Cotton and Hemp

U.S. Cotton Exports in 2022

Total Export Value
$8.92 Billion
Total Volume (Millions)
3 Metric Tons
3-Year Average
$6.85 Billion
Compound Average Growth
4.8% (2013-2022)

Top 10 Markets for Cotton in 2022

Market Total Value (USD)
China $2.86 Billion
Vietnam $1.07 Billion
Turkey $1 Billion
Pakistan $998.31 Million
Mexico $527.79 Million
India $491.69 Million
Bangladesh $469.84 Million
Indonesia $232.99 Million
Peru $200.84 Million
Thailand $146.19 Million
Top 10 Cotton Export Markets 2013 - 2022
Annual Cotton Exports 2013 - 2022

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Data and Analysis

Attaché Report (GAIN)

Turkiye: Cotton and Products Update

Türkiye’s cotton production in marketing year (MY) 2023/24 is forecast to decrease to 755,000 metric tons (MT; 3.5 million bales), since farmers will choose to plant less cotton in response to decreasing cotton prices and rising input costs.
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Brazil: Cotton and Products Update

Post increased the forecast for 2023/24 cotton area planted to 1.67 million hectares (ha), an increase of just under one percent from the 1.66 million ha cotton area estimate for 2022/23.
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India: Cotton and Products Update

FAS Mumbai forecasts marketing year (MY) 2023/24 India cotton production at 26 million 480 lb. bales on 12.7 million hectares area planted, unchanged from the previous report.

News and Features

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.

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