Weekly Cotton Market Review, selected tables
MP_CN208
3/14/2019       Memphis, TN     USDA Cotton and Tobacco Program, MND


World market prices for upland cotton, in cents per pound, in effect from 12:01 a.m., EDT, Frida

                         2018-2019
                          Feb     Feb     Feb     Mar     Mar     Mar
                          8-14   15-21   22-28    1-7     8-14   15-21

Adjusted world price 1/  64.61   62.27   61.80   62.67   63.42   64.10
Course count adjustment   0.00    0.00    0.00    0.00    0.00    0.00
Loan Deficiency Payment   0.00    0.00    0.00    0.00    0.00    0.00
Fine count adjustment 20  0.13    0.23    0.34    0.39    0.44    0.46
Fine count adjustment 20  0.18    0.28    0.39    0.44    0.49    0.51
1/  Color 41, leaf 4, staple 34, mike 35-36 & 43-49, strength readings of 26.0-28.9 grams per te
Source:  Farm Service Agency, USDA.


ICE futures contract settlement, designated spot market average for color 41, leaf 4, staple 34,
Far Eastern 'A' Index
        Color 41, Leaf 4, Staple 34                             Far Eastern
Date    Futures Settlement                              7-MarketA Index 1/
         May-19 Jul-19  Oct-19  Dec-19  Mar-20  May-20  Average Current        0

Mar 08   73.49   74.63   73.99   73.50   74.40   74.82   67.88   81.25    0.00
Mar 11   73.20   74.44   74.07   73.51   74.44   74.87   67.59   81.75    0.00
Mar 12   74.85   76.04   74.92   74.28   75.12   75.55   69.31   81.55    0.00
Mar 13   75.72   76.81   75.12   74.59   75.44   75.84   70.18   83.35    0.00
Mar 14   74.30   75.45   74.33   74.06   75.02   75.44   68.76   84.30    0.00
1/ Far Eastern A Index furnished by Cotton Outlook of Liverpool.


        Color 41, Leaf 4, Staple 34
        Cents per Pound                                         7-Market
Date    SoutheasNorth DeSouth DeEast TX/West TexDesert SSJ ValleAverage

Mar 08   70.24   68.99   68.99   66.99   66.99   66.24   66.74   67.88
Mar 11   69.95   68.70   68.70   66.70   66.70   65.95   66.45   67.59
Mar 12   71.60   70.35   70.35   68.60   68.60   67.60   68.10   69.31
Mar 13   72.47   71.22   71.22   69.47   69.47   68.47   68.97   70.18
Mar 14   71.05   69.80   69.80   68.05   68.05   67.05   67.55   68.76
Source:  USDA, AMS, Cotton and Tobacco Program, Cotton Market News.


                                        Marketing Years
                                        2017-2018       2018-2019
Description                             Through March 08Through March 07, 2019
                                          Week  Mkt. Yea  Week  Mkt. Year
Outstanding sales                          -    7,209,20   -    6,225,600
Exports                                 414,400 6,653,50287,000 5,996,000
   Total export commitments                0    13,862,7   -    12,221,600
New sales                               331,800    -    193,300    -
Buy-backs and cancellations             10,400     -    27,100     -
   Net sales                            321,400    -    166,100    -
Sales next marketing year               199,200 2,569,40 23,100 2,335,800

Net sales of 166,100 RB for 2018/2019 were reported for China (49,300 RB, including decreases of


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