India June Cotton exports decline sharply


India’s Cotton fiber export was at 26.5 million kilograms or 155,954 bales (of 170 kg each) in June which declined 26% year-on-year and was valued at $42.4 million, down 25%, according to data compiled from 26 major ports (Air, Sea & ICDs) of India.

Bangladesh and Vietnam were the largest importers of Cotton with combined volumes at 124,657 bales amongst the 12 countries that imported Cotton from India.

Cotton yarn export was at 82 million kilograms worth $226.8 million in June. The average unit price realization was $2.78 a kg, up US cents 7 from previous month but down US cents 24 from the same month a year ago.