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

Cotton traded at 70.87 on Wednesday January 18. 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 51.3000 0.21 -0.41% -3.23% -1.57% 80.25% Jan/18
Brent 54.2166 1.26 -2.27% -1.60% -1.28% 88.06% Jan/18
Natural gas 3.3098 0.08 -2.21% -2.25% -2.42% 56.86% Jan/18
Gasoline 1.5580 0.04 -2.47% -3.28% -0.38% 44.26% Jan/18
Heating oil 1.6168 0.03 -1.85% -2.16% -3.13% 75.73% Jan/18
Ethanol 1.49 0.01 -0.86% 0.00% -3.61% 8.26% Jan/18

Metals Price Day Week Month Year Date
Gold 1,214.05 1.15 -0.09% 1.56% 6.66% 11.60% Jan/18
Silver 17.16 0.00 -0.02% 2.27% 7.45% 22.38% Jan/18
Palladium 750.79 2.55 -0.34% -0.34% 10.36% 51.83% Jan/17
Platinum 975.15 0.00 0.00% 0.21% 6.27% 16.67% Jan/18

Agricultural Price Day Week Month Year Date
Corn 364.50 0.75 -0.21% 2.10% 3.18% -0.88% Jan/18
Soybeans 1,065.00 0.25 -0.02% 6.18% 4.26% 20.85% Jan/18
Wheat 432.50 1.25 -0.29% 3.53% 6.79% -8.56% Jan/18
Cotton 70.87 0.00 0.00% -0.87% 1.87% 13.45% Jan/18
Rice 9.97 0.02 0.15% 3.75% 5.22% -7.77% Jan/18
Canola 510.20 1.20 0.24% 2.41% -2.95% 4.79% Jan/18
Cocoa 2,241.30 0.00 0.00% 4.83% -2.68% -23.61% Jan/18
Rubber 302.90 2.70 0.90% 3.52% 13.57% 90.26% Jan/18
Orange Juice 173.40 0.25 0.14% -4.67% -13.26% 38.66% Jan/18
Coffee 148.85 1.40 -0.93% 0.95% 3.19% 29.10% Jan/18
Lumber 334.70 1.90 0.57% 3.75% 5.62% 34.74% Jan/17
Oat 252.25 4.50 1.82% 8.38% 11.86% 21.86% Jan/18
Wool 1,422.00 0.00 0.00% 0.64% 4.94% 10.83% Jan/18
Sugar 20.67 0.06 -0.29% 0.93% 13.38% 40.04% Jan/18

Livestock Price Day Week Month Year Date
Live Cattle 119.05 0.28 -0.23% 0.00% 2.70% -8.07% Jan/18
Lean Hogs 66.13 0.38 0.57% 1.94% 2.21% -0.40% Jan/18
Beef 10.26 0.00 0.00% 1.38% -0.87% 3.32% Jan/18
Feeder Cattle 130.32 0.40 0.31% -1.18% -0.43% -13.59% Jan/18

Industrial Price Day Week Month Year Date
Copper 2.60 0.00 -0.13% -0.37% 4.05% 31.36% Jan/18
Cobalt 35,000.00 250.00 0.72% 5.26% 8.53% 47.37% Jan/18
Lead 2,292.75 0.00 0.00% 8.15% 6.43% 36.82% Jan/18
Aluminum 1,802.25 2.00 0.11% 0.11% 4.67% 20.55% Jan/17
Tin 21,107.75 45.00 -0.21% -0.21% -0.83% 57.79% Jan/17
Zinc 2,701.25 23.00 0.84% 0.84% 5.49% 83.89% Jan/17
Nickel 10,111.50 100.50 -0.98% -0.15% -6.60% 14.43% Jan/18
Molybdenum 15,000.00 0.00 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% -0.33% Jan/18
Steel 312.50 0.00 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 48.81% Jan/18
Iron Ore 81.50 0.00 0.00% 2.52% 3.16% 88.22% Jan/18
Coal 84.55 1.65 1.99% 2.92% -1.91% 61.36% Jan/18

Index Price Day Week Month Year Date
Baltic Dry 922.00 0.00 0.00% -5.34% 3.60% 77.65% Jan/18
CRB Index 196.43 0.00 0.00% 5.99% 2.68% 3.42% Jan/18
LME Index 2,783.90 0.00 0.00% 10.96% 12.93% 23.34% Jan/18
S&P GSCI 2,413.25 0.00 0.00% 1.27% 1.41% 26.86% Jan/18


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 January of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
70.87 70.87 210.64 5.66 1912 - 2017 Cents/lb Daily