Weekly Cotton Outlook
million bales or a difference of 4.7 million bales. The US accounts for 2.2 million bales of the difference. Because US cotton production situation improves with timely rains in West Texas and Oklahoma, Informa will not lower its cotton production forecast. The 9 percent increase in world ending stocks continues a trend of the market players slowly recognizing the fact the world is producing more cotton than required to meet demand.