.96% Feb/23
Feeder Cattle 145.7400 0.48 -0.33% -2.66% -1.63% 19.75% Feb/23
Poultry 3.41 0.00 0.00% 1.79% -6.58% -7.84% Feb/22

Industrial Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Copper 3.1932 0.04 -1.25% -1.54% -0.48% 19.15% Feb/23
Bitumen 2,664.00 8.00 -0.30% 12.98% 3.26% -1.26% Feb/14
Steel 3,945.00 14.00 0.36% 0.64% -16.05% 8.74% Feb/14
Lead 2,547.00 0.00 0.00% -3.15% -2.24% 13.07% Feb/22
Aluminum 2,185.00 16.00 -0.73% 0.92% -2.00% 15.92% Feb/22
Tin 21,575.00 50.00 -0.23% 0.02% 4.18% 12.66% Feb/22
Zinc 3,531.00 10.00 -0.28% -1.09% 3.49% 24.81% Feb/22
Nickel 13,797.00 0.00 0.00% -2.20% 7.70% 27.65% Feb/22
Iron Ore 79.50 1.50 1.92% 1.92% 3.92% -12.64% Feb/22
Coal 103.15 0.50 0.49% 5.69% -3.55% 22.80% Feb/23
Cobalt 81,250 0.00 0.00% -0.31% 1.88% 70.16% Feb/22
Molybdenum 15,750.00 0.00 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 5.00% Feb/22
Lithium 139.07 1.17 0.85% 0.05% -5.07% 42.01% Feb/22

Index Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
LME Index 3,425.20 0.00 0.00% -0.40% 2.12% 19.62% Feb/22
CRB Index 198.82 1.13 0.57% 0.97% -0.72% 3.39% Feb/22
S&P GSCI 2,561.88 0.00 0.00% 0.72% -2.90% 7.36% Feb/22
Baltic Dry 1,185.00 18.00 1.54% 9.32% -1.25% 35.43% Feb/23


Cotton

The biggest producers of cotton in the world are China (26% of total production in 2010/11 fiscal year) and India (22%), followed by United States, Pakistan, Brazil, Australia and Uzbekistan. The United States is the biggest exporter of cotton (40% of total exports). India, Australia, Brazil and Uzbekistan also have a big share in the cotton trade. Cotton, a soft fiber that grows around the cotton plant, is the world’s most widely-used natural fiber for clothing.To maximize the needs of the cotton market, the New York Mercantile Exchange has made available a cotton futures contract for trading on the CME Globex® trading platform and for clearing through NYMEX ClearPort® clearing. The size of each contract is 50,000 pounds and its commodity code is TT. It is financially settled, and the final settlement price shall be set at the value of the New York Board of Trade cotton futures contract on the termination day of the contract month, or as specified by the Board of Directors. This page provides - Cotton - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Cotton - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
81.46 80.54 210.64 5.66 1912 - 2018 Cents/lb Daily