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

Cotton decreased 0.28 Cents/lb or 0.36% to 78.11 on Tuesday May 23 from 78.39 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 76.60 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 74.20 in 12 months time.
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Energy Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Crude Oil 50.6158 0.01 -0.02% 4.02% 2.82% 4.10% May/23
Brent 53.3784 0.41 -0.76% 3.35% 3.45% 9.81% May/23
Natural gas 3.3207 0.01 -0.36% 2.81% 8.31% 67.71% May/23
Gasoline 1.6598 0.01 -0.38% 3.46% 2.37% 0.32% May/23
Heating oil 1.5934 0.01 -0.51% 5.08% 3.29% 7.03% May/23
Ethanol 1.4465 0.02 -1.60% -2.40% -10.65% -10.87% May/23
Naphtha 439.30 0.93 0.21% 0.84% -6.41% 9.47% May/22
Propane 0.64 0.00 -0.08% 2.29% -1.62% 25.36% May/22

Metals Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Gold 1,263.6123 1.39 0.11% 2.20% -0.91% 3.03% May/23
Silver 17.1088 0.01 0.08% 1.72% -4.42% 5.58% May/23
Platinum 947.90 1.90 0.20% 1.11% -1.16% -4.85% May/23
Palladium 769.98 0.52 -0.07% -2.96% -3.15% 44.73% May/23

Agricultural Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Corn 372.4867 2.00 -0.53% 1.29% 3.68% -6.29% May/23
Soybeans 951.4437 2.75 -0.29% -2.54% -1.02% -9.79% May/23
Wheat 431.2694 2.50 -0.58% 1.65% 7.15% -7.05% May/23
Cotton 78.11 0.28 -0.36% -3.95% -1.13% 23.96% May/23
Rice 10.9938 0.04 -0.32% 3.42% 11.33% -2.10% May/23
Cheese 1.5440 0.00 0.00% 0.19% 3.49% 9.12% May/22
Palm Oil 2,890.00 10.00 -0.34% 1.98% 9.72% 13.78% May/23
Milk 15.60 0.00 0.00% 0.00% 2.63% 21.68% May/22
Rubber 233.10 10.70 4.81% 11.69% 5.71% 29.00% May/23
Orange Juice 137.45 1.40 1.03% -4.71% -12.67% -6.91% May/22
Coffee 130.25 0.35 -0.27% -0.76% 0.58% 6.63% May/22
Lumber 363.30 0.00 0.00% -6.25% -8.05% 21.87% May/22
Oat 245.4699 0.50 -0.20% 6.84% 12.21% 30.05% May/23
Wool 1,522.00 6.00 -0.39% -0.78% 0.66% 17.89% May/19
Cocoa 2,035.00 7.00 0.35% -1.69% 11.51% -31.23% May/22
Canola 524.90 1.70 0.32% -0.04% -1.06% 0.98% May/23
Sugar 16.56 0.05 0.30% 6.09% 1.97% -1.43% May/22
Tea 3.15 0.19 -5.69% 1.94% 6.42% 28.57% May/15

Livestock Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Live Cattle 123.9250 0.13 0.10% 1.20% -3.93% 4.89% May/22
Lean Hogs 79.3500 0.15 -0.19% 2.72% 23.21% 0.35% May/22
Poultry 3.7400 1.05 39.03% 2.19% 5.95% 0.27% May/22
Beef 9.89 0.00 0.00% -0.89% 4.47% 2.14% May/19
Feeder Cattle 144.2500 0.90 0.63% 1.21% 4.34% -1.87% May/22

Industrial Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Copper 2.5764 0.02 -0.68% 1.25% 0.88% 24.49% May/23
Cobalt 54,250.00 250.00 -0.46% 0.00% -0.91% 127.23% May/19
Lead 2,074.25 18.25 0.89% -2.13% -3.83% 23.78% May/19
Aluminum 1,941.75 0.00 0.00% 0.00% -1.18% 23.86% May/19
Tin 20,550.00 275.00 1.38% 1.38% 2.80% 22.80% May/19
Zinc 2,604.00 13.00 -0.51% -0.51% -2.73% 36.11% May/19
Nickel 9,325.00 188.50 2.06% 0.53% -1.17% 5.53% May/19
Molybdenum 17,250.00 0.00 0.00% 0.00% 15.00% 14.62% May/19
Steel 312.50 0.00 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 247.22% May/19
Iron Ore 62.50 1.50 -2.44% -13.67% -18.37% 10.09% May/19
Iron Ore 62% fe 61.9400 0.03 0.05% 1.21% -12.35% 11.04% May/22
Coal 74.40 0.15 0.20% 1.50% -7.69% 44.69% May/22
Lithium 108.3500 1.85 1.74% 0.53% 2.88% 28.82% May/19

Index Price Day Weekly Monthly Yearly Date
Baltic Dry 954.00 2.00 -0.21% -4.02% -18.46% 52.88% May/22
CRB Index 187.76 1.02 0.55% 1.84% 2.91% 2.07% May/22
LME Index 2,726.60 0.00 0.00% 0.40% -1.27% 23.06% May/19
S&P GSCI 2,288.8430 1.36 -0.06% 1.56% -1.48% -4.61% May/19


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 May of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
78.11 78.39 210.64 5.66 1912 - 2017 Cents/lb Daily