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United Kingdom: Overview of the Market for Cotton Lint 2021

Market Size for Cotton Lint in the UK

For the thirteenth year in a row, the UK market for cotton lint recorded growth in sales value, which increased by X% to $X in 2019. Over the period under review, consumption enjoyed a significant expansion. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Cotton lint and cotton seed consumption peaked in 2019 and is expected to retain growth in the immediate term.

Production of Cotton Lint in the UK

In value terms, cotton lint and cotton seed production surged to $X in 2019 estimated in export prices. Overall, production, however, recorded a dramatic decrease. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2009 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, and cotton seed production attained the maximum level at $X in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2019, production failed to regain the momentum.

In 2019, the average yield of cotton lint in the UK stood at X kg per ha, approximately reflecting the previous year's figure. In general, the yield saw a relatively flat trend pattern. Despite the increased use of modern agricultural techniques and methods, future yield figures may still be impacted by adverse weather conditions.

The cotton lint and cotton seed harvested area in the UK amounted to X ha in 2019, standing approx. at 2018 figures. Over the period under review, the harvested area recorded a relatively flat trend pattern.

Exports of Cotton Lint

Exports from the UK

For the fourth year in a row, the UK recorded decline in shipments abroad of cotton lint, which decreased by -X% to X tonnes in 2019. Overall, exports recorded a precipitous curtailment. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2009 when exports increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, and cotton seed exports attained the maximum at X tonnes in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2019, exports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, cotton lint and cotton seed exports shrank markedly to $X in 2019. Over the period under review, exports recorded a sharp slump. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2009 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Exports peaked at $X in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2019, exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Exports by Country

Portugal (X tonnes) was the main destination for cotton lint and cotton seed exports from the UK, accounting for a X% share of total exports. Moreover, cotton lint and cotton seed exports to Portugal exceeded the volume sent to the second major destination, Italy (X tonnes), more than tenfold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Denmark (X tonnes), with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual growth rate of volume to Portugal totaled -X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Italy (-X% per year) and Denmark (+X% per year).

In value terms, the largest markets for cotton lint and cotton seed exported from the UK were Portugal ($X), Denmark ($X) and Poland ($X), together comprising X% of total exports.

Denmark (+X% per year) recorded the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of exports, in terms of the main countries of destination over the period under review, while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

In 2019, the average export price for cotton lint amounted to $X per tonne, rising by X% against the previous year. In general, the export price posted a buoyant increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 when the average export price increased by X% against the previous year. As a result, export price reached the peak level of $X per tonne. From 2012 to 2019, the growth in terms of the average export prices remained at a somewhat lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices for the major overseas markets. In 2019, the country with the highest price was Denmark ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to Portugal ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to Denmark, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

Imports of Cotton Lint

Imports into the UK

In 2019, overseas purchases of cotton lint increased by X% to X tonnes, rising for the tenth consecutive year after two years of decline. Over the period under review, imports saw a resilient increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, and cotton seed imports attained the maximum in 2019 and are likely to see gradual growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, cotton lint and cotton seed imports soared to $X in 2019. Overall, imports posted resilient growth. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2018 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, and cotton seed imports hit record highs in 2019 and are likely to continue growth in years to come.

Imports by Country

In 2019, the U.S. (X tonnes) constituted the largest supplier of cotton lint and cotton seed to the UK, with a X% share of total imports. Moreover, cotton lint and cotton seed imports from the U.S. exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest supplier, Turkey (X tonnes), fivefold. India (X tonnes) ranked third in terms of total imports with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume from the U.S. totaled +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Turkey (+X% per year) and India (+X% per year).

In value terms, the U.S. ($X) constituted the largest supplier of cotton lint and cotton seed to the UK, comprising X% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by India ($X), with a X% share of total imports. It was followed by Pakistan, with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value from the U.S. stood at +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: India (+X% per year) and Pakistan (-X% per year).

Import Prices by Country

The average import price for cotton lint stood at $X per tonne in 2019, picking up by X% against the previous year. Overall, the import price, however, showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2018 an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, average import prices reached the peak figure at $X per tonne in 2009; however, from 2010 to 2019, import prices remained at a lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of origin; the country with the highest price was China ($X per tonne), while the price for the U.S. ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Pakistan, while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced mixed trend patterns.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for cotton lint in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of cotton lint and cotton seed consumption in 2019 were China (1.5M tonnes), Viet Nam (1.3M tonnes) and Bangladesh (1.1M tonnes), together comprising 35% of global consumption. These countries were followed by Uzbekistan, Australia, Turkey, Indonesia, Pakistan, Burkina Faso, Turkmenistan, the U.S., Thailand and Malaysia, which together accounted for a further 43%.
What are the largest producers of cotton lint in the world?
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The U.S. (3.8M tonnes) constituted the country with the largest volume of cotton lint and cotton seed production, accounting for 32% of total volume. Moreover, cotton lint and cotton seed production in the U.S. exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Brazil (1.7M tonnes), twofold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Australia (1.4M tonnes), with a 12% share.
What are the leading suppliers of cotton lint to the UK?
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In value terms, the U.S. ($5.7M) constituted the largest supplier of cotton lint and cotton seed to the UK, comprising 35% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by India ($2.2M), with a 14% share of total imports. It was followed by Pakistan, with a 12% share.
What are the leading importers of cotton lint from the UK?
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In value terms, Portugal ($202K), Denmark ($105K) and Poland ($48K) were the largest markets for cotton lint and cotton seed exported from the UK worldwide, with a combined 62% share of total exports.
What is the average export price for cotton lint in the UK?
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The average export price for cotton lint stood at $3,235 per tonne in 2019, increasing by 41% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for cotton lint in the UK?
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In 2019, the average import price for cotton lint amounted to $1,748 per tonne, surging by 4.1% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• FCL 767 - Cotton Lint

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the market for cotton lint and cotton seed in the UK. 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 2025.


Country coverage:
• United Kingdom

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

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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
GLOSSARY AND SPECIFIC TERMS
2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

A Quick Overview of Market Performance

2.1
KEY FINDINGS
2.2
MARKET TRENDS
3. MARKET OVERVIEW

Understanding the Current State of The Market and Its Prospects

3.1
MARKET SIZE
3.2
MARKET STRUCTURE
3.3
TRADE BALANCE
3.4
PER CAPITA CONSUMPTION
3.5
MARKET FORECAST TO 2030
4. MOST PROMISING PRODUCTS

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, HARVESTED AREA AND YIELD
8. IMPORTS

The Largest Import Supplying Countries

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2007–2019
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Destinations for Exports

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2007–2019
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

LIST OF TABLES
Table 1:
Key Findings In 2019
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Table 3:
Market Value, 2007–2019
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption In 2007–2019
Table 5:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 6:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 7:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2019
Table 8:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 9:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 10:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2019
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2019
Figure 3:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 4:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 5:
Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 6:
Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 7:
Per Capita Consumption, 2007–2019
Figure 8:
Market Forecast To 2025
Figure 9:
Products: Market Size And Growth, By Type
Figure 10:
Products: Average Per Capita Consumption, By Type
Figure 11:
Products: Exports And Growth, By Type
Figure 12:
Products: Export Prices And Growth, By Type
Figure 13:
Production Volume And Growth
Figure 14:
Yield And Growth
Figure 15:
Exports And Growth
Figure 16:
Export Prices And Growth
Figure 17:
Market Size And Growth
Figure 18:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 19:
Imports And Growth
Figure 20:
Import Prices
Figure 21:
Production, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 22:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 23:
Area Harvested, 2007–2019
Figure 24:
Yield, 2007–2019
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 27:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 28:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 29:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 30:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2019
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 33:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 34:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 35:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 36:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2019

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