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NCMMS: Cotton acreage fell 0.6%
2019-06-20

The latest survey by NCMMS shows that cotton planted acreage totaled 47.943 mil mu in 2019, down 308,000 mu or 0.6% from 2018.  

Acreage in north China dropped 666,000 tons or 8.8%, with Henan reporting the biggest decline of 15.6%. Shandong area decreased 9.3%. Shanxi, Hebei/Tianjin and Shaanxi saw decrease of 7.4%, 7.1% and 3.2% respectively. 

Cotton area in east China totaled 4.906 mil mu, down 383000 mu or 7.2%. Decreases were noted in all provinces including Jiangsu (9.8%), Anhui (8.9%), Hubei (8.8%), Hunan (2.7%) and Jiangxi (2.2%). 

The northwest region reported a total acreage of 35.681 mil mu, up 772000 mu or 2.2%. Xinjiang cotton area increased 2.2%. 

Based on current numbers, 2019 cotton production is projected at 5.73 mil tons.