Cotton's price predictions slide, but Aussie grower mood picks up

Andrew Marshall
Updated May 6 2020 - 9:54am, first published May 5 2020 - 6:30pm
Fibre faces fluctuations as COVID-19 swells cotton stockpiles
Fibre faces fluctuations as COVID-19 swells cotton stockpiles

Cotton markets are bracing for more price falls and rising stockpiles as already overstocked global supply chains struggle with a 12 per cent consumption slump in the wake of coronavirus hitting textile milling activity and retail sales.

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Andrew Marshall

Andrew Marshall

National agribusiness writer

Andrew Marshall is the group agribusiness writer for ACM's state agricultural weeklies and websites. He is a former editor at The Land and has worked in various Rural Press group roles in Canberra, North Richmond (NSW) and Toowoomba (Qld).

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