Cotton  1912-2016 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

Cotton increased 0.11 Cents/lb or 0.19% to 58.64 on Friday February 12 from 58.53 in the previous trading session. Looking back, Cotton lost 3.59 Cents/lb or 5.77 percent during the last 12 months from 62.23 Cents/lb in February of 2015. Historically, Cotton reached an all time high of 210.64 in March of 2011 and a record low of 5.66 in December of 1930.

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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
58.64 58.53 210.64 5.66 1912 - 2016 Cents/lb Daily
The biggest producers of cotton in the world are China (26% of total production in 2010/11 fiscal year) and India (22%), followed by United States, Pakistan, Brazil, Australia and Uzbekistan. The United States is the biggest exporter of cotton (40% of total exports). India, Australia, Brazil and Uzbekistan also have a big share in the cotton trade. Cotton, a soft fiber that grows around the cotton plant, is the world’s most widely-used natural fiber for clothing.To maximize the needs of the cotton market, the New York Mercantile Exchange has made available a cocoa futures contract for trading on the CME Globex® trading platform and for clearing through NYMEX ClearPort® clearing. The size of each contract is 50,000 pounds and its commodity code is TT. It is financially settled, and the final settlement price shall be set at the value of the New York Board of Trade cotton futures contract on the termination day of the contract month, or as specified by the Board of Directors. This page provides - Cotton - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Cotton - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2016.


Energy Actual Change Daily Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Crude oil 29.16 1.86 6.81 % -5.5 % -4.3 % -43.0 % Feb/12
Brent crude oil 33.27 2.43 7.88 % -2.2 % 9.8 % -41.8 % Feb/12
Natural gas 1.96 0.03 -1.51 % -5.3 % -13.6 % -31.7 % Feb/12
Gasoline 1.03 0.08 8.42 % 3.0 % -2.2 % -35.4 % Feb/12
Heating oil 1.05 0.04 4.45 % -0.6 % 6.5 % -44.9 % Feb/12
Ethanol 1.37 0.00 0.00 % -4.9 % 4.3 % -7.4 % Feb/12

Metals Actual Change Daily Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Gold 1,238.54 1.86 -0.15 % 6.3 % 13.3 % 1.2 % Feb/12
Silver 15.72 0.03 0.19 % 4.9 % 11.0 % -6.9 % Feb/12
Platinum 955.00 0.25 -0.03 % 4.8 % 12.6 % -20.7 % Feb/12
Palladium 523.30 0.90 0.17 % 2.8 % 8.0 % -32.2 % Feb/12

Agricultural Actual Change Daily Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Cotton 58.64 0.11 0.19 % -2.6 % -5.6 % -5.8 % Feb/12
Corn 359.00 2.00 -0.55 % -0.1 % 0.3 % -1.4 % Feb/12
Soybeans 872.75 0.50 -0.06 % 1.7 % -0.7 % -10.5 % Feb/12
Wheat 457.75 0.25 -0.05 % -1.8 % -4.2 % -13.1 % Feb/12
Rice 10.78 0.35 -3.14 % -2.9 % -4.6 % 4.4 % Feb/12
Canola 476.30 1.00 -0.21 % 0.5 % -1.8 % 3.6 % Feb/12
Rubber 148.00 0.70 -0.47 % -3.8 % -3.5 % -29.3 % Feb/12
Cocoa 2,874.00 74.00 2.64 % 1.0 % -0.6 % -2.5 % Feb/12
Orange Juice 129.85 0.65 -0.50 % -4.9 % -1.1 % -4.7 % Feb/12
Coffee 117.50 2.10 1.82 % -7.1 % 2.4 % -24.6 % Feb/12
Lumber 246.50 0.60 0.24 % -0.9 % -0.4 % -21.9 % Feb/12
Oat 194.25 2.75 1.44 % -1.2 % -5.5 % -36.5 % Feb/12
Wool 1,273.00 0.00 0.00 % 0.6 % -1.2 % 15.6 % Feb/11
Sugar 13.12 0.09 0.69 % -0.2 % -9.7 % -10.8 % Feb/12

Livestock Actual Change Daily Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Feeder Cattle 148.85 0.35 0.24 % -2.4 % -3.1 % -25.7 % Feb/12
Live Cattle 128.52 1.21 -0.93 % -3.9 % -3.4 % -14.9 % Feb/12
Lean Hogs 70.15 1.15 1.67 % 0.1 % 5.7 % 8.8 % Feb/12
Beef 10.09 0.05 -0.49 % 0.1 % -1.7 % 13.0 % Feb/11

Industrial Actual Change Daily Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Copper 2.03 0.02 1.09 % -2.7 % 4.0 % -21.9 % Feb/12
Iron Ore 44.50 0.00 0.00 % -0.5 % 13.2 % -29.1 % Feb/11
Lead 1,839.75 33.25 1.84 % 3.9 % 13.2 % 1.1 % Feb/11
Molybdenum 11,750.00 0.00 0.00 % 0.0 % 0.9 % -32.9 % Feb/11
Nickel 7,561.50 283.50 -3.61 % -6.9 % -9.5 % -48.4 % Feb/11
Aluminum 1,484.50 0.50 0.03 % -0.7 % 1.8 % -18.7 % Feb/11
Tin 15,575.00 125.00 -0.80 % 2.5 % 17.1 % -13.4 % Feb/11
Zinc 1,709.00 6.50 0.38 % 1.9 % 15.1 % -20.0 % Feb/11
Coal 50.70 0.30 0.60 % -1.7 % 3.8 % -27.8 % Feb/11
Cobalt 22,250.00 300.00 -1.33 % -3.3 % -6.3 % -24.1 % Feb/11
Steel 210.00 0.00 0.00 % 0.0 % 0.0 % -55.8 % Feb/11

Index Actual Change Daily Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Baltic Dry 290.00 0.00 0.00 % -2.4 % -26.4 % -46.3 % Feb/11
CRB Index 155.53 1.39 -0.89 % -4.3 % -4.5 % -31.0 % Feb/11
GSCI Index 281.70 0.58 -0.21 % -3.4 % -1.0 % -31.4 % Feb/11
LME Index 2,132.90 3.80 -0.18 % -2.2 % 3.0 % -22.4 % Feb/11