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

Cotton decreased 0.48 Cents/lb or 0.75% to 63.21 on Friday April 29 from 63.69 in the previous trading session. Cotton lost 3.17 Cents/lb or 4.78 percent during the last 12 months from 66.38 Cents/lb in April of 2015. 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
63.21 63.69 210.64 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 April of 2016.


Energy Actual Change Daily Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Crude oil 46.03 0.15 0.33 % 5.3 % 20.1 % -22.8 % Apr/29
Brent crude oil 48.08 0.20 0.42 % 6.6 % 23.6 % -25.5 % Apr/29
Natural gas 2.07 0.00 0.15 % -3.3 % 4.1 % -19.3 % Apr/29
Gasoline 1.61 0.01 0.33 % 3.4 % 9.6 % -21.6 % Apr/29
Heating oil 1.41 0.00 0.31 % 6.7 % 18.5 % -28.8 % Apr/29
Ethanol 1.52 0.00 0.07 % 0.4 % 3.9 % -9.2 % Apr/29

Metals Actual Change Daily Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Gold 1,275.94 9.88 0.78 % 3.5 % 4.0 % 8.1 % Apr/29
Silver 17.80 0.20 1.14 % 5.1 % 16.6 % 7.8 % Apr/29
Platinum 1,060.75 8.95 0.85 % 5.1 % 10.2 % -6.6 % Apr/29
Palladium 627.75 4.60 0.74 % 4.2 % 10.9 % -19.4 % Apr/29

Agricultural Actual Change Daily Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Cotton 63.21 0.48 -0.75 % -0.8 % 9.6 % -4.8 % Apr/29
Corn 386.75 0.25 -0.06 % 4.3 % 5.5 % 10.5 % Apr/29
Soybeans 1,012.50 4.50 -0.44 % 2.9 % 11.4 % 4.3 % Apr/29
Wheat 474.00 4.00 0.85 % 1.8 % 2.2 % 1.3 % Apr/29
Rice 10.73 0.11 -1.01 % 2.3 % 6.7 % 7.0 % Apr/29
Canola 498.90 2.70 -0.54 % 1.2 % 5.1 % 10.5 % Apr/29
Rubber 193.90 7.80 -3.87 % -3.8 % 8.9 % -5.9 % Apr/28
Cocoa 3,182.00 8.00 -0.25 % 2.4 % 7.1 % 7.3 % Apr/28
Orange Juice 125.85 1.00 -0.79 % -2.3 % -7.9 % 10.3 % Apr/28
Coffee 121.50 0.30 -0.25 % -2.0 % -4.7 % -10.1 % Apr/28
Lumber 309.20 3.80 1.24 % 7.7 % -1.0 % 21.2 % Apr/28
Oat 190.50 2.25 -1.17 % -3.1 % 3.0 % -31.8 % Apr/29
Wool 1,217.00 0.00 0.00 % 0.0 % -1.8 % 5.4 % Apr/27
Sugar 15.68 0.15 -0.95 % 0.6 % -1.1 % 18.3 % Apr/28

Livestock Actual Change Daily Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Feeder Cattle 145.52 1.16 -0.79 % -1.5 % -4.0 % -32.2 % Apr/28
Live Cattle 122.28 3.72 -2.95 % -3.4 % -9.0 % -19.1 % Apr/28
Lean Hogs 80.72 13.92 20.84 % 20.8 % 15.3 % -0.6 % Apr/28
Beef 9.67 0.07 -0.72 % -1.9 % -5.8 % 1.4 % Apr/27

Industrial Actual Change Daily Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Copper 2.25 0.02 1.08 % -0.9 % 2.7 % -22.2 % Apr/29
Iron Ore 60.50 3.60 -5.62 % -11.9 % 10.6 % 6.3 % Apr/27
Lead 1,730.75 14.00 -0.80 % -2.8 % 0.1 % -17.2 % Apr/27
Molybdenum 13,500.00 750.00 5.88 % 10.2 % 13.0 % -20.6 % Apr/27
Nickel 9,166.00 10.00 0.11 % 1.1 % 9.0 % -31.6 % Apr/27
Aluminum 1,664.50 18.50 1.12 % 0.7 % 12.1 % -13.9 % Apr/28
Tin 17,090.00 5.00 0.03 % -1.5 % 1.1 % 6.9 % Apr/28
Zinc 1,912.00 26.50 1.41 % 0.3 % 6.9 % -19.2 % Apr/28
Coal 50.95 0.10 -0.20 % 0.9 % -0.6 % -17.7 % Apr/27
Cobalt 23,250.00 250.00 1.09 % 0.0 % 1.1 % -23.3 % Apr/27
Steel 90.00 0.00 0.00 % 0.0 % 0.0 % -71.0 % Apr/27

Index Actual Change Daily Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Baltic Dry 715.00 11.00 1.56 % 6.7 % 74.8 % 20.2 % Apr/27
CRB Index 183.21 1.01 0.56 % 1.5 % 6.5 % -18.4 % Apr/27
GSCI Index 329.19 0.18 -0.05 % -2.6 % 11.8 % -17.3 % Mar/24
LME Index 2,351.30 20.60 -0.87 % -1.1 % 3.6 % -17.8 % Apr/27