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Cotton Farming in the US: Market Research Report

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Cotton Farming Market Research Report | NAICS 11192 | Nov 2016

Spinning cotton: A huge spike in subsidies for cotton farms in 2015 will cause revenue to rise

The Cotton Farming market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Cotton Farming industry has experienced extremely volatile operating conditions over the past five years. Due to large-scale fluctuations in demand and prices, industry profit margins have remained volatile. A fall in cotton prices after their artificial inflation in 2010 and 2011 reduced profit margins markedly. In the coming years, the industry is expected to consolidate. Barring any significant shocks, such as trade bans or floods, industry revenue is expected to slightly decline... purchase to read more

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The Cotton Farming industry is largely export-oriented, earning more than half of its revenue from international trade with large importers, such as China. As a result, its performance is sensitive to domestic and global factors, including weather conditions, policy changes and demand shifts. Luckily, cotton farmers have withstood extreme volatility over the five years to 2016, despite revenue increasing 10.6% in 2012, then dropping 22.1% in 2013. Due to volatile year-on-year growth rates over the past five years and the industry’s exceptional performance prior to the current five-year period, revenue is anticipated to decline at an annualized rate of 6.3% to $5.7 billion over the five years to 2016. In 2016, industry revenue is expected to rise an estimated 10.9%, .. purchase to read more


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What is the Cotton Farming Industry?

Farms in this industry primarily grow cotton, which is typically used in textile manufacturing, while the plant’s cottonseed is exploited for its oil and used in some livestock feeds. Moreover, at least half of all cotton produced domestically is exported to overseas textile producers.

Industry Products
Upland cotton lintAmerican PimaCottonseed
Industry Activities
Cotton farmingCottonseed production

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