Cotton Market Outlook: Calmer Prices, Uncertain Direction

May 16, 2024 2:00 pm EST

Cotton prices have come down from their February surge.

Demand-driven questions stemming from the macroeconomic situation and inventory concerns linger over the market.

Planting is underway in the northern hemisphere, and hopes are for better weather.

Explore the just-released supply and demand numbers from the USDA for the upcoming crop year and what might be in store for cotton prices in 2024/25.



  • Jon Devine, Senior Economist at Cotton Incorporated