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

Cotton decreased to 61.80 Cents/lb in May from 66.38 Cents/lb in April of 2015. The Cotton averaged 56.23 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
61.80 66.38 210.64 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 Saturday, May 23, 2015.

Energy Actual Previous Change Daily % Weekly % Monthly % Yearly %
Crude oil 60.18 58.96 1.22 2.07 % 0.75 % 6.34 % -42.69 % [+]
Brent crude oil 66.19 64.09 2.10 3.28 % 0.62 % 4.48 % -40.70 % [+]
Ethanol 1.73 1.71 0.02 1.17 % 0.00 % 3.59 % -27.31 % [+]
Heating oil 2.01 1.96 0.05 2.55 % -0.99 % 3.08 % -31.86 % [+]
Natural gas 2.93 2.98 -0.05 -1.68 % -1.01 % 14.90 % -33.11 % [+]
Gasoline 2.07 2.03 0.04 1.97 % 0.98 % 3.50 % -31.23 % [+]

Metals Actual Previous Change Daily % Weekly % Monthly % Yearly %
Aluminum 1,734.50 1,744.25 -9.75 -0.56 % -4.58 % -3.52 % -2.34 % [+]
Coal 60.30 60.15 0.15 0.25 % -1.63 % 3.25 % -18.79 % [+]
Cobalt 30,100.00 29,950.00 150.00 0.50 % 0.00 % 0.50 % 0.00 % [+]
Gold 1,206.38 1,211.15 -4.77 -0.39 % -1.28 % 1.13 % -6.69 % [+]
Copper 6,249.00 6,214.00 35.00 0.56 % -2.58 % 5.15 % -11.00 % [+]
Lead 1,960.00 1,918.50 41.50 2.16 % -0.11 % -3.04 % -7.75 % [+]
Molybden 17,250.00 17,000.00 250.00 1.47 % 0.00 % 1.47 % -45.24 % [+]
Nickel 12,957.00 13,069.00 -112.00 -0.86 % -7.06 % 2.36 % -33.88 % [+]
Palladium 776.00 781.00 -5.00 -0.64 % -1.15 % 1.97 % -6.28 % [+]
Platinum 1,146.00 1,153.00 -7.00 -0.61 % -1.04 % 1.51 % -22.72 % [+]
Silver 1,714.50 1,714.00 0.50 0.03 % -2.36 % 8.24 % -11.71 % [+]
Steel 310.00 365.00 -55.00 -15.07 % 0.00 % 0.00 % -23.46 % [+]
Tin 15,773.00 16,021.00 -248.00 -1.55 % 0.18 % 2.11 % -32.43 % [+]
Zinc 2,181.00 2,189.50 -8.50 -0.39 % -4.74 % -1.73 % 4.96 % [+]

Agricultural Actual Previous Change Daily % Weekly % Monthly % Yearly %
Beef 9.30 9.33 -0.03 -0.32 % -1.59 % -2.72 % 22.69 % [+]
Corn 352.50 347.50 5.00 1.44 % -0.84 % -1.54 % -23.37 % [+]
Cocoa 3,158.02 3,178.35 -20.33 -0.64 % -0.45 % 11.71 % 1.64 % [+]
Cotton 62.23 62.65 -0.42 -0.67 % -4.76 % -2.69 % -23.93 % [+]
Coffee 133.45 138.48 -5.03 -3.63 % -1.76 % -5.16 % -24.34 % [+]
Oat 279.25 276.00 3.25 1.18 % -1.50 % -2.45 % -29.39 % [+]
Rice 9.61 9.57 0.04 0.42 % 0.42 % -4.47 % -36.94 % [+]
Rubber 540.50 537.00 3.50 0.65 % 0.00 % 6.19 % -2.44 % [+]
Soybeans 934.00 936.00 -2.00 -0.21 % -1.48 % -3.56 % -38.79 % [+]
Sugar 13.23 13.41 -0.18 -1.34 % -1.85 % 3.52 % -27.35 % [+]
Wheat 519.50 510.50 9.00 1.76 % 2.16 % 4.53 % -20.50 % [+]
Wool 1,242.00 1,240.00 2.00 0.16 % 0.57 % 8.28 % 19.54 % [+]