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Asia - Cotton Lint - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights

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Asia: Cotton Lint Market 2023

Cotton Lint Market Size in Asia

The Asian cotton lint market expanded notably to $X in 2021, increasing by 5.7% against the previous year. In general, consumption, however, showed a slight decrease. Over the period under review, the market reached the maximum level at $X in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, consumption failed to regain momentum.

Cotton Lint Production in Asia

In value terms, cotton lint production expanded rapidly to $X in 2021 estimated in export price. Overall, production, however, saw a pronounced decline. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2017 when the production volume increased by 20%. Over the period under review, production reached the maximum level at $X in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, production remained at a lower figure.

The countries with the highest volumes of production in 2021 were China (X tons), India (X tons) and Pakistan (X tons), together comprising 86% of total production.

From 2012 to 2021, the biggest increases were in China (with a CAGR of +0.4%), while production for the other leaders experienced mixed trends in the production figures.

The average cotton lint yield dropped to X tons per ha in 2021, with a decrease of -5.1% compared with 2020 figures. Over the period under review, the yield continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2020 when the yield increased by 11%. As a result, the yield reached the peak level of X tons per ha, and then shrank in the following year. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.

In 2021, the total area harvested in terms of cotton lint production in Asia amounted to X ha, with an increase of 6.9% compared with the previous year's figure. In general, the harvested area, however, showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 with an increase of 17%. The level of harvested area peaked at X ha in 2019; however, from 2020 to 2021, the harvested area failed to regain momentum.

Cotton Lint Exports

Exports in Asia

Cotton lint exports soared to X tons in 2021, growing by 25% compared with the previous year's figure. Over the period under review, exports, however, showed a perceptible shrinkage. The volume of export peaked at X tons in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2021, the exports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, cotton lint exports surged to $X in 2021. In general, exports, however, continue to indicate a noticeable slump. The level of export peaked at $X in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2021, the exports remained at a lower figure.

Exports by Country

India dominates exports structure, amounting to X tons, which was near 65% of total exports in 2021. It was distantly followed by Turkey (X tons), Azerbaijan (X tons) and Tajikistan (X tons), together making up an 18% share of total exports. The following exporters - Uzbekistan (X tons), Afghanistan (X tons) and Kazakhstan (X tons) - together made up 9.7% of total exports.

From 2012 to 2021, average annual rates of growth with regard to cotton lint exports from India stood at -4.3%. At the same time, Azerbaijan (+39.7%), Afghanistan (+11.7%), Turkey (+11.4%) and Tajikistan (+2.4%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Azerbaijan emerged as the fastest-growing exporter exported in Asia, with a CAGR of +39.7% from 2012-2021. Kazakhstan experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. By contrast, Uzbekistan (-28.2%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. Azerbaijan (+6 p.p.), Turkey (+4.9 p.p.), Uzbekistan (+3.7 p.p.), Afghanistan (+2.6 p.p.) and Tajikistan (+2.1 p.p.) significantly strengthened its position in terms of the total exports, while India saw its share reduced by -5.9% from 2012 to 2021, respectively. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, India ($X) remains the largest cotton lint supplier in Asia, comprising 66% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was held by Turkey ($X), with an 8.1% share of total exports. It was followed by Azerbaijan, with a 5.1% share.

In India, cotton lint exports declined by an average annual rate of -3.4% over the period from 2012-2021. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: Turkey (+13.4% per year) and Azerbaijan (+43.3% per year).

Export Prices by Country

In 2021, the export price in Asia amounted to $X per ton, jumping by 37% against the previous year. In general, the export price showed a relatively flat trend pattern. As a result, the export price reached the peak level and is likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

Average prices varied somewhat amongst the major exporting countries. In 2021, major exporting countries recorded the following prices: in Turkey ($X per ton) and Afghanistan ($X per ton), while Azerbaijan ($X per ton) and Uzbekistan ($X per ton) were amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Azerbaijan (+2.6%), while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Cotton Lint Imports

Imports in Asia

In 2021, purchases abroad of cotton lint increased by 7.8% to X tons, rising for the fifth consecutive year after four years of decline. Overall, imports, however, showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2017 when imports increased by 16% against the previous year. Over the period under review, imports attained the maximum at X tons in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, imports failed to regain momentum.

In value terms, cotton lint imports skyrocketed to $X in 2021. Over the period under review, imports, however, saw a noticeable decrease. Over the period under review, imports reached the peak figure at $X in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Imports by Country

The countries with the highest levels of cotton lint imports in 2021 were China (X tons), Vietnam (X tons), Bangladesh (X tons), Turkey (X tons) and Pakistan (X tons), together finishing at 84% of total import. It was distantly followed by Indonesia (X tons), generating a 6.6% share of total imports. India (X tons) followed a long way behind the leaders.

From 2012 to 2021, the biggest increases were in Pakistan (with a CAGR of +15.7%), while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, China ($X), Bangladesh ($X) and Vietnam ($X) constituted the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2021, together accounting for 58% of total imports.

In terms of the main importing countries, Vietnam, with a CAGR of +13.5%, recorded the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of imports, over the period under review, while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Import Prices by Country

In 2021, the import price in Asia amounted to $X per ton, growing by 22% against the previous year. Overall, the import price, however, continues to indicate a slight reduction. The level of import peaked at $X per ton in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, import prices failed to regain momentum.

Average prices varied somewhat amongst the major importing countries. In 2021, major importing countries recorded the following prices: in India ($X per ton) and Turkey ($X per ton), while Vietnam ($X per ton) and China ($X per ton) were amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by India (+3.0%), while the other leaders experienced a decline in the import price figures.

Source: IndexBox Market Intelligence Platform

Base Year Historical Period Forecast Period Units
2022 2012-2022 2023-2030 US$, Tons

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for cotton lint in Asia?
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The countries with the highest volumes of consumption in 2021 were China, India and Pakistan, with a combined 81% share of total consumption. These countries were followed by Turkey, Uzbekistan, Bangladesh and Vietnam, which together accounted for a further 14%.
What are the largest producers of cotton lint in Asia?
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The countries with the highest volumes of production in 2021 were China, India and Pakistan, with a combined 86% share of total production.
What are the leading suppliers of cotton lint in Asia?
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In value terms, India remains the largest cotton lint supplier in Asia, comprising 66% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was held by Turkey, with an 8.1% share of total exports. It was followed by Azerbaijan, with a 5.1% share.
What are the leading importers of cotton lint in Asia?
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In value terms, China, Bangladesh and Vietnam appeared to be the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2021, together accounting for 58% of total imports.
What is the average export price for cotton lint in Asia?
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The export price in Asia stood at $2,057 per ton in 2021, growing by 37% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for cotton lint in Asia?
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In 2021, the import price in Asia amounted to $1,948 per ton, picking up by 22% against the previous year.

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the cotton lint market in Asia. Within it, you will discover the latest data on market trends and opportunities by country, consumption, production and price developments, as well as the global trade (imports and exports). The forecast exhibits the market prospects through 2030.


Product coverage:
• FCL 767 - Cotton Lint
• FCL 328 - [Seed Cotton]

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Production in Asia, split by region and country
• Trade (exports and imports) in Asia
• Export and import prices
• Market trends, drivers and restraints
• Key market players and their profiles

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This report is designed for manufacturers, distributors, importers, and wholesalers, as well as for investors, consultants and advisors.

In this report, you can find information that helps you to make informed decisions on the following issues:
1. How to diversify your business and benefit from new market opportunities
2. How to load your idle production capacity
3. How to boost your sales on overseas markets
4. How to increase your profit margins
5. How to make your supply chain more sustainable
6. How to reduce your production and supply chain costs
7. How to outsource production to other countries
8. How to prepare your business for global expansion
While doing this research, we combine the accumulated expertise of our analysts and the capabilities of artificial intelligence. The AI-based platform, developed by our data scientists, constitutes the key working tool for business analysts, empowering them to discover deep insights and ideas from the marketing data.
1. INTRODUCTION

Making Data-Driven Decisions to Grow Your Business

1.1
REPORT DESCRIPTION
1.2
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AND AI PLATFORM
1.3
DATA-DRIVEN DECISIONS FOR YOUR BUSINESS
1.4
REPORT DESCRIPTION
2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

A Quick Overview of Market Performance

3. MARKET OVERVIEW

Understanding the Current State of The Market and Its Prospects

3.1
MARKET SIZE
3.2
CONSUMPTION BY COUNTRY
3.3
MARKET FORECAST TO 2030
4. MOST PROMISING PRODUCT

Finding New Products to Diversify Your Business

4.1
TOP PRODUCTS TO DIVERSIFY YOUR BUSINESS
4.2
BEST-SELLING PRODUCTS
4.3
MOST CONSUMED PRODUCT
4.4
MOST TRADED PRODUCT
4.5
MOST PROFITABLE PRODUCT FOR EXPORT
5. MOST PROMISING SUPPLYING COUNTRIES

Choosing the Best Countries to Establish Your Sustainable Supply Chain

5.1
TOP COUNTRIES TO SOURCE YOUR PRODUCT
5.2
TOP PRODUCING COUNTRIES
5.3
COUNTRIES WITH TOP YIELDS
5.4
TOP EXPORTING COUNTRIES
5.5
LOW-COST EXPORTING COUNTRIES
6. MOST PROMISING OVERSEAS MARKETS

Choosing the Best Countries to Boost Your Exports

6.1
TOP OVERSEAS MARKETS FOR EXPORTING YOUR PRODUCT
6.2
TOP CONSUMING MARKETS
6.3
UNSATURATED MARKETS
6.4
TOP IMPORTING MARKETS
6.5
MOST PROFITABLE MARKETS
7. PRODUCTION

The Latest Trends and Insights into The Industry

7.1
PRODUCTION VOLUME AND VALUE
7.2
PRODUCTION BY COUNTRY
7.3
HARVESTED AREA AND YIELD BY COUNTRY
8. IMPORTS

The Largest Importers on The Market and How They Succeed

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2012–2022
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Exporters on The Market and How They Succeed

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2012–2022
9.2
EXPORTS BY COUNTRY
9.3
EXPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
10. PROFILES OF MAJOR PRODUCERS

The Largest Producers on The Market and Their Profiles

11. COUNTRY PROFILES

The Largest Markets And Their Profiles

• Afghanistan
• Armenia
• Azerbaijan
• Bahrain
• Bangladesh
• Bhutan
• Brunei Darussalam
• Cambodia
• China
• Hong Kong SAR
• Macao SAR
• Cyprus
• Georgia
• India
• Indonesia
• Iran
• Iraq
• Israel
• Japan
• Jordan
• Kazakhstan
• Kuwait
• Kyrgyzstan
• Lebanon
• Malaysia
• Maldives
• Mongolia
• Myanmar
• Nepal
• Oman
• Pakistan
• Palestine
• Philippines
• Qatar
• Saudi Arabia
• Singapore
• South Korea
• Sri Lanka
• Syrian Arab Republic
• Taiwan (Chinese)
• Tajikistan
• Thailand
• Timor-Leste
• Turkey
• Turkmenistan
• United Arab Emirates
• Uzbekistan
• Vietnam
• Yemen
• Lao People's Democratic Republic
• Democratic People's Republic of Korea
LIST OF TABLES
Table 1:
Key Findings In 2022
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Table 3:
Market Value, 2012–2022
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption, By Country, 2018–2022
Table 5:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 6:
Harvested Area, By Country, 2007-2022
Table 7:
Yield, By Country, 2007-2022
Table 8:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 9:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 10:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2022
Table 11:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 12:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 13:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2022
Table 14:
Producer Prices, By Major Producing Country, 2022
Table 15:
Producer Prices Index - Annual Data (2004-2006=100), By Major Producing Country
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2012–2022
Figure 3:
Consumption, By Country, 2022
Figure 4:
Market Forecast To 2030
Figure 5:
Products: Market Size And Growth, By Type
Figure 6:
Products: Average Per Capita Consumption, By Type
Figure 7:
Products: Exports And Growth, By Type
Figure 8:
Products: Export Prices And Growth, By Type
Figure 9:
Production Volume And Growth
Figure 10:
Yield And Growth
Figure 11:
Exports And Growth
Figure 12:
Export Prices And Growth
Figure 13:
Market Size And Growth
Figure 14:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 15:
Imports And Growth
Figure 16:
Import Prices
Figure 17:
Production, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 18:
Production, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 19:
Area Harvested, 2012–2022
Figure 20:
Yield, 2012–2022
Figure 21:
Production, By Country, 2022
Figure 22:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 23:
Harvested Area, By Country, 2022
Figure 24:
Harvested Area, By Country, 2007-2022
Figure 25:
Yield, By Country, 2007-2022
Figure 26:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 27:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 28:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2022
Figure 29:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 30:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 31:
Import Prices, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 32:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 33:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 34:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2022
Figure 35:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 36:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 37:
Export Prices, 2012–2022
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