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United Kingdom: Overview of the Market for Cotton Lint 2020

Market Size for Cotton Lint in the UK

In 2019, the UK market for cotton lint was finally on the rise to reach $X after eleven years of decline. Overall, consumption, however, saw a abrupt decline. Over the period under review, the market attained the maximum level at $X in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Exports of Cotton Lint

Exports from the UK

In 2019, the amount of cotton lint exported from the UK declined dramatically to X kg, dropping by -X% against the previous year's figure. In general, exports recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. Over the period under review, and cotton seed exports reached the peak figure at X tonnes in 2018, and then declined markedly in the following year.

In value terms, cotton lint and cotton seed exports shrank rapidly to $X in 2019. Overall, exports recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. Over the period under review, and cotton seed exports reached the peak figure at $X in 2018, and then declined dramatically in the following year.

Exports by Country

The U.S. represented the main exporter of cotton lint in the world, with the volume of exports resulting at X tonnes, which was approx. X% of total exports in 2018. India (X tonnes) occupied a X% share (based on tonnes) of total exports, which put it in second place, followed by Brazil (X%) and Australia (X%). The following exporters - Benin (X tonnes), Cameroon (X tonnes), Greece (X tonnes) and Nigeria (X tonnes) - together made up X% of total exports.

The U.S. experienced a relatively flat trend pattern with regard to volume of exports of cotton lint. At the same time, Nigeria (+X%), Cameroon (+X%), Benin (+X%), Brazil (+X%), Australia (+X%) and Greece (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Nigeria emerged as the fastest-growing exporter exported in the world, with a CAGR of +X% from 2007-2018. India experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. Brazil (+X p.p.), the U.S. (+X p.p.), Australia (+X p.p.), Benin (+X p.p.), Cameroon (+X p.p.) and Nigeria (+X p.p.) significantly strengthened its position in terms of the global exports, while India saw its share reduced by -X% from 2007 to 2018, respectively. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, the U.S. ($X) remains the largest cotton lint and cotton seed supplier from the UK, comprising X% of global exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by India ($X), with a X% share of global exports. It was followed by Brazil, with a X% share.

In the U.S., cotton lint and cotton seed exports increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007-2018. The remaining exporting countries recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: India (+X% per year) and Brazil (+X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

The export price for cotton lint in the UK stood at $X per tonne in 2018, approximately mirroring the previous year. Overall, the export price showed a relatively flat trend pattern. Over the period under review, export prices reached the maximum in 2018 and is likely to continue growth in the near future.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major exporting countries. In 2018, the country with the highest price was India ($X per tonne), while Nigeria ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by India, while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Imports of Cotton Lint

Imports into the UK

In 2019, overseas purchases of cotton lint decreased by -X% to X tonnes, falling for the second year in a row after eight years of growth. Overall, imports recorded a deep reduction. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2017 when imports increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, and cotton seed imports attained the peak figure at X tonnes in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, imports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, cotton lint and cotton seed imports declined to $X in 2019. In general, imports showed a abrupt curtailment. The smallest decline of -X% was in 2015. The UK imports peaked at $X in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Imports by Country

In 2018, China (X tonnes), Viet Nam (X tonnes), Bangladesh (X tonnes), Indonesia (X tonnes), Turkey (X tonnes) and Pakistan (X tonnes) was the main importer of cotton lint in the world, comprising X% of total import. The following importers - India (X tonnes), Thailand (X tonnes), Mexico (X tonnes), South Korea (X tonnes), Malaysia (X tonnes) and Taiwan, Chinese (X tonnes) - together made up X% of total imports.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of purchases, amongst the leading importing countries, was attained by Viet Nam, while imports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest cotton lint and cotton seed importing markets into the UK were China ($X), Viet Nam ($X) and Bangladesh ($X), together accounting for X% of total imports.

In terms of the main importing countries, Viet Nam saw 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 2018, the import price for cotton lint in the UK amounted to $X per tonne, with an increase of X% against the previous year. In general, import price indicated a tangible expansion from 2007 to 2018: its price increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last eleven-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. As a result, import price reached the peak level and is likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

Average prices varied somewhat amongst the major importing countries. In 2018, major importing countries recorded the following prices: in India ($X per tonne) and China ($X per tonne), while Taiwan, Chinese ($X per tonne) and Pakistan ($X per tonne) were amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Bangladesh, while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

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 (7.4M tonnes), India (3.9M tonnes) and Pakistan (2.2M tonnes), together comprising 54% of global consumption. These countries were followed by Turkey, Viet Nam, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Brazil, Uzbekistan, Mexico, Australia and Mali, which together accounted for a further 31%.
What are the largest producers of cotton lint in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of cotton lint and cotton seed production in 2019 were China (6M tonnes), India (4.7M tonnes) and the U.S. (4M tonnes), with a combined 59% share of global production. These countries were followed by Brazil, Pakistan, Australia, Turkey, Uzbekistan, Mali and Mexico, which together accounted for a further 28%.
What are the leading suppliers of cotton lint to the UK?
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In value terms, Burkina Faso ($1M) constituted the largest supplier of cotton lint and cotton seed to the UK, comprising 56% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Zimbabwe ($368K), with a 20% share of total imports. It was followed by Spain, with a 16% share.
What are the leading importers of cotton lint from the UK?
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In value terms, Bangladesh ($1M) remains the key foreign market for cotton lint and cotton seed exports from the UK, comprising 92% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Indonesia ($34K), with a 3.1% 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 $2,296 per tonne in 2018, remaining stable against the previous year.
What is the average import price for cotton lint in the UK?
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In 2018, the average import price for cotton lint amounted to $2,970 per tonne, with an increase of 108% 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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