Weekly Cotton Market Review AMS

This is an overview of the week's cotton market compared to the previous week and the corresponding week the previous year. It includes the current value of the Adjusted World Price (AWP), the Loan Deficiency Payment (LDP)(or Marketing Loan Gain), the Coarse Count Adjustment, the Upland User Marketing Certificate Rate (Step 2), and the Extra Long Staple (ELS) Step 2 Competitiveness Payment; a report of Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) sales of Upland and Pima cotton forfeited to the CCC loan; supply, demand, offerings, prices, trading activity for the seven spot markets (Southeast, North Delta, South Delta, East Texas-Oklahoma, West Texas, Desert Southwest, and San Joaquin Valley), a textile mill report, stocks, forward contracting, prices received by producers, certificated stocks, production, and consumption; and reports and information from the Bureau of the Census, the National Agriculture Statistics Service (NASS), the Farm Service Agency (FSA), the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS), the International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC), and the Economic Research Service (ERS).
Division: Cotton and Tobacco Program

Frequency of Release:Weekly



Dec 8, 2023
Contact office name:Agricultural Marketing Service
Contact email:ams@ams.usda.gov