Source: Press Release

Cotton Association of India (CAI) has released its July estimate of the cotton crop for 2016-17 crop year, which began on 1st October 2016. In its latest estimate, the CAI has placed cotton crop for the season at 337.25 lakh bales i.e. at the same level as in the previous month.

The projected Balance Sheet drawn by the CAI has estimated total cotton supply for the ongoing crop year at 401.22 lakh bales while domestic consumption for the season is estimated at 305 lakh bales thus leaving an available surplus of 96.22 lakh bales. Against this, the Association estimates that the exports of cotton  from India during the 2016-17 season would be  about 63 lakh bales while stock at the close of the season is estimated to be 33.22 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.

 

  Nayan Mirani            
  President              
Date : 30/08/2017 Cotton Association of India

 

 

COTTON ASSOCIATION OF INDIA
INDIAN COTTON CROP ESTIMATE FOR THE SEASON 2015-16 AND 2016-17
Estimated as on 31st July 2017
State Crop       Arrivals As on 31st July 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 6.25 2.50 8.75 148.75 3.75 2.50 6.25 106.25 8.50 144.50
Haryana 17.50 3.00 20.50 348.50 12.15 3.00 15.15 257.55 20.00 340.00
Upper Rajasthan 6.70 0.55 7.25 123.25 4.20 0.55 4.75 80.75 7.25 123.25
Lower Rajasthan 8.70 0.55 9.25 157.25 9.55 0.55 10.10 171.70 9.25 157.25
Total North Zone 39.15 6.60 45.75 777.75 29.65 6.60 36.25 616.25 45.00 765.00
                     
Gujarat 85.80 3.20 89.00 1513.00 86.60 3.20 89.80 1526.60 83.25 1415.25
Maharashtra 82.25 5.75 88.00 1496.00 77.25 5.75 83.00 1411.00 86.50 1470.50
Madhya Pradesh 19.80 0.70 20.50 348.50 17.80 0.70 18.50 314.50 20.25 344.25
Total Central Zone 187.85 9.65 197.50 3357.50 181.65 9.65 191.30 3252.10 190.00 3230.00
                     
Telangana 47.40 0.60 48.00 816.00 51.25 0.60 51.85 881.45 47.50 807.50
Andhra Pradesh 12.60 5.90 18.50 314.50 18.10 5.90 24.00 408.00 18.25 310.25
Karnataka 15.90 1.10 17.00 289.00 20.80 1.10 21.90 372.30 16.50 280.50
Tamil Nadu 3.30 2.20 5.50 93.50 4.50 2.20 6.70 113.90 5.00 85.00
Total South Zone 79.20 9.80 89.00 1513.00 94.65 9.80 104.45 1775.65 87.25 1483.25
                     
Orissa 2.95        0.05 3.00 51.00 2.95         0.05 3.00 51.00 3.00 51.00
Others 2.00           -   2.00 34.00 2.00            -   2.00 34.00 2.00 34.00
                     
Grand Total 311.15 26.10 337.25 5733.25 310.90 26.10 337.00 5729.00 327.25 5563.25

 

 

COTTON ASSOCIATION OF INDIA
INDIAN COTTON BALANCE SHEET FOR THE SEASON 2015-16 and 2016-17
Estimated as on 31st July 2017
 
Details 2016-17 2015-16
(in lakh b/s) (in’000 Tons) (in lakh b/s) (in’000 Tons)
  Supply        
      Opening Stock 36.97 628.49 67.25 1143.25
      Crop 337.25 5733.25 337.00 5729.00
      Imports 27.00 459.00 22.79 387.43
  Total Supply 401.22 6820.74 427.04 7259.68
  Demand        
     Mill Consumption 270.00 4590.00 276.00 4692.00
     Consumption by SSI Units 25.00 425.00 27.00 459.00
     Non- Mill Consumption 10.00 170.00 18.00 306.00
  Total  Domestic Demand 305.00 5185.00 321.00 5457.00
   Available Surplus 96.22 1635.74 106.04 1802.68
    Exports 63.00 1071.00 69.07 1174.19
  Closing Stock 33.22 564.74 36.97 628.49