Cotton prices rose sharply in the last few days of August, ending the month at 70.96 cents, almost 4 cents per pound, or about 5.6%, higher than at the end of July, according to data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Uncertainty over the……...
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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……...Read more
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.Read more
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……...Read more