Cotton 1912-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

Cotton decreased to 63.55 Cents/lb on Thursday July 30 from 63.89 Cents/lb in the previous trading day. Cotton averaged 56.26 from 1912 until 2015, reaching 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
63.55 63.89 210.64 5.66 1912 - 2015 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 Friday, July 31, 2015.

Energy Actual Change Daily Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Crude oil 48.47 -0.32 -0.66 % 33.0 % -14.9 % -50.7 % Jul/30/15
Brent crude oil 53.33 -0.05 -0.09 % -194.0 % -16.1 % -49.6 % Jul/30/15
Ethanol 1.51 0.02 1.14 % -1.7 % -7.1 % -32.8 % Jul/30/15
Heating oil 1.60 0.00 0.18 % -2.9 % -13.0 % -44.5 % Jul/30/15
Natural gas 2.78 -0.10 -3.60 % 0.6 % 0.0 % -25.6 % Jul/30/15
Gasoline 1.83 0.01 0.30 % 0.0 % -8.9 % -35.4 % Jul/30/15

Metals Actual Change Daily Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Aluminum 1,662.50 7.50 0.45 % 2,650.0 % -1.7 % -17.3 % Jul/29/15
Coal 60.25 -0.10 -0.17 % -20.0 % -0.3 % -14.1 % Jul/28/15
Cobalt 30,500.00 250.00 0.83 % -25,000.0 % -5.4 % -4.7 % Jul/29/15
Gold 1,087.80 -5.50 -0.50 % -730.0 % -7.2 % -16.0 % Jul/30/15
Copper 2.41 0.00 0.02 % 2.3 % -7.9 % -25.7 % Jul/30/15
Lead 1,716.00 8.75 0.51 % 75.0 % -1.6 % -23.7 % Jul/29/15
Molybden 13,250.00 650.00 5.16 % 65,000.0 % -1.9 % -54.3 % Jul/27/15
Nickel 11,202.00 -76.00 -0.67 % -18,200.0 % -6.1 % -40.7 % Jul/29/15
Palladium 621.80 -0.65 -0.10 % 355.0 % -8.0 % -29.2 % Jul/30/15
Platinum 989.70 3.35 0.34 % 200.0 % -8.6 % -32.8 % Jul/30/15
Silver 14.67 -0.08 -0.53 % -3.6 % -5.9 % -28.6 % Jul/30/15
Steel 140.00 -155.00 -52.54 % 0.0 % 0.0 % -67.4 % Jul/27/15
Tin 16,200.00 50.00 0.31 % 125,000.0 % 16.4 % -29.1 % Jul/29/15
Zinc 1,966.00 -14.00 -0.71 % -1,500.0 % -1.7 % -17.8 % Jul/29/15

Agricultural Actual Change Daily Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Beef 9.32 -0.03 -0.32 % 1.0 % -3.4 % 24.3 % Jul/29/15
Corn 383.75 5.50 1.45 % -3,000.0 % -9.1 % 9.0 % Jul/30/15
Cocoa 3,221.00 4.00 0.12 % -2,000.0 % -1.5 % -1.1 % Jul/30/15
Cotton 63.55 -0.34 -0.53 % -119.0 % -6.4 % -5.6 % Jul/30/15
Coffee 124.90 2.75 2.25 % 335.0 % -5.7 % -29.3 % Jul/30/15
Oat 266.00 -2.00 -0.75 % -550.0 % -7.7 % -29.0 % Jul/29/15
Rice 11.44 0.24 2.10 % 32.5 % 9.4 % -11.8 % Jul/30/15
Rubber 535.00 8.00 1.52 % -2,200.0 % -4.8 % -1.9 % Jul/29/15
Soybeans 950.00 6.75 0.72 % -3,050.0 % -8.4 % -24.6 % Jul/30/15
Sugar 11.27 -0.19 -1.66 % -24.0 % -9.6 % -36.9 % Jul/30/15
Wheat 496.50 0.25 0.05 % -2,500.0 % -19.4 % -0.5 % Jul/30/15
Wool 1,221.00 1.00 0.08 % 0.0 % -3.3 % 19.0 % Jul/27/15