The United States Department of agriculture report, on 2-8 February 2018, 2017/18 U.S. cotton exports net signed volume of 82 thousand and 700 tons, 9% less than the previous week, four weeks before the average growth of 39%. The newly signed contracts are mainly from Turkey (15 thousand and 300 tons), China (12 thousand and 800 tons), Bangladesh (12 thousand and 500 tons) and India (7711 tons). Pakistan and Japan cancel some of the contracts.
In 2018/19, the net contract amount of land cotton in the United States was 29 thousand and 700 tons, the buyer was Indonesia (14 thousand tons) and China (10 thousand and 900 tons).
2017/18 annual upland cotton shipments of 73 thousand and 600 tons, reduced by 25% compared with the previous week, compared with the previous four week average growth of 3%, mainly shipped to Vietnam (14 thousand and 200 tons), Chinese (11 thousand and 400 tons), Turkey (11 thousand and 200 tons), Pakistan (10 thousand and 200 tons) and Indonesia (5171 tons).
2017/18 annual cotton net export contract amount is 635 tons, 64% less than the previous week, the average reduction of around 67%, the main buyers are India (385 tons), Japan (158 tons) and Chinese (45 tons).
2018/19 annual cotton net export contract amount is -45 tons, India is to cancel the contract.
2017/18 annual Pima cotton shipments of 4037 tons, reduced by 15% compared with the previous week, compared with the previous four week average growth of 12%, mainly to Chinese (1474 tons), Peru (861 tons), India (839 tons) and Vietnam (499 tons).