Cotton and Hemp

U.S. Cotton Exports in 2023

Total Export Value
$5.95 Billion
Total Volume (Millions)
3 Metric Tons
3-Year Average
$6.84 Billion
Compound Average Growth
3.1% (2014-2023)
Market Total Value (USD)
China $1.55 Billion
Pakistan $800.28 Million
Vietnam $748.33 Million
Turkey $660.59 Million
Bangladesh $336.52 Million
Mexico $248.47 Million
India $231.16 Million
Indonesia $196.11 Million
Hong Kong $183.84 Million
Macau $176.68 Million
Top 10 Cotton Export Markets 2014 - 2023
Annual Cotton Exports 2014 - 2023

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Data and Analysis

Ukraine established a simplified procedure for temporary registration of genetically engineered cotton varieties only.
U.S. agricultural exports are a critical source of farm income. The USDA Economic Research Service estimates that on average 23 percent of the output of nonmanufactured agricultural products were exported between 2013 and 2022.
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Spain: Cotton and Products Annual 2024

Early spring precipitations in Andalucía came as a relief, refilling water reservoirs. However, this allowed for only a marginal recovery in area planted to cotton, as rains arrived when planting plans were already in place and largely oriented to less water-demanding crops such as winter grains or early spring-planted sunflower.

News and Features

The U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative are accepting applications for new members to serve on agricultural trade advisory committees.
The American agricultural sector posted its best export year ever in 2022 with international sales of U.S. farm and food products reaching $196 billion.