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									U.S. Census Bureau
Consumption on the Cotton System and Stocks - July 2008
M313P(08)-07
Issued August 2008

Address inquiries concerning these data to Consumer Goods Industries Branch, U.S. Department of
Commerce, Census Bureau, Manufacturing and Construction Division, Washington, DC 20233-6900,
or call Amanda Ganster, 301-763-4642.

These data are also available online through STAT-USA by subscription. For further information, visit
http://www.stat-usa.gov/ or call 1-800-STAT-USA.
Table 1a. Summary of Daily Averages of Cotton and Manmade Fibers Consumed on the Cotton System,
           Spindle Hours Operated, and Stocks, Including Cotton Stocks Held at Public Warehouses,
           Seasonally Adjusted
[Cotton in running bales. Manmade fibers in thousands of pounds. Spindle hours operated in millions]

                                                                   Daily average consumption 1/

                                                      Cotton                                     Manmade fibers
        Year and month
                                                         Upland
                                                             and         Long
                                           Total         foreign        staple         Total       Cellulosic

2008

July...........................................................................……………………
                                                   17,123                     (D)    (D) 1,185            32
June...........................................................................……………………
                                                   16,503                     (D)    (D) 1,219            37
May...........................................................................……………………
                                                   16,313                     (D)    (D) 1,171            24
April...........................................................................……………………
                                                   16,911                     (D)    (D) 1,297            25
March...........................................................................……………………
                                                   15,477                     (D)    (D) 1,191            23
February...........................................................................……………………
                                                   16,632                     (D)    (D) 1,339            22
January...........................................................................……………………
                                                   17,312                     (D)    (D) 1,398            26

2007

December...........................................................................……………………
                                                   17,448                     (D)    (D) 1,449            46
November...........................................................................……………………
                                                   17,719                     (D)    (D) 1,537            42
October...........................................................................……………………
                                                   17,519                     (D)    (D) 1,476            41
September...........................................................................……………………
                                                   17,953                     (D)    (D) 1,554            39
August...........................................................................……………………
                                                   17,640                     (D)    (D) 1,482            33
July...........................................................................……………………
                                                   18,014                     (D)    (D) 1,470            43

June...........................................................................……………………
                                                  18,158                     (D)     (D) 1,481            32
May...........................................................................……………………
                                                  18,063                     (D)     (D) 1,549            35
April...........................................................................……………………
                                                  18,114                     (D)     (D) 1,500            39
March...........................................................................……………………
                                                  17,611                     (D)     (D) 1,499            39
February...........................................................................……………………
                                                  17,775                     (D)     (D) 1,512            41
January...........................................................................……………………
                                                  18,333                     (D)     (D) 1,495            42

2006

December...........................................................................……………………
                                             17,596                     (D)         (D) 1,710             44
November...........................................................................……………………
                                                   18,364                     (D)     (D) 1,609   39
October...........................................................................……………………
                                                   18,610               18,457        153 1,638   36
September............................................................................……………………
                                                   18,928               18,763        165 1,780   38
August............................................................................……………………
                                                   19,062               18,906        156 1,934   38
July............................................................................……………………
                                                   19,669               19,483        186 1,697   41

June............................................................................……………………
                                                  20,117               19,933         184 1,783   55
May............................................................................……………………
                                                  20,431               20,248         183 1,736   61
April............................................................................……………………
                                                  20,925               20,742         183 1,709   73
March............................................................................……………………
                                                  22,626               22,408         218 2,213   78
February............................................................................……………………
                                                  23,302               23,100         202 2,243   77
January............................................................................……………………
                                                  23,073               22,889         184 2,242   74

    D Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual companies.

    1/The July 2008 daily average is based on 20 days, and the June 2008 daily average is based
on 25 days.
    2/Cotton stocks in thousands of running bales.

    Note: A total may not equal the sum of the respective detail due to independent rounding.
d on the Cotton System,
Public Warehouses,

rs operated in millions]

n 1/
                                     Stocks,
anmade fibers                     end of period                 Daily
                                                              average
                                                              spindle
                       Non-                   Manmade           hours
                  cellulosic   Cotton 2/         fibers    operated 1/




                      1,153      16,478           14,003           33
                      1,182      15,671           14,808           33
                      1,147      14,260           15,009           32
                      1,272      13,079           15,807           34
                      1,168      12,731           15,850           32
                      1,317      11,662           14,029           34
                      1,372      10,826           14,980           35




                      1,403      10,066           13,205           35
                      1,495       9,951           13,131           35
                      1,435      10,559           14,751           36
                      1,515      14,560           12,064           39
                      1,449      15,600           12,912           36
                      1,427      16,297           13,020           37

                      1,449      15,135           13,847           38
                      1,514      14,638           14,253           37
                      1,461      14,241           15,027           38
                      1,460      13,488           12,567           38
                      1,471      12,608           13,312           39
                      1,453      11,983           11,778           40




                      1,666      11,236           12,570           40
                  1,570   10,796   14,909   41
                  1,602   10,859   15,514   41
                  1,742   13,952   15,737   42
                  1,896   12,037   16,517   42
                  1,656   10,803   14,596   44

                  1,728   11,420   15,425   44
                  1,675   11,573   18,159   45
                  1,636   11,374   17,351   46
                  2,135   11,215   17,561   46
                  2,166   11,396   19,459   47
                  2,168   11,279   20,270   47




verage is based




ent rounding.
Table 1b. Summary of Daily Averages of Cotton and Manmade Fibers Consumed on the Cotton System,
           Spindle Hours Operated, and Stocks, Including Cotton Stocks Held at Public Warehouses,
           Not Seasonally Adjusted
[Cotton in running bales. Manmade fibers in thousands of pounds. Spindle hours operated in millions]

                                                                      Daily average consumption 1/

                                                           Cotton                               Manmade fibers
          Year and month
                                                               Upland
                                                                   and        Long
                                                 Total         foreign       staple     Total    Cellulosic

2008

July....................................................................………………… (D)
                                                            16,727            (D)       1,106           26
June....................................................................………………… (D)
                                                            17,192            (D)       1,265           35
May....................................................................………………… (D)
                                                            16,640            (D)       1,225           25
April....................................................................………………… (D)
                                                            17,287            (D)       1,345           27
March....................................................................………………… (D)
                                                            16,087            (D)       1,254           26
February....................................................................…………………
                                                            17,069            (D) (D)   1,376           24
January....................................................................…………………
                                                            16,920            (D) (D)   1,367           27

2007

December....................................................................…………………
                                                            14,489            (D) (D)   1,171           42
November....................................................................…………………
                                                            17,174            (D) (D)   1,434           41
October....................................................................…………………
                                                            18,291            (D) (D)   1,492           42
September....................................................................…………………
                                                            18,661            (D) (D)   1,582           37
August....................................................................…………………
                                                            17,889            (D) (D)   1,566           35
July....................................................................………………… (D)
                                                            17,403            (D)       1,404           34

June....................................................................………………… (D)
                                                           19,048             (D)       1,559           32
May....................................................................………………… (D)
                                                           18,507             (D)       1,646           35
April....................................................................………………… (D)
                                                           18,435             (D)       1,577           42
March....................................................................………………… (D)
                                                           18,391             (D)       1,590           43
February....................................................................…………………
                                                           18,145             (D) (D)   1,553           44
January....................................................................…………………
                                                           17,936             (D) (D)   1,456           43

2006

December....................................................................…………………
                                                      14,682                 (D)  (D)   1,376           40
November....................................................................…………………
                                                            17,810             (D) (D)    1,495   39
October....................................................................…………………
                                                            19,446          19,293 153    1,652   35
September....................................................................…………………
                                                            19,648          19,483 165    1,812   37
August....................................................................…………………
                                                            19,323          19,166 156    2,033   39
July....................................................................………………… 186
                                                            18,996          18,811        1,632   34

June....................................................................………………… 184
                                                           21,012            20,828       1,869   53
May....................................................................………………… 183
                                                           20,904            20,721       1,838   63
April....................................................................………………… 183
                                                           21,291            21,107       1,801   78
March....................................................................…………………218
                                                           23,659            23,441       2,367   87
February....................................................................…………………
                                                           23,785            23,584 202   2,308   82
January....................................................................…………………
                                                           22,598            22,414 184   2,186   73

    D Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual companies.

    1/The July 2008 daily average is based on 20 days, and the June 2008 daily average is based
on 25 days.
    2/Cotton in thousands of running bales.

    Note: A total may not equal the sum of the respective detail due to independent rounding.
n the Cotton System,
blic Warehouses,

perated in millions]

n 1/
                                    Stocks,
Manmade fibers                   end of period                 Daily
                                                             average
                                                             spindle
                       Non-                  Manmade           hours
                  cellulosic   Cotton 2/        fibers    operated 1/




                       1,080      8,711          14,003           32
                       1,230     10,191          14,808           34
                       1,200     11,686          15,099           32
                       1,318     13,070          15,807           35
                       1,228     14,923          15,850           33
                       1,352     16,049          14,029           35
                       1,340     16,627          14,980           35




                       1,129     16,260          13,205           30
                       1,393     14,552          13,131           34
                       1,449     10,558          14,751           38
                       1,545      6,623          12,064           39
                       1,531      6,748          12,912           37
                       1,370      8,398          13,020           36

                       1,526      9,624          13,847           39
                       1,611     11,801          14,253           38
                       1,534     14,130          15,027           39
                       1,547     15,769          12,567           39
                       1,509     17,355          13,312           40
                       1,413     18,397          11,778           40




                       1,336     18,161          12,570           34
               1,456   15,788   14,909   39
               1,618   10,859   15,514   43
               1,775    6,371   15,737   42
               1,993    5,229   16,517   43
               1,598    5,596   14,596   42

               1,816    7,282   15,425   45
               1,775    9,323   18,159   46
               1,723   11,249   17,351   47
               2,280   13,086   17,561   48
               2,226   15,657   19,459   49
               2,113   17,306   20,270   47




age is based




rounding.
Table 1c. Index of Daily Average Cotton and Manmade Fiber Staple Consumption
[Seasonally adjusted. Index is computed on 1977 daily average = 100]


                             Year and month                                            Cotton        Cellulosic

2008

July..............................................................................…………………………………………….. 2
                                                                                                70
June..............................................................................…………………………………………….. 2
                                                                                                67
May..............................................................................…………………………………………….. 2
                                                                                                66
April..............................................................................…………………………………………….. 2
                                                                                                69
March..............................................................................…………………………………………….. 2
                                                                                                63
February..............................................................................……………………………………………..
                                                                                                68     1
January..............................................................................……………………………………………..
                                                                                                70     2

2007

December..............................................................................……………………………………………..
                                                                                                71     3
November..............................................................................……………………………………………..
                                                                                                72     3
October..............................................................................……………………………………………..
                                                                                                71     3
September..............................................................................……………………………………………..
                                                                                                73     3
August..............................................................................……………………………………………..2
                                                                                                72
July..............................................................................…………………………………………….. 3
                                                                                                73

June..............................................................................…………………………………………….. 2
                                                                                                74
May..............................................................................…………………………………………….. 2
                                                                                                73
April..............................................................................…………………………………………….. 3
                                                                                                74
March..............................................................................…………………………………………….. 3
                                                                                                72
February..............................................................................……………………………………………..
                                                                                                72     3
January..............................................................................……………………………………………..
                                                                                                75     3

2006

December..............................................................................……………………………………………..       72     3
November..............................................................................……………………………………………..       75     3
October..............................................................................……………………………………………..        76     2
September..............................................................................……………………………………………..      77     3
August..............................................................................……………………………………………..3        77
July.......................................................................................................……………………………………………..
                                                                                                                80     3

June.......................................................................................................……………………………………………..
                                                                                                                82     4
May.......................................................................................................……………………………………………..
                                                                                                                  83     4
April.......................................................................................................……………………………………………..
                                                                                                                  85     5
March.......................................................................................................……………………………………………..
                                                                                                                  92     5
February..............................................................................……………………………………………..         95     5
January.......................................................................................................……………………………………………..
                                                                                                                  94     5

r/Revised by 5 percent or more from previously published data.
     Non-
cellulosic




       19
  r/   19
       19
       21
       19
       21
       22




       23
       24
       23
       25
       23
       23

       23
       24
       24
       24
       24
       24




       27
       25
       26
       28
       31
       27

       28
27
26
35
35
35
Table 2. Consumption of Cotton, Manmade Fiber Staple, and Linters
[Weight in thousands of pounds]

                                                                                                                             July 2008
                                                                                                                             (4 weeks)
                                Area, state, and type of fiber
                                                                                                                             Bales             Weight

Domestic and foreign cotton...........................................................................              334,534            166,592
  By state:
    Alabama.........................................................................................................     (D)                   (D)
    Georgia.....................................................................................................     39,654              19,747
                                                                                                                    215,575
    North Carolina.................................................................................................................. 107,440
                                                                                                                     22,958
    South Carolina..................................................................................................................     11,395
                                                                                                                         (D)                   (D)
    Rest of United States.......................................................................................................................

   By type of cotton:
     American upland and foreign cotton..........................................................                        (D)                      (D)
        American upland.........................................................................................         (D)                      (D)
          Staples less than 1 inch in length...........................................................................  (D)                      (D)
          1 inch and 1-1/32 inch staples........................................................................... 19,274                     9,556
                                                                                                                  307,682
          1-1/16 inch and 1-3/32 inch staples........................................................................... 153,281
          Staples longer than 1-3/32 inch...........................................................................     (D)                      (D)
                                                                                                                         (D)                      (D)
        Foreign cotton....................................................................................................................................
     Extra long staple 1/.........................................................................................       (D)                      (D)

Manmade fiber staple 2/...................................................................................                   (X)                22,127
 Cellulosic (rayon and acetate)...........................................................................                   (X)                     521
                                                                                                                             (X)                21,606
 Noncellulosic.....................................................................................................................................
                                                                                                                             (X)                      (D)
   Nylon..................................................................................................................................................
   Acrylic and modacrylic..................................................................................... (X)                                    (D)
                                                                                                                             (X)                17,793
   Polyester..........................................................................................................................................
   Other manmade fiber....................................................................................                   (X)                  1,495

                                                                                                                                   (D)
Linters..............................................................................................................................               (X)

    D Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual companies.                                         X Not available.
r/Revised by 5 percent or more from previously published data.

     1/Includes American-Pima, Sea Island, and domestic raw cotton other than American upland.
     2/Represents consumption in mills with cotton system spindles.
    June 2008
    (5 weeks)

  Bales          Weight

429,809          214,109

    (D)              (D)
 56,124           27,954
273,451          136,346
 28,654           14,268
    (D)              (D)


    (D)              (D)
    (D)              (D)
    (D)              (D)
 28,169           13,978
391,823          195,252
    (D)              (D)
    (D)              (D)
    (D)              (D)

    (X)           31,626
    (X)              877
    (X)           30,749
    (X)              (D)
    (X)              (D)
    (X)     r/    24,520
    (X)            2,246

    (D)              (X)
Table 3. Stocks, End of Period, of Cotton, Manmade Fiber Staple, and Linters Held by
         Consuming Establishments
[Weight in thousands of pounds]

                                                                                                                         July 2008
                              Area, state, and type of fiber
                                                                                                                        Bales        Weight

Domestic and foreign cotton...............................................................................       137,430             68,147
  By state:
    Alabama....................................................................................................          (D)            (D)
                                                                                                                   19,642
    Georgia...............................................................................................................            9,749
    North Carolina.................................................................................................60,489            30,140
                                                                                                                   19,425
    South Carolina...................................................................................................                 9,548
    Rest of United States.....................................................................................…(D)                      (D)

   By type of cotton:
     American upland and foreign cotton.................................................................(D)                             (D)
                                                                                                              136,652
        American upland..............................................................................................                67,759
        Foreign cotton.......................................................................................... (D)                    (D)
     Extra long staple 1/...........................................................................................(D)                 (D)

Manmade fiber staple 2/...................................................................................... (X)                    14,003
 Cellulosic (rayon and acetate)...............................................................................(X)                       470
 Noncellulosic................................................................................................... (X)                13,533
   Nylon............................................................................................................... (X)             (D)
   Acrylic and modacrylic............................................................................... (X)                            (D)
   Polyester............................................................................................................(X)          10,914
   Other manmade fiber........................................................................................(X)                       264

                                                                                                                              (D)
Linters.........................................................................................................................        (X)

     D Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual companies.                                         X Not available.

     1/Includes American-Pima, Sea Island, and other domestic cotton.
     2/Represents stocks in cotton mills. Stocks in other textile mills are not available.

     Note: Cotton bales are running bales. Thousands of pounds are on net trading weight basis.
               June 2008

               Bales       Weight

             165,070       82,030

                 (D)          (D)
              25,307       12,560
              77,295       38,530
              18,502        9,196
                 (D)          (D)


                 (D)          (D)
             164,316       81,654
                 (D)          (D)
                 (D)          (D)

                 (X)       14,808
                 (X)          513
                 (X)       14,295
                 (X)          (D)
                 (X)          (D)
                 (X)       11,188
                 (X)          579

                 (D)          (X)




ght basis.
Table 4. Stocks, End of Period, of Cotton Held in Public Storage and at Compresses
[Number of bales]

                                 State and type of cotton                                                       July 2008

                                                                                                                  8,693,228
Domestic and foreign cotton 1/............................................................................................
  By state:
                                                                                                                     137,737
    Alabama...........................................................................................................................................................
                                                                                                                            (D)
    Arizona and New Mexico ....................................................................................................
                                                                                                                     621,224
    Arkansas...........................................................................................................................
                                                                                                                     430,004
    California...........................................................................................................................
                                                                                                                     691,767
    Florida and Georgia....................................................................................................................................
                                                                                                                     255,594
    Louisiana...........................................................................................................................
                                                                                                                     560,578
    Mississippi.........................................................................................................................
                                                                                                                            (D)
    Missouri and Kansas.............................................................................................................................................
                                                                                                                     461,123
    North Carolina....................................................................................................................
                                                                                                                  3,075,567
    Oklahoma and Texas................................................................................................................................
                                                                                                                     331,454
    South Carolina...................................................................................................................
                                                                                                                  1,602,220
    Tennessee........................................................................................................................
                                                                                                                            (D)
    Virginia........................................................................................................................
                                                                                                                                -
    Other states............................................................................................................................

   By type of cotton:
                                                                                                             8,547,053
     American upland 2/............................................................................................................
                                                                                                                146,175
     Extra long staple 3/.............................................................................................................

    - Represents zero. D Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual companies.
r/Revised by 5 percent or more from previously published data.

   1/Cotton bales are running bales except imports which are 500 pound equivalent gross weight bales.
   2/Includes Egyptian, Sudanese, and other foreign cotton other than foreign cotton held in bond
awaiting opening of quota or held for transshipment to other countries.
  3/Includes American-Pima, Sea Island, and domestic raw cotton other than American upland.
mpresses


                       June 2008

                       10,134,195

                          187,607
                              (D)
                          749,802
                          485,864
                          898,468
                          328,286
                          693,946
                          212,479
                          498,349
                        3,886,029
                  r/      389,723
                  r/    1,517,252
                              (D)
                                -


                     9,991,135
                  r/   143,060

al companies.


quivalent gross weight bales.
 gn cotton held in bond

an American upland.
Table 5. Cotton System in Place and Spindle Hours by Type of Fiber Spun
[Spindles in thousands. Hours in millions]

                                                                                                       Total      Total
                                      State and type                                                spindles     active
                                                                                                    in place   spindles

July 2008

United States..............................................................................           1,326      1,271
  By state:
     Alabama..............................................................................               66         66
     Georgia..............................................................................              211        203
     North Carolina..............................................................................       659        655
     South Carolina..............................................................................       152        121
     Other states..............................................................................         238        227

   By type:
     Ring 1/..............................................................................              949        905
     Air jet..............................................................................               31         28
     Open-end 2/..............................................................................          346        338

June 2008

United States..............................................................................           1,333      1,280
  By state:
     Alabama..............................................................................               71         71
     Georgia..............................................................................              211        203
     North Carolina..............................................................................       659        654
     South Carolina..............................................................................       153        124
     Other states..............................................................................         238        227

   By type:
     Ring 1/..............................................................................              950        908
     Air jet..............................................................................               33         30
     Open-end 2/..............................................................................          350        342

     r/Revised by 5 percent or more from previously published data.

     1/Includes other types not elsewhere classified (e.g., wrap and electrostatic).
     2/Includes rotor and friction.
   Note: A total may not equal the sum of the respective detail due to independent
rounding.
   Total
 spindle
   hours




     646

      31
     114
     342
      44
     115


     427
      13
     205




     854

r/    42
     145
     460
      64
     142


     565
      20
r/   270
Table 6. Consumption, Stocks, and Spindle Activity on the Cotton System by Industry


                   Product description                                       Unit of
                                                                             measure                           Total

July 2008

Domestic and foreign cotton:
                                                                    Bales........................................
  Consumption...........................................................................                  334,534
                                                                    ........do.......................
  Stocks, end of period...........................................................................        137,430

Manmade fiber staple:
                                                                   Thou lb..........................................................…
 Consumption...........................................................................                  22,127
                                                                   ........do.......................
 Stocks, end of period...........................................................................        14,003

Spindle activity:
                                                                     Thousands....................................................
  Spindles in place...........................................................................             1,326

June 2008

Domestic and foreign cotton:
                                                                    Bales........................................
  Consumption...........................................................................                  429,809
                                                                    ........do.......................
  Stocks, end of period...........................................................................        165,070

Manmade fiber staple:
                                                                   Thou lb.............................................................
 Consumption...........................................................................                  31,626
                                                                   ........do.......................
 Stocks, end of period...........................................................................        14,808

Spindle activity:
                                                                     Thousands....................................................
  Spindles in place...........................................................................             1,333

     D Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual companies.

     Note: A total may not equal the sum of the respective detail due to independent rounding.
m by Industry

                                       Yarn and
                 Weaving mills      thread mills    All other
                (NAICS 31321)    (NAICS 31311)     industries




                          (D)           281,343          (D)
                          (D)            65,204          (D)


                          (D)            16,074          (D)
                          (D)             8,796          (D)


                          (D)             1,076          (D)




                          (D)           358,484          (D)
                          (D)            82,969          (D)


                          (D)            20,241          (D)
                          (D)             9,189          (D)


                          (D)             1,077          (D)




dependent rounding.
Table 7. Exports of Domestic Cotton, Linters, and Manmade Fiber Staple and Tow
[Cotton in running bales. Linters and manmade fiber staple and tow in thousands of kilograms]

                     Country to which exported                                                          July 2008                 June 2008

Cotton 1/

                                                                                                        1,426,700
           Total.........................................................................................................         1,292,100

                                                                                                                  200                            800
Canada............................................................................................................................................
                                                                                                           555,600                        483,100
China............................................................................................................................................
                                                                                                           139,600                        119,800
Indonesia............................................................................................................................................
                                                                                                             21,100                         25,800
Japan............................................................................................................................................
                                                                                                             36,100                         37,700
South Korea............................................................................................................................................
                                                                                                           139,100                        142,800
Mexico............................................................................................................................................
                                                                                                               2,100                          5,100
Philippines............................................................................................................................................
                                                                                                             47,500                         43,900
Taiwan............................................................................................................................................
                                                                                                           114,100                          64,300
Thailand............................................................................................................................................
                                                                                                           131,900                        142,500
Turkey............................................................................................................................................
                                                                                                           239,400                        226,300
Other countries............................................................................................................................................

Linters

           Total.........................................................................................… (NA)                             476

                                                                                                               (NA)
Canada............................................................................................................................................20
                                                                                                               (NA)                              140
Germany............................................................................................................................................
                                                                                                               (NA)
Japan............................................................................................................................................ 11
                                                                                                               (NA)
Mexico............................................................................................................................................ -
                                                                                                               (NA)                                -
United Kingdom............................................................................................................................................
                                                                                                               (NA)                              305
Other countries............................................................................................................................................

Manmade fiber staple and tow

           Total..............................................................................................(NA)                     14,767

                                                                                                               (NA)                                52
Australia............................................................................................................................................
                                                                                                               (NA)                               300
Belgium............................................................................................................................................
                                                                                                               (NA)
Brazil............................................................................................................................................418
                                                                                                               (NA)                           2,901
Canada............................................................................................................................................
                                                                                                               (NA)                               190
Germany............................................................................................................................................
                                                                                                               (NA)                                47
Hong Kong............................................................................................................................................
                                                                                                               (NA)
Japan............................................................................................................................................395
                                                                                                               (NA)                              286
Netherlands............................................................................................................................................
                                                                                                               (NA)
Russia............................................................................................................................................ 1
                                                                                                               (NA)                                -
Switzerland............................................................................................................................................
                                                                                                               (NA)                              410
United Kingdom............................................................................................................................................
                                                                                                               (NA)                           9,767
Other countries............................................................................................................................................

     - Represents zero.               NA Not available.

     1/Source: U.S. Export Sales, U.S. Department of Agriculture.

     Note: June 2008 cotton imports were 178 running bales.
kilograms]

             Year-to-date




               8,054,900

                   3,500
               2,569,400
                 786,700
                 173,400
                 232,000
                 868,500
                  14,100
                 260,200
                 565,200
                 921,000
               1,660,900




                   (NA)

                   (NA)
                   (NA)
                   (NA)
                   (NA)
                   (NA)
                   (NA)




                   (NA)

                   (NA)
                   (NA)
                   (NA)
                   (NA)
                   (NA)
                   (NA)
(NA)
(NA)
(NA)
(NA)
(NA)
(NA)
Table 8. Supply and Distribution of Cotton: 2007/2008 Crop Year
[Number of running bales]

                                                 Supply and distribution

Supply......................................................................................................................................................

   Stocks, July 28, 2007.............................................................................................................................…
     In consuming establishments 1/............................................................................................................
     In public storage and at compresses 1/................................................................................................
     Elsewhere 2/ 3/..................................................................................................................................

   Net imports.............................................................................................................................................
     Total imports for consumption 2/.......................................................................................................
     Less: re-exports 2/..............................................................................................................................

   Net ginnings, 2007/2008 crop year.......................................................................................................
     Total ginnings of the 2007 crop 4/..............................................................................................…
     Less: ginnings of the 2007 crop prior to August 1, 2007 5/............................................................…
     Plus: ginnings of the 2008 crop prior to August 1, 2008 2/ 5/............................................................…

Distribution................................................................................................................................................

   Total exports 6/.......................................................................................................................................
   Consumption, July 29, 2007 through August 2, 2008 7/...........................................................................
   Cotton lost or destroyed, August 1, 2007 through July 31, 2008 2/........................................................
   Stocks, August 2, 2008, carry-over...........................................................................................................
     In consuming establishments...........................................................................................................
     In public storage and at compresses.............................................................................................…
     Elsewhere 2/ 3/...............................................................................................................................

Excess of reported supply less distribution............................................................................................

     S Does not meet publication standards.


    1/Source: Current Industrial Reports, summary for 2007, M313P(07)-13, "Consumption
on the Cotton System and Stocks," issued April 2008.
    2/Data are partially estimated.
    3/Includes cotton in transit to ports, warehouses, consuming establishments, and
Canada; on docks, on shipboard but not cleared, and other ports stocks not in warehouses
or consuming establishments; and on farms, in merchant sheds, and other private storage.
    4/Source: United States Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Statistics
Service, "Cotton Ginnings," summary for 2007, May 2008, Ct Gn 1 (08).
     5/Source: United States Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Statistics
Service, "Cotton Ginnings," Ct Gn 1 (8-08).
     6/Source: United States Department of Agriculture, Foreign Agricultural Service, "Weekly
Cotton Summary - Final Report for the 2007/2008 Marketing Year." Includes American Pima
and All Upland Exports on Account for 2007/2008 Crop Year.
     7/Reflects respondent corrections to previously reported monthly data. Revised data
will be shown in the 2008 summary report, M313P(08)-13, "Consumption on the Cotton
System and Stocks."
                      Cotton

                  27,929,479

                   9,223,279
                     241,596
                   8,156,683
                     825,000

                          (S)
                       8,206
                          (S)

                  18,706,200
                  18,713,150
                      20,000
                      13,050

                  27,297,999

                  13,237,100
                   4,505,241
                      25,000
                   9,530,658
                     137,430
                   8,693,228
                     700,000

                    631,480




"Consumption



n warehouses
rivate storage.
Service, "Weekly
s American Pima

Revised data
 the Cotton
Historical Note

The Census Bureau has collected data on cotton consumption and stocks since 1912. Except for
1991, which was done on a quarterly basis, the entire series is monthly.

Historical Current Industrial Reports data (called Facts for Industry before 1959) may be
obtained from a Federal Depository Library. To locate a Federal Depository Library in your
area, please visit http://www.gpoaccess.gov/libraries.html.

								
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