Cotton  1912-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

Cotton increased 0.58 Cents/lb or 0.81% to 72.39 on Friday February 24 from 74.14 in the previous trading session. 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.

Cotton is expected to trade at 75.00 Cents/lb by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate it to trade at 66.00 in 12 months time.
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Energy Price Day Week Month Year Date
Crude Oil 54.2790 0.22 0.41% 1.29% 2.51% 60.83% Feb/27
Brent 56.2216 0.14 0.25% 0.07% 1.74% 56.30% Feb/27
Natural gas 2.6893 0.06 2.28% -2.88% -16.79% 57.18% Feb/27
Gasoline 1.5322 0.02 1.15% 1.97% 1.77% 45.97% Feb/27
Heating oil 1.6474 0.01 0.43% 0.25% 2.53% 53.10% Feb/27
Ethanol 1.50 0.00 -0.20% 0.20% 1.42% 8.93% Feb/27
Naphtha 498.55 0.49 -0.10% -0.43% -0.27% 70.74% Feb/24
Propane 0.77 0.00 0.07% -2.34% 1.92% 105.90% Feb/24

Metals Price Day Week Month Year Date
Gold 1,263.50 6.94 0.55% 2.06% 5.65% 1.86% Feb/27
Silver 18.46 0.11 0.58% 2.48% 7.78% 23.87% Feb/27
Platinum 1,031.49 8.25 0.81% 3.05% 5.09% 11.37% Feb/27
Palladium 779.70 11.23 1.46% 0.58% 6.96% 61.43% Feb/27

Agricultural Price Day Week Month Year Date
Corn 361.00 3.00 -0.82% -2.23% 0.91% 2.12% Feb/27
Soybeans 1,008.50 5.00 -0.49% -2.28% -1.39% 16.96% Feb/27
Wheat 420.25 10.75 -2.49% -3.61% 1.51% -5.56% Feb/27
Cotton 72.39 0.88 1.19% 0.01% 1.97% 30.02% Feb/24
Rice 9.36 0.07 -0.74% 0.31% -4.45% -10.56% Feb/27
Cheese 1.6850 0.00 0.00% -0.18% -1.00% 11.00% Feb/24
Palm Oil 2,920.00 57.00 -1.91% -3.44% -9.60% 17.79% Feb/27
Milk 16.85 0.01 -0.06% -0.12% 0.66% 22.10% Feb/27
Rubber 269.80 9.70 -3.47% -9.34% -20.65% 73.17% Feb/27
Orange Juice 157.30 14.75 -8.57% -10.34% -11.55% 38.04% Feb/27
Coffee 142.45 1.95 -1.35% -5.25% -5.76% 26.45% Feb/27
Lumber 387.40 19.90 5.42% 7.22% 19.49% 53.00% Feb/27
Oat 249.00 2.75 -1.09% -1.39% 2.15% 51.37% Feb/27
Wool 1,449.00 9.00 0.63% 1.26% 1.90% 13.83% Feb/24
Cocoa 2,015.00 52.00 -2.52% -0.74% -3.03% -31.67% Feb/27
Canola 513.60 1.70 -0.33% -0.60% 1.20% 14.23% Feb/27
Sugar 19.30 0.50 -2.53% -7.21% -4.97% 34.31% Feb/27

Livestock Price Day Week Month Year Date
Live Cattle 125.08 1.10 0.89% 5.02% 7.66% -10.34% Feb/27
Lean Hogs 68.52 0.40 0.59% -2.60% 2.11% -2.07% Feb/27
Beef 10.02 0.00 0.00% 0.00% -2.53% -0.20% Feb/24
Feeder Cattle 123.84 2.03 1.66% -0.57% 0.87% -21.86% Feb/27

Industrial Price Day Week Month Year Date
Copper 2.68 0.00 -0.13% 0.82% 1.30% 25.23% Feb/27
Uranium 22.7500 1.25 -5.21% -9.00% -2.15% -30.00% Feb/24
Coal 79.80 0.00 0.00% -0.13% -4.66% 52.29% Feb/24
Cobalt 47,750.00 0.00 0.00% 7.91% 32.64% 115.58% Feb/24
Lead 2,252.50 22.75 1.02% -5.67% -0.45% 34.42% Feb/24
Aluminum 1,885.75 39.00 2.08% % 5.17% 22.75% Feb/24
Tin 19,175.00 405.00 2.08% % 0.28% 25.07% Feb/24
Zinc 2,825.00 54.00 -1.85% % 0.35% 65.70% Feb/24
Nickel 10,808.50 282.50 2.68% -1.85% 12.13% 22.31% Feb/24
Molybdenum 15,000.00 0.00 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% -0.33% Feb/24
Steel 312.50 0.00 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 48.81% Feb/24
Iron Ore 91.00 3.50 -3.70% -0.55% 8.98% 80.91% Feb/24

Index Price Day Week Month Year Date
Baltic Dry 875.00 19.00 2.22% 18.08% 1.51% 169.23% Feb/24
CRB Index 192.24 0.06 -0.03% -0.64% -0.17% 17.38% Feb/27
LME Index 2,826.50 0.00 0.00% -1.60% -0.63% 28.14% Feb/24
S&P GSCI 2,386.25 11.29 -0.47% -0.29% -0.39% 19.46% Feb/24


Cotton Notes

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 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
72.39 71.81 210.64 5.66 1912 - 2017 Cents/lb Daily