Cotton World Statistics
    1990-91 1991-92 1992-93 1993-94 1994-95 1995-96 1996-97 1997-98 1998-99 1999-2000
1 AREA

(in million Hectare)

                   
  World 33.06 34.65 32.43 30.60 31.85 35.55 33.64 33.91 33.37 32.62
  India 7.44 7.70 7.54 7.34 7.86 9.06 9.04 9.17 9.26 8.73
  Share of India As % of world area under cotton 22.51 22.22 23.25 23.99 24.68 25.49 26.87 27.04 27.75 26.76
2 PRODUCTION (in million Hectare)                    
  World 18.96 20.70 17.99 16.89 18.70 20.25 19.48 19.65 18.64 19.25
  India 1.99 2.05 2.38 2.10 2.36 2.75 2.98 2.80 2.71 2.80
  Share of India As % of world area under cotton 10.50 9.90 13.23 12.43 12.62 13.58 15.30 14.25 14.54 14.53
3 YIELD (in Kg per Hectare)                    
  World 574 597 555 552 587 520 579 579 559 590
  India 267 267 316 286 300 304 329 305 293 321
  Share of India As % of world average 46.52 44.72 56.94 51.81 51.11 53.33 56.82 52.68 52.41 54.41
4 CONSUMPTION (in million MT)                    
  World 18.59 18.40 18.76 18.53 18.56 18.64 19.20 19.42 19.03 19.31
  India 1.96 1.90 2.11 2.16 2.28 2.54 2.73 2.87 2.76 2.90
  Share of India As % of world consumption 10.55 10.33 11.25 11.66 12.28 13.63 14.22 14.78 14.50 15.02
5 EXPORTS (in million MT)                    
  World 5.05 5.09 5.54 6.09 6.16 63.09 6.07 6.00 5.29 5.86
  India 0.02 - 0.03 0.02 0.02 0.01 0.03 0.07 0.02 0.03
  Share of India As % of world export - 5.47 4.34 2.92 2.20 4.7 1.16 0.32 0.38 0.51
Source: Foreign Trade Statistics of India Vol-1 (DGCIS, Calcutta)
PRICES OF INTERNATIONAL VARITIES OF COTTON IN THE INTERNATIONAL MARKET WITH PRICES OF COMPARABLE INDIAN VARAIES IN INDIAN MARKET

International Price: Rs/Kg. C. I. F. Cotton Outlook Liverpool
Indian Variety: Rs/Kg. Spot Prices E. I. C. A., Mumbai.

 
1994-95 Sept. 1994 Oct. 1994 Nov. 1994 Dec. 1994 Jan. 1994 Feb. 1994 March 1994 April 1994 May 1994 June 1994 July 1994 Aug. 1994
Pak. Afzal J – 34 R/G
50.31
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50.48 43.02
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54.27
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55.12
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54.83
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56.80
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57.65
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55.12
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48.93
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50.05
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50.62
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50.05
Chinese 329  J – 34 S/G
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48.65
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45.55
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55.68
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57.37
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58.77
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59.33
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55.68
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51.74
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52.87
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53.15
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50.90
-
-
Oriean Texas Y – L (M. P.)
51.35 44.43
51.69 -
53.77 53.43
58.44 56.80
53.77 53.77
69.16 57.37
78.32 56.52
75.04 55.12
82.64 46.96
85.06 48.37
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49.77
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49.21
Pak S/G 1503 F – 414
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54.27
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-
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59.05
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61.72
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61.30
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63.55
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66.64
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62.43
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60.46
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62.43
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63.00
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60.18
Calif Ariz R – 4 (M. P.)
53.36 49.21
53.03 50.62
56.02 55.68
62.24 59.75
71.75 63.00
73.48 60.46
83.16 61.30
80.57 59.05
87.83 56.24
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54.83
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63.00
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60.13
Calif Acala S – 6
56.19 61.86
55.84 52.30
58.78 60.18
65.70 64.68
75.21 67.49
76.94 66.65
86.62 70.30
84.03 69.18
91.29 65.80
96.13 66.03
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67.09
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63.88
Sudan x 4B MCU – 5
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60.46
-
-
-
63.27
62.24 67.49
66.39 77.33
73.31 73.11
85.76 71.71
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75.08
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71.71
-
71.71
-
68.89
-
68.89
Am Pima – 3 DCH – 32
80.19 71.17
80.22 69.74
80.22 75.92
82.99 85.76
85.76 91.36
87.83 89.40
90.06 88.56
98.20 89.96
100.97 85.76
100.97 89.97
- 88.57
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88.57
 
1995-96
Sept. 1995
Oct. 1995
Nov. 1995
Dec. 1995
Jan. 1996
Feb. 1996
March 1996
April 1996
May 1996
June 1996
July 1996
Aug. 1996
Pak. Afzal J – 34 R/G
67.93 47.24
63.30 46.40
63.30 46.96
61.95 41.90
62.52 41.62
60.60 38.81
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37.68
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40.21
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-
-
-
-
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57.13
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Chinese 329 J – 34 S/G
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47.80
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50.62
-
47.80
-
42.46
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43.02
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40.21
-
39.37
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42.46
-
46.68
-
44.99
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43.59
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45.55
Oriean Texas Y – L (M. P.)
76.04 46.68
70.83 46.96
72.18 50.05
67.74 45.27
72.37 43.59
70.63 40.21
70.44 41.34
70.50 41.62
67.93 44.15
64.65 43.34
64.07 43.02
64.27 46.12
Pak S/G1503 F – 414
70.36 53.24
66.00 54.55
66.39 55.68
65.81 53.99
66.39 51.74
60.60 46.12
-
47.80
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50.33
-
52.02
-
51.46
-
51.74
59.83 52.02
Calif Ariz R – 4 (M. P.)
81.83 49.77
77.20 50.62
79.90 55.12
75.46 52.05
79.71 52.58
76.42 45.84
76.04 46.40
76.04 47.80
73.53 49.21
68.12 50.33
764.2 50.62
66.39 53.99
Calif Acala S – 6
85.69 61.30
81.05 57.93
85.30 61.30
80.09 59.33
83.95 57.08
79.90 54.55
79.51 53.99
79.32 55.96
76.14 56.24
73.53 52.87
73.91 56.24
41.11 58.49
Sudan x 4B MCU – 5
-
66.08
-
66.08
-
-
-
-
-
75.08
-
74.52
-
66.36
-
67.49
-
65.52
-
64.68
-
63.83
-
66.08
Am Pima – 3 DCH – 32
122.75 85.77
130.46 85.57
-
92.77
142.04 94.17
138.18 94.17
137.41 92.80
137.41 83.60
-
90.00
130.46 92.80
124.29 81.55
-
77.33
-
78.84
 
1996-97 Sept. 1996 Oct. 1996 Nov. 1996 Dec. 1996 Jan. 1997 Feb. 1997 March 1997 April 1997 May 1997 June 1997 July 1997 Aug. 1997
Pak. Afzal LRA 54.10 5.29 53.82 50.29 53.52 49.16 -
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Pak. Afzal J – 34 R/G 53.12 49.48 52.84 48.74 52.55 46.50 54.02 44.39 55.27 44.67 53.83 46.35 54.89 48.32 54.25 48.46 56.19 51.41 58.15 55.76 57.71 55.06 58.32
African H – 4(MP) 55.77 57.73 56.08 58.01 56.49 58.02 58.39 53.66 58.43 53.38 58.47 53.94 58.55 54.22 57.11 55.90 57.57 59.70 58.75 62.08 59.28 60.98 57.93 62.78
CIS S – 6 53.40 62.36 54.02 60.96 54.32 61.66 56.39 55.06 58.23 55.34 57.03 56.75 58.67 57.17 56.62 60.12 58.56 62.64 60.13 64.47 59.66 63.07 60.29 65.53
American Pima DCH – 32 89.94 82.30 87.05 81.05 86.60 76.13 90.69 70.94 92.77 72.48 91.65 73.04 93.60 74.44 101.39 75.57 99.77 80.62 99.39 82.45 99.26 81.05 99.30 81.75
 
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