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United Kingdom: Cotton Lint Market Overview 2021

Cotton Lint Market Size in the UK

The UK cotton lint market soared to $X in 2020, with an increase of X% against the previous year. In general, consumption, however, continues to indicate a slight setback. Over the period under review, the market attained the peak level at $X in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2020, consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Cotton Lint Production in the UK

In value terms, cotton lint production totaled $X in 2020 estimated in export prices. In general, production recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. Over the period under review, production hit record highs in 2020 and is likely to continue growth in the near future.

The average yield of cotton lint in the UK was estimated at X kg per ha in 2020, standing approx. at the previous year. Overall, the yield continues to indicate 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.

In 2020, the total area harvested in terms of cotton lint production in the UK stood at X ha, stabilizing at 2019 figures. Over the period under review, the harvested area showed a relatively flat trend pattern.

Cotton Lint Exports

Exports from the UK

In 2020, the amount of cotton lint exported from the UK stood at X tonnes, approximately mirroring the previous year. In general, exports faced a significant decrease. Exports peaked at X tonnes in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2020, exports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, cotton lint exports totaled $X in 2020. Overall, exports recorded significant growth. Over the period under review, exports reached the maximum in 2020 and are expected to retain growth in years to come.

Exports by Country

South Korea (X tonnes), Germany (X tonnes) and Kuwait (X tonnes) were the main destinations of cotton lint exports from the UK, with a combined X% share of total exports.

From 2007 to 2020, the biggest increases were in Kuwait (+X% per year), while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

It was followed by Kuwait, with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value to Germany totaled +X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: South Korea (+X% per year) and Kuwait (+X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

The average cotton lint export price stood at $X per tonne in 2020, approximately equating the previous year. Overall, the export price recorded significant growth. Over the period under review, average export prices hit record highs in 2020 and is expected to retain growth in the near future.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest price was Germany ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to Falkland Islands (Malvinas) ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to South Korea (+X% per year), while the prices for the other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

Cotton Lint Imports

Imports into the UK

In 2020, supplies from abroad of cotton lint decreased by -X% to X tonnes, falling for the second year in a row after two years of growth. Over the period under review, imports continue to indicate a abrupt slump. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 when imports increased by X% y-o-y. Imports peaked at X tonnes in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2020, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, cotton lint imports fell notably to $X in 2020. Overall, imports faced a deep contraction. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2018 when imports increased by X% y-o-y. Imports peaked at $X in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2020, imports failed to regain the momentum.

Imports by Country

In 2020, the Netherlands (X tonnes) constituted the largest supplier of cotton lint to the UK, with a X% share of total imports. Moreover, cotton lint imports from the Netherlands exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest supplier, China (X tonnes), fourfold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by India (X tonnes), with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of volume from the Netherlands totaled +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: China (+X% per year) and India (+X% per year).

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

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value from the Netherlands amounted to +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: China (+X% per year) and India (+X% per year).

Import Prices by Country

The average cotton lint import price stood at $X per tonne in 2020, picking up by X% against the previous year. In general, the import price saw prominent growth. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2011 when the average import price increased by X% y-o-y. The import price peaked in 2020 and is expected to retain growth in the immediate term.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major supplying countries. In 2020, 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 2020, 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 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 consumption in 2020 were China (8M tonnes), India (4.1M tonnes) and Pakistan (2.5M tonnes), together accounting for 58% of global consumption. These countries were followed by Turkey, Viet Nam, Bangladesh, Australia, Uzbekistan, Mexico and Indonesia, which together accounted for a further 29%.
What are the largest producers of cotton lint in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of cotton lint production in 2020 were China (5.9M tonnes), India (4.8M tonnes) and the U.S. (4M tonnes), with a combined 56% share of global production. These countries were followed by Brazil, Pakistan, Australia, Turkey, Uzbekistan and Mexico, which together accounted for a further 29%.
What are the leading suppliers of cotton lint to the UK?
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In value terms, the Netherlands ($538K) constituted the largest supplier of cotton lint to the UK, comprising 52% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by China ($173K), with a 17% share of total imports. It was followed by India, with a 9.4% share.
What are the leading importers of cotton lint from the UK?
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It was followed by Kuwait, with a 14% share.
What is the average export price for cotton lint in the UK?
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The average cotton lint export price stood at $15,207 per tonne in 2020, approximately equating the previous year.
What is the average import price for cotton lint in the UK?
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The average cotton lint import price stood at $5,232 per tonne in 2020, jumping by 16% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• FCL 767 - Cotton Lint

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the cotton lint market 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

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 2007–2020
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Destinations for Exports

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2007–2020
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 2020
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Table 3:
Market Value, 2007–2020
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption In 2007–2020
Table 5:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 6:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 7:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2020
Table 8:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 9:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 10:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2020
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2020
Figure 3:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 4:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 5:
Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 6:
Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 7:
Per Capita Consumption, 2007–2020
Figure 8:
Market Forecast To 2030
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, 2007–2020
Figure 22:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 23:
Area Harvested, 2007–2020
Figure 24:
Yield, 2007–2020
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 27:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 28:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 29:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 30:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2020
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 33:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 34:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 35:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 36:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2020
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