by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Foreign Agricultural Service in Washington, D.C .
Written in English
|Series||FAS M -- 198.|
|Contributions||United States. Foreign Agricultural Service.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||, 48 p. :|
|Number of Pages||48|
Global sales from cotton exports by country in totaled US$ billion. Overall, the value of cotton exports decreased by an average % for all exporting countries since when cotton shipments were valued at $ billion. Year over year, cotton . The United States was the leading exporter of cotton worldwide in / In that time period, the U.S. cotton industry had an export volume of million metric tons. cotton gin in , combined with inventions and improvements in the cotton-manufacturing industry in England, gave a renewed impetus to the cotton-producing industry, and since that time cotton has been one of the chief commodities in American foreign trade. In the value of cotton exported was $5,,, or per cent of the total Amer-File Size: KB. Prior to the U.S. Civil War, cotton production expanded from , bales in to million bales in It was by far the nation's main export, providing the basis for the rapidly growing cotton textile industry in Britain and France, as well as the Northeastern United States.
Annual values of U.S. cotton sold overseas have averaged more than $2 billion. Recently, the U.S. has supplied over million bales of the world’s cotton exports, accounting for about 37% of the total world export market. The largest customers for U.S. cotton are Asia and Mexico. To the world, Mississippi was the epicenter of the cotton production phenomenon during the first half of the 19th century. The state was swept along by the global economic force created by its cotton production, the demand by cotton textile manufacturing in Europe, and New York’s financial and commercial dealings. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Rabinowitz, Harold. How U.S. cotton is sold for export. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Foreign Agricultural. Cotton yield per harvested acre in the U.S. ; U.S. acreage of planted cotton //19; U.S. acreage of harvested cotton //18; U.S. acreage of genetically modified cotton.