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

Cotton decreased 0.05 Cents/lb or 0.07% to 67.99 on Friday August 26 from 68.04 in the previous trading session. Cotton changed -0.06% during the last week, -7.56% during the last month and +7.32% during the last year. 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
67.99 68.04 210.64 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 August of 2016.


Energy Actual Change Daily Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Crude oil 47.33 0.01 -0.02 % -2.5 % 12.9 % 11.2 % Aug/26
Brent crude oil 49.64 0.00 0.00 % -2.4 % 14.2 % 4.4 % Aug/26
Natural gas 2.86 0.02 0.77 % 10.8 % 7.2 % 8.6 % Aug/26
Gasoline 1.50 0.01 -0.34 % -0.6 % 13.8 % 3.2 % Aug/26
Heating oil 1.49 0.02 -1.19 % -1.8 % 15.3 % -0.2 % Aug/26
Ethanol 1.44 0.03 2.21 % -2.5 % -0.1 % 1.0 % Aug/26

Metals Actual Change Daily Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Gold 1,321.83 0.13 -0.01 % -1.5 % -1.4 % 17.8 % Aug/26
Silver 18.64 0.10 0.54 % -3.5 % -8.5 % 29.1 % Aug/26
Platinum 1,070.65 1.94 -0.18 % -3.9 % -5.8 % 7.0 % Aug/26
Palladium 689.07 4.07 0.59 % -3.2 % -1.8 % 22.5 % Aug/26

Agricultural Actual Change Daily Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Cotton 67.99 0.05 -0.07 % -0.1 % -7.6 % 7.3 % Aug/26
Corn 316.25 7.25 -2.24 % -8.0 % -7.8 % -15.7 % Aug/26
Soybeans 989.75 3.75 -0.38 % -1.5 % 0.4 % 12.6 % Aug/26
Wheat 382.00 19.50 -4.86 % -14.1 % -7.9 % -22.0 % Aug/26
Rice 9.79 0.30 -2.93 % -5.1 % -0.4 % -15.6 % Aug/26
Canola 459.30 0.30 -0.07 % -2.1 % 1.2 % -4.4 % Aug/26
Rubber 152.60 3.10 2.07 % -2.8 % -2.5 % -16.9 % Aug/26
Cocoa 3,053.76 36.76 1.22 % -1.5 % 6.9 % -1.8 % Aug/25
Orange Juice 185.10 0.15 -0.08 % 2.7 % -2.5 % 44.5 % Aug/26
Coffee 142.08 1.02 -0.71 % 0.3 % 0.6 % 14.1 % Aug/25
Lumber 329.70 5.70 -1.70 % 2.3 % 0.4 % 39.4 % Aug/26
Oat 169.00 1.00 0.60 % -8.4 % -14.1 % -23.9 % Aug/26
Wool 1,309.00 0.00 0.00 % 0.9 % -0.8 % 7.1 % Aug/25
Sugar 20.37 0.15 0.74 % 3.0 % 6.7 % 84.2 % Aug/25

Livestock Actual Change Daily Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Feeder Cattle 136.10 5.55 -3.92 % -3.6 % -4.3 % -30.9 % Aug/26
Live Cattle 110.08 2.64 -2.34 % -0.2 % -2.6 % -23.5 % Aug/26
Lean Hogs 61.30 2.60 4.43 % -1.0 % 0.4 % -8.6 % Aug/26
Beef 9.61 0.03 -0.31 % -0.4 % 2.5 % 1.7 % Aug/25

Industrial Actual Change Daily Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Copper 2.08 0.00 -0.02 % -4.7 % -5.0 % -10.9 % Aug/26
Iron Ore 61.10 0.40 -0.65 % 0.2 % 5.3 % 14.6 % Aug/25
Lead 1,852.00 8.75 0.47 % -1.0 % 3.6 % 10.9 % Aug/25
Molybdenum 16,250.00 0.00 0.00 % 3.2 % 10.2 % 27.5 % Aug/25
Nickel 9,791.75 148.75 -1.50 % -5.0 % -5.1 % -2.4 % Aug/25
Aluminum 1,644.00 10.75 0.66 % -1.4 % 3.3 % 5.4 % Aug/25
Tin 18,725.00 134.00 -0.71 % 1.0 % 5.8 % 34.8 % Aug/25
Zinc 2,296.50 14.75 0.65 % 0.5 % 5.6 % 31.1 % Aug/25
Coal 67.45 0.45 0.67 % -0.2 % 10.2 % 15.5 % Aug/25
Cobalt 26,000.00 0.00 0.00 % -1.9 % 2.0 % -6.3 % Aug/25
Steel 312.50 0.00 0.00 % 0.0 % 0.0 % 123.2 % Aug/25

Index Actual Change Daily Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Baltic Dry 718.00 12.00 1.70 % 5.1 % 5.7 % -20.7 % Aug/25
CRB Index 187.16 0.50 0.27 % -1.3 % 3.7 % -2.4 % Aug/25
GSCI Index 2,288.69 10.30 0.45 % -2.0 % 6.1 % -11.3 % Aug/25
LME Index 2,358.10 2.00 -0.08 % -2.3 % -0.8 % 0.2 % Aug/25