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World situation – projected 1991-92 world cotton production, price statistics

World situation – projected 1991-92 world cotton production, price statistics – U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Foreign Agricultural Service report World cotton production for 1991/92 is projected at a record 91 million bales, 5 percent more than the current season and moderately above the previous record of 89 million bales harvested in 1984/85. U.S. production is […]

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World situation – 1990/91 world cotton production, consumption, prices, 1991/92 forecasts

World situation – 1990/91 world cotton production, consumption, prices, 1991/92 forecasts – U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service report World cotton production in 1991/92 is projected at a record 91.6 million bales. This estimate is up 460,000 bales from last month and is 5.2 million bales above the previous record of 89.0 million harvested […]

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Poland update – economic and political reforms affect Polish cotton textile industry in consumption, trade, production, and development

Poland update – economic and political reforms affect Polish cotton textile industry in consumption, trade, production, and development – U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Foreign Agricultural Service report Brian Goggin In September 1989, Poland adopted comprehensive economic and political reforms in an ambitious attempt to quickly convert to a free market economy. The reforms are widespread […]

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Executive summary – world cotton production estimated to exceed consumption for market year 1991-92; world exports estimated to rise from previous year; prices fall through November 1991; futures prices drop for December 1991 through March 1992 contracts

Executive summary – world cotton production estimated to exceed consumption for market year 1991-92; world exports estimated to rise from previous year; prices fall through November 1991; futures prices drop for December 1991 through March 1992 contracts – U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Foreign Agricultural Service report The world outlook for marketing year (MY) 1991/92 continues […]

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Country update: Zimbabwe – 1980-1992 cotton production, forecasts

Country update: Zimbabwe – 1980-1992 cotton production, forecasts – U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service report Zimbabwe’s economy is supported by a substantial industrial sector, but, agriculture is the most important source of income, contributing to approximately half the country’s export earnings. Cotton ranks second to tobacco, averaging about 7 percent of Zimbabwe’s export […]

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Special section: South America regional update – cotton production, exports, imports, domestic consumption and outlook for Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Paraguay and Peru for marketing years 1985/86 through 1991/92

Special section: South America regional update – cotton production, exports, imports, domestic consumption and outlook for Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Paraguay and Peru for marketing years 1985/86 through 1991/92 – U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Foreign Agricultural Service report Kevin Sage-El BACKGROUND The five major cotton producing and exporting nations in South America include Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, […]

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Extra-long staple cotton report – production and export statistics for marketing year 1989/90-1991/92 including USSR, Egypt, Israel, Peru and Sudan; U.S. pima cotton production and export statistics

Extra-long staple cotton report – production and export statistics for marketing year 1989/90-1991/92 including USSR, Egypt, Israel, Peru and Sudan; U.S. pima cotton production and export statistics – U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Foreign Agricultural Service report Brian Goggin I. Introduction Due to genetic differences, extra-long staple (ELS) cotton is fundamentally unlike upland cotton. ELS cotton […]

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U.S. highlights – August 1991 cotton market activity

U.S. highlights – August 1991 cotton market activity – U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service report Generally good crop developments were reported throughout the U.S. cotton growing areas in August. Beneficial rains were reported in the Texas/Oklahoma region early in August, while ideal crop conditions prevailed in the San Joaquin Valley and Delta areas. […]

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U.S. highlights – adverse weather affects cotton crop; disaster-area farmers may withdraw from acreage reduction programs while non-declared disaster area farmers have other options

U.S. highlights – adverse weather affects cotton crop; disaster-area farmers may withdraw from acreage reduction programs while non-declared disaster area farmers have other options – U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Foreign Agricultural Service report Adverse weather throughout the cotton belt continued to draw considerable discussion as to the outcome of the U.S. cotton crop for 1991/92. […]

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U.S. highlights – textile industry expresses concern over phaseout of Multi-Fiber Arrangement under current GATT proposal

U.S. highlights – textile industry expresses concern over phaseout of Multi-Fiber Arrangement under current GATT proposal – U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service report U.S. textile industry representatives were united in their criticism of the current General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) proposal, which was released by GATT Director General Dunkel on December […]