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Commodity Economics

Commodity Economics

Supply Chain

Monthly Economic Letter June 2024

RECENT PRICE MOVEMENT Most benchmark prices decreased over the past month. SUPPLY, DEMAND, & TRADE The latest USDA report featured only marginal changes to world production (+91,000 bales to 119.1…

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Monthly Economic Letter May 2024

RECENT PRICE MOVEMENT All benchmark prices decreased over the past month.•The July NY/ICE futures contract dropped from 93 to 77 cents/lb between early April and the present.•The December NY/ICE futures…

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Supply Chain

Monthly Economic Letter April 2024

RECENT PRICE MOVEMENT Cotton benchmarks either decreased or were steady over the past month. SUPPLY, DEMAND, & TRADE The latest USDA report featured small changes to world production (-33,000 bales…

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Monthly Economic Letter March 2024

RECENT PRICE MOVEMENT All cotton benchmarks increased over the past month. SUPPLY, DEMAND, & TRADE The latest USDA report featured small increases to global production (+131,000 to 113.0 million bales)…

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Monthly Economic Letter February 2024

RECENT PRICE MOVEMENT Most cotton benchmarks increased over the past month. SUPPLY, DEMAND, & TRADE The latest USDA report featured only minor changes to global cotton production (-355,000 bales to…

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Monthly Economic Letter January 2024

RECENT PRICE MOVEMENT Most cotton benchmarks were flat over the past month. Pakistani prices increased. SUPPLY, DEMAND, & TRADE The latest USDA report featured a slight increase to global production…

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Monthly Economic Letter December 2023

RECENT PRICE MOVEMENT Cotton benchmarks were flat or slightly lower over the past month. Pakistani spot prices decreased slightly from 75 to 73 cents/lb.  In domestic terms, values fell from…

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Monthly Economic Letter November 2023

RECENT PRICE MOVEMENT Most cotton benchmarks decreased over the past month. SUPPLY, DEMAND, & TRADE The latest USDA report featured a +855,000 bale increase to world cotton production (to 113.5…

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Monthly Economic Letter October 2023

RECENT PRICE MOVEMENT Cotton benchmarks were flat or lower over the past month. SUPPLY, DEMAND, & TRADE The latest USDA report featured a small increase to 2023/24 world production (from…

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Supply Chain

Monthly Economic Letter September 2023

RECENT PRICE MOVEMENT Cotton benchmarks moved higher and then lower over the past month.  Current values for most prices are near those posted one month ago. SUPPLY, DEMAND, & TRADE…

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