Indian Cotton Industry










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Cotton IndustryINDIAN COTTON INDUSTRY AT A GLANCE IN 2016 - 2017 Cotton Industry


India's cotton production increased by 3.8% in 2016-17 from a year ago period due to a sharp growth in yield in the aftermath of a favorable monsoon. The domestic cotton production reached 35.1 million bales of 170 kg each for the cotton year 2016-17.

The output of cotton was 33.8 million bales last year. The total area under cultivation has fallen to 8.61 million hectare in 2016-17 from 10.68 million hectares in 2015-16. The cotton board has estimated a 17.47% growth in yield to 568.29 kg per hectare in 2016-17 from 483.79 kg per hectare in 2015-16.


Indian Cotton in 2016-2017
The average yield in Punjab is likely to rise to 597.66 kg per hectare in 2016-17 from 376.11 kg per hectare in 2015-16.Pakistan is one of the major importers of Indian cotton. Last year, it bought almost 40% of India�s cotton due to a crop failure in its domestic market.

With no significant increase in cotton exports to China, overall shipment of cotton declined to 5 million bales in 2016-17 from 6.9 million bales in 2015-16.

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