Latest News Releases

Latest news releases from the National Cotton Council


Bangladesh Lifts Fumigation Requirements on U.S. Cotton Following CCI-Sponsored U.S. Cotton Tour
A Cotton Council International (CCI)-sponsored Bangladesh Ministry of Agriculture Delegation’s U.S. visit from Oct. 30-Nov. 5, 2022, coupled with indispensable efforts by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) office in Dhaka, ultimately convinced the Bangladesh government to relax its nearly-five-decade-long fumigation requirement on U.S. cotton imports. Learn more

Final 2022 USDA Crop Estimates
In its final estimate of the 2022-23 U.S. cotton crop, USDA placed total production at 14.47 million bales. Learn more

USDA Projecting 11.3 Million U.S. Cotton Acres
USDA's March Prospective Plantings Report indicates U.S. producers intend to plant 11.3 million cotton acres in 2023, down 18.2% from the previous year. Learn more

USDA January Production Report
In its January crop report, USDA estimated a 2022-23 U.S. cotton crop of 14.68 million bales. Learn more