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Global Cotton Lint Market 2023

Cotton Lint Market Size

The global cotton lint market rose notably to $X in 2021, with an increase of 8% against the previous year. Overall, consumption, however, continues to indicate a slight shrinkage. Global consumption peaked at $X in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Cotton Lint Production

In value terms, cotton lint production expanded remarkably to $X in 2021 estimated in export price. Over the period under review, production, however, continues to indicate a noticeable descent. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 when the production volume increased by 24% against the previous year. Over the period under review, global production attained 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 the United States (X tons), with a combined 65% share of global production. Brazil, Pakistan, Uzbekistan and Turkey lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 20%.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of production, amongst the main producing countries, was attained by Brazil (with a CAGR of +3.5%), while production for the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In 2021, the global average cotton lint yield reduced modestly to X tons per ha, which is down by -2.7% against 2020 figures. In general, the yield showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2016 with an increase of 7.7%. The global yield peaked at X tons per ha in 2020, and then shrank slightly 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 global cotton lint harvested area reached X ha, increasing by 6.1% compared with the year before. Overall, the harvested area showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2017 when the harvested area increased by 15%. The global harvested area peaked at X ha in 2019; however, from 2020 to 2021, the harvested area remained at a lower figure.

Cotton Lint Exports

Exports

In 2021, shipments abroad of cotton lint increased by 1.3% to X tons, rising for the fifth year in a row after three years of decline. Overall, exports saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 with an increase of 17%. The global exports 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, saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 with an increase of 31%. Over the period under review, the global exports hit record highs at $X in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, the exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Exports by Country

The United States (X tons) and Brazil (X tons) were the largest exporters of cotton lint in 2021, recording near 31% and 21% of total exports, respectively. It was distantly followed by India (X tons) and Australia (X tons), together generating a 21% share of total exports. Greece (X tons), Benin (X tons) and Burkina Faso (X tons) held a relatively small share of total exports.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of shipments, amongst the key exporting countries, was attained by Benin (with a CAGR of +15.4%), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the United States ($X), Brazil ($X) and India ($X) constituted the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2021, together accounting for 66% of global exports. These countries were followed by Australia, Greece, Benin and Burkina Faso, which together accounted for a further 19%.

In terms of the main exporting countries, Benin, with a CAGR of +17.3%, recorded the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of exports, over the period under review, while shipments for the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

In 2021, the average cotton lint export price amounted to $X per ton, growing by 23% against the previous year. In general, the export price, however, continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The global export price peaked at $X per ton in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, the export prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Average prices varied noticeably amongst the major exporting countries. In 2021, major exporting countries recorded the following prices: in Greece ($X per ton) and India ($X per ton), while Brazil ($X per ton) and Benin ($X per ton) were amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Greece (+1.8%), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Cotton Lint Imports

Imports

In 2021, overseas purchases of cotton lint increased by 8.2% to X tons, rising for the fifth consecutive year after three years of decline. Overall, imports, however, recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 with an increase of 15%. Global imports peaked at X tons in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2021, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, cotton lint imports surged to $X in 2021. Over the period under review, imports, however, showed a pronounced reduction. Over the period under review, global imports attained the peak figure at $X in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, imports failed to regain momentum.

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 reaching 78% of total import. It was distantly followed by Indonesia (X tons), generating a 6.1% 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 global 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, with a combined 53% share of global imports.

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

Import Prices by Country

The average cotton lint import price stood at $X per ton in 2021, with an increase of 21% against the previous year. In general, the import price, however, continues to indicate a mild setback. Over the period under review, average import prices reached the maximum at $X per ton in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, import prices remained at a lower figure.

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 global 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 the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of consumption in 2021 were China, India and the United States, with a combined 63% share of global consumption. These countries were followed by Brazil, Pakistan, Turkey and Uzbekistan, which together accounted for a further 20%.
What are the largest producers of cotton lint in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of production in 2021 were China, India and the United States, together comprising 65% of global production. These countries were followed by Brazil, Pakistan, Uzbekistan and Turkey, which together accounted for a further 20%.
What are the leading suppliers of cotton lint in the world?
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In value terms, the United States, Brazil and India constituted the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2021, with a combined 66% share of global exports. Australia, Greece, Benin and Burkina Faso lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 19%.
What are the leading importers of cotton lint in the world?
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In value terms, the largest cotton lint importing markets worldwide were China, Bangladesh and Vietnam, together accounting for 53% of global imports.
What is the average export price for cotton lint in the world?
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In 2021, the average cotton lint export price amounted to $1,892 per ton, rising by 23% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for cotton lint in the world?
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In 2021, the average cotton lint import price amounted to $1,958 per ton, increasing by 21% against the previous year.

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the global cotton lint market. 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:
• Global market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Global production, split by region and country
• Global trade (exports and imports)
• Export and import prices
• Market trends, drivers and restraints
• Key market players and their profiles

Company coverage:
Cargill Cotton, Olam International, ACG Cotton Marketing, LLC, Acotex Corporation, Allbright Cotton, Allenberg Cotton Co., AMCOT, America Tongzhou Cotton Trading Inc., American Cotton Shippers Association, Autauga Quality Cotton Association, Baco Trading, Barrentine Company, Brighann Marketing, Calcot, Cam Cotton LLC, Caney Valley Cotton Company, Carolinas Cotton Growers Cooperative, CC Cotton LLC, Chesnutt Cotton Co., Choice Cotton Company, Cofco Agri, Commodity Export Corp., ECOM USA, Farmcot Inc, Glencore Ltd., Greenbelt Cotton Company, Jabbour Cotton Co., Panamerica Commodities, Toyo Cotton Company, Turley Cotton Co.

Reasons to buy this report:
• Take advantage of the latest data
• Find deeper insights into current market developments
• Discover vital success factors affecting the market
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. GLOBAL 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. GLOBAL 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. GLOBAL 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

United States
China
Japan
Germany
United Kingdom
France
Brazil
Italy
Russian Federation
India
Canada
Australia
Republic of Korea
Spain
Mexico
Indonesia
Netherlands
Turkey
Saudi Arabia
Switzerland
Sweden
Nigeria
Poland
Belgium
Argentina
Norway
Austria
Thailand
United Arab Emirates
Colombia
Denmark
South Africa
Malaysia
Israel
Singapore
Egypt
Philippines
Finland
Chile
Ireland
Pakistan
Greece
Portugal
Kazakhstan
Algeria
Czech Republic
Qatar
Peru
Romania
Vietnam
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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