Cotton Farming in the US - IBISWorld Industry Market Research

Cotton Farming in the US

Cotton Farming in the US - IBISWorld Industry Market Research
Cotton Farming in the US
Published Dec 09, 2014
35 pages — Published Dec 09, 2014
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The Cotton Farming industry in the United States 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 has 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.

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.

The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.

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