Source: PRESS RELEASE

The Cotton Association of India (CAI) released its March estimates (as on 31st March  2013) of the cotton crop for the season 2012-13. CAI has placed the cotton crop for the season 2012-13 at 351 lakh bales.  The projected Balance Sheet drawn by the CAI for the year 2012-13 estimated the total cotton supply at 419.21 lakh bales while the domestic consumption is estimated at 275 lakh bales, thus leaving an available surplus of 144.21 lakh bales. The arrivals as on 31st March 2013 are placed at 294.25 lakh bales.  A statement containing the State-wise estimates of Crop and Balance Sheet for the season 2012-13 and the corresponding data for the previous season 2011-12 is enclosed. 

Exports have virtually come to a standstill.

The average daily arrivals continue at a pace of over 1,00,000 bales.

 

Mumbai,

Dhiren N. Sheth
4th April 2013 President
   

 

 
COTTON ASSOCIATION OF INDIA
INDIAN COTTON BALANCE SHEET FOR THE SEASON 2011-12 and 2012-13
Estimated as on 4th April 2013
( bales of 170 kgs. each)

 

 

Crop

Arrivals As on
31st March 2013

for 2012-13

2012-13

2011-12

(in lakh b/s)

(in ‘000 Tons)

(in lakh b/s)

(in ‘000 Tons)

(in lakh b/s)

(in ‘000 Tons)

Punjab

15.50

263.50

18.00

306.00

15.00

255.00

Haryana

22.50

382.50

27.50

467.50

21.50

365.50

Upper Rajasthan

7.50

127.50

10.00

170.00

7.00

119.00

Lower Rajasthan

8.00

136.00

7.75

131.75

7.50

127.50

Total North Zone

53.50

909.50

63.25

1075.25

51.00

867.00

Gujarat

85.00

1445.00

114.00

1938.00

66.00

1122.00

Maharashtra

71.50

1215.50

72.00

1224.00

59.50

1011.50

Madhya Pradesh

18.00

306.00

18.00

306.00

15.00

255.00

Total Central Zone

174.50

2966.50

204.00

3468.00

140.50

2388.50

Andhra Pradesh

74.00

1258.00

58.00

986.00

62.00

1054.00

Karnataka

13.00

221.00

13.00

221.00

10.50

178.50

Tamil Nadu

5.00

85.00

5.00

85.00

3.00

51.00

Total South Zone

92.00

1564.00

76.00

1292.00

75.50

1283.50

Orissa

3.00

51.00

2.00

34.00

2.25

38.25

Others

2.00

34.00

2.00

34.00

1.25

21.25

Total

325.00

5525.00

347.25

5903.25

270.50

4598.50

Loose Cotton

26.00

442.00

26.00

442.00

23.75

403.75

Grand Total

351.00

5967.00

373.25

6345.25

294.25

5002.25

 

 

COTTON ASSOCIATION OF INDIA
INDIAN COTTON BALANCE SHEET FOR THE SEASON 2011-12 and 2012-13
Estimated as on 4th April 2013
( bales of 170 kgs. each)

Details

2012-13

2011-12

 

 

(in lakh b/s)

(in‘000 Tons)

(in lakh b/s)

(in ‘000Tons)

Supply

Opening Stock

53.21

904.57

53.27

905.59

 

Crop

351.00

5967.00

373.25

6345.25

 

Imports

15.00

255.00

9.00

153.00

 

Total Supply

419.21

7126.57

435.52

7403.84

Demand

Mill Consumption

238.00

4046.00

217.68

3700.56

 

Consumption by SSI Units

21.00

357.00

21.63

367.71

 

Non- Mill Consumption

16.00

272.00

16.00

272.00

 

Exports

-

-

127.00

2159.00

 

Total  Demand

275.00

4675.00

382.31

6499.27

Available Surplus

144.21

2451.57

-

-

*Closing Stock

-

-

53.21

904.57*