Source: PRESS RELEASE

Cotton Association of India has released its April estimate of the cotton crop for the 2016-17 crop year beginning form 1st October 2016. The CAI has retained its April estimate of the cotton crop for the 2016-17 crop year at 340.50 lakh bales of 170 kgs. each i.e. at the same level as in the last month. The projected Balance Sheet drawn by the CAI estimated total cotton supply for the Season at 410.50 lakh bales while the domestic consumption is estimated at 300.00 lakh bales thus leaving an available surplus of 110.50 lakh bales. A statement containing the State-wise estimate of the cotton crop and the Balance Sheet for the season 2016-17 with the corresponding data for the previous crop year is enclosed.

The arrival of cotton during the month of April 2017 is estimated at 30.75 lakh bales as compared to 22.25 lakh bales arrived during the same month last year. The total arrival this season up to the month of April are estimated at 306.25 lakh bales, which constitute around 90% of the total estimated crop.  

 

 

  Nayan C. Mirani
Mumbai President
Date : 29th May 2017  
   
   

 

 

COTTON ASSOCIATION OF INDIA
INDIAN COTTON CROP ESTIMATE FOR THE SEASON 2015-16 AND 2016-17      
Estimated as on 30th April 2017
State Crop

Arrivals As on

30th April 2017

2016-17 2015-16 2016-17
    Total      Total  Total 
Pressed (in lakh b/s of 170 kgs each) Loose  (in lakh b/s of 170 kgs each) (in lakh b/s of 170 kgs each) (in’000 Tons) Pressed (in lakh b/s of 170 kgs each) Loose  (in lakh b/s of 170 kgs each) (in lakh b/s of 170 kgs each) (in’000 Tons) (in lakh b/s of 170 kgs each) (in’000 Tons)
Punjab 6.75 2.50 9.25 157.25 5.00 2.50 7.50 127.50 8.75 148.75
Haryana 17.50 3.00 20.50 348.50 14.00 3.00 17.00 289.00 19.50 331.50
Upper Rajasthan 6.70 0.55 7.25 123.25 4.95 0.55 5.50 93.50 7.00 119.00
Lower Rajasthan 9.45 0.55 10.00 170.00 9.95 0.55 10.50 178.50 9.75 165.75
Total North Zone 40.40 6.60 47.00 799.00 33.90 6.60 40.50 688.50 45.00 765.00
                     
Gujarat 85.80 3.20 89.00 1513.00 84.80 3.20 88.00 1496.00 71.75 1219.75
Maharashtra 83.25 5.75 89.00 1513.00 72.25 5.75 78.00 1326.00 83.00 1411.00
Madhya Pradesh 20.30 0.70 21.00 357.00 18.05 0.70 18.75 318.75 19.75 335.75
Total Central Zone 189.35 9.65 199.00 3383.00 175.10 9.65 184.75 3140.75 174.50 2966.50
                     
Telangana 47.40 0.60 48.00 816.00 57.40 0.60 58.00 986.00 45.00 765.00
Andhra Pradesh 12.10 5.90 18.00 306.00 18.10 5.90 24.00 408.00 16.50 280.50
Karnataka 15.90 1.10 17.00 289.00 17.40 1.10 18.50 314.50 15.50 263.50
Tamil Nadu 3.30 2.20 5.50 93.50 4.80 2.20 7.00 119.00 4.00 68.00
Total South Zone 78.70 9.80 88.50 1504.50 97.70 9.80 107.50 1827.50 81.00 1377.00
                     
Orissa 3.95            0.05 4.00 68.00 2.95             0.05 3.00 51.00 3.75 63.75
Others 2.00               -   2.00 34.00 2.00                -   2.00 34.00 2.00 34.00
                     
Grand Total 314.40 26.10 340.50 5788.50 311.65 26.10 337.75 5741.75 306.25 5206.25

 

 

COTTON ASSOCIATION OF INDIA
INDIAN COTTON BALANCE SHEET FOR THE SEASON 2015-16 and 2016-17
Estimated as on 30th April 2017
 
Details 2016-17 2015-16
(in lakh b/s) (in’000 Tons) (in lakh b/s) (in’000 Tons)
Supply        
   Opening Stock 45.00 765.00 67.25 1143.25
   Crop 340.50 5788.50 337.75 5741.75
   Imports 25.00 425.00 22.00 374.00
Total Supply 410.50 6978.50 427.00 7259.00
         
Demand        
   Mill Consumption 265.00 4505.00 275.00 4675.00
   Consumption by SSI Units 25.00 425.00 25.00 425.00
   Non- Mill Consumption 10.00 170.00 10.00 170.00
   Exports     72.00 1224.00
Total  Demand 300.00 5100.00 382.00 6494.00
Available Surplus 110.50 1878.50    
Closing Stock                  45.00             765.00