Description

This book includes every aspect of the cotton trade, starting with the history and background, its growth and production patterns. It goes on to examine the international trade itself, the key players, recent trends, and a look at cotton prices, forecasting, and the factors that affect the cotton price. The author looks at end uses for cotton by analysing the garment industry as a whole and the competition for cotton. This is related to cotton consumption and the global economics of this commodity. The final chapter looks to the future and attempts to forecast trends for the industry over the coming years.

Readership

Producers, traders, brokers, institutional investors, and students

Table of Contents

History and background of cotton; The growing of cotton; The genetics of cotton; World cotton production; World cotton consumption.

Details

No. of pages:
384
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 1994
Published:
Imprint:
Woodhead Publishing
eBook ISBN:
9781845692810
Print ISBN:
9781855731042

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