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Politicians Join Cotton Growers in Urging Trump to Renew Cost Share Program

The historic volatility of the U.S. cotton market, impacted by factors ranging from weather conditions and price fluctuations to fashion trends and global economics, calls for continued government support, according to industry organizations and politicians from both parties. A bipartisan block of 135 Senators and……...

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US Cotton Exports Surge, Fed by Vietnam and China

It’s been a good year for U.S. cotton exporters, with substantial increases in shipments to Vietnam and its Asian neighbors, although robust global production has kept prices down.

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Supply Chain Foundation Stable, But Uncertainty Lurks

Sourcing executives are heading into the second half of the year with some stability in raw material prices and freight rates. But volatility could be just around the next crop season, oil spike or political chaos. As apparel and textile buyers and production managers scout……...

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Cotton Prices Settle Down in May

After briefly spiking during the month, cotton prices settled down, ending May lower than at the end of April.

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Cotton Inc. Economist: Raw Material Prices on See-Saw Path

Cotton prices remain somewhat volatile, but the long-term outlook bodes well for brands and retailers that use the raw material, according to John Devine senior economist at Cotton Incorporated.

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Cotton Prices Rise 9 Percent in April

Cotton prices have increased by about 9 percent so far in 2017, according to data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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