Cotton 1912-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

Cotton increased to 63.56 Cents/lb in October from 60.87 Cents/lb in September of 2014. Cotton averaged 56.18 from 1912 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 210.64 in March of 2011 and a record low of 5.66 in December of 1930.

   
 
 

Cotton


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
63.56 60.87 210.64 5.66 1912 - 2014 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. Content for - Cotton - was last refreshed on Sunday, October 26, 2014.


Energy Actual Previous Change Daily % Weekly % Monthly % Yearly %
Crude oil
CL1
81.27 82.81 -1.54 -1.86 % -1.85 % -13.16 % -16.56 % [+]
Brent crude oil
COG1
85.96 86.12 -0.16 -0.19 % 0.63 % -10.36 % -19.63 % [+]
Ethanol
DL1
1.88 1.73 0.15 8.67 % 0.00 % 9.30 % -17.54 % [+]
Heating oil
HO1
2.48 2.46 0.02 0.81 % -0.40 % -8.15 % -14.48 % [+]
Natural gas
NG1
3.53 3.60 -0.07 -1.94 % -5.11 % -9.02 % -4.08 % [+]
Gasoline
XB1
2.18 2.13 0.05 2.35 % -0.91 % -16.79 % -15.50 % [+]

Metals Actual Previous Change Daily % Weekly % Monthly % Yearly %
Aluminum
AL1
1,959.50 1,984.50 -25.00 -1.26 % 0.20 % 2.19 % 6.70 % [+]
Coal
Coal
64.45 63.90 0.55 0.86 % 0.55 % -2.57 % -20.87 % [+]
Cobalt
Cobalt
31,250.00 31,000.00 250.00 0.81 % -0.32 % -2.34 % 15.42 % [+]
Gold
GC1
1,230.74 1,226.77 3.97 0.32 % -0.21 % 1.02 % -8.61 % [+]
Copper
HG1
6,762.00 6,752.00 10.00 0.15 % 1.09 % 0.31 % -5.81 % [+]
Lead
Lead
1,984.75 2,020.25 -35.50 -1.76 % -1.60 % -3.71 % -9.21 % [+]
Molybden
Molybden
20,000.00 22,000.00 -2,000.00 -9.09 % 0.00 % -18.37 % -2.68 % [+]
Nickel
Nickel
14,949.00 15,080.00 -131.00 -0.87 % -4.36 % -13.38 % 2.92 % [+]
Palladium
Palladium
784.00 773.00 11.00 1.42 % 4.12 % -2.85 % 6.96 % [+]
Platinum
PL1
1,254.00 1,261.00 -7.00 -0.56 % -0.40 % -4.27 % -12.92 % [+]
Silver
SI1
1,986.00 1,949.00 37.00 1.90 % 0.00 % 0.00 % -11.14 % [+]
Steel
Steel
460.00 450.00 10.00 2.22 % 0.00 % 0.00 % 95.74 % [+]
Tin
Tin
19,447.00 19,392.00 55.00 0.28 % 1.00 % -6.20 % -16.06 % [+]
Zinc
Zinc
2,258.50 2,257.00 1.50 0.07 % 0.49 % 0.04 % 17.60 % [+]

Agricultural Actual Previous Change Daily % Weekly % Monthly % Yearly %
Beef
Beef
8.38 8.35 0.03 0.36 % 0.24 % 6.21 % 22.16 % [+]
Corn
C A
314.00 320.00 -6.00 -1.88 % 1.62 % 7.90 % -25.24 % [+]
Cocoa
CC1
3,147.15 3,148.53 -1.38 -0.04 % -0.25 % -7.26 % 14.73 % [+]
Cotton
CT1
63.56 62.79 0.77 1.23 % 1.29 % 4.37 % -17.54 % [+]
Coffee
KC1
185.19 185.18 0.01 0.01 % -8.55 % 2.11 % 73.68 % [+]
Oat
Oat
373.75 382.50 -8.75 -2.29 % 3.60 % -1.97 % 3.60 % [+]
Rice
RR1
12.40 12.36 0.04 0.32 % -1.12 % -2.36 % -20.21 % [+]
Rubber
Rubber
525.50 515.50 10.00 1.94 % 6.38 % 10.86 % -29.60 % [+]
Soybeans
S A
958.50 969.50 -11.00 -1.13 % 3.40 % 6.20 % -25.35 % [+]
Sugar
SB1
16.46 16.76 -0.30 -1.79 % -2.49 % 5.65 % -12.68 % [+]
Wheat
W A
456.25 464.75 -8.50 -1.83 % -1.08 % 3.99 % -30.71 % [+]
Wool
Wool
1,036.00 1,038.00 -2.00 -0.19 % -0.77 % 1.37 % -5.13 % [+]