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China's Cotton Production Slightly Decreased In 2019

Date:Dec 17, 2019

According to the national cotton production data released by the National Bureau of statistics, the national cotton production in 2019 was 5.889 million tons, a decrease of 213000 tons or 3.5% compared with 2018. Among them, Xinjiang's cotton output was 5.02 million tons, a decrease of 108000 tons or 2.1% over the previous year. Xinjiang's cotton output accounted for 84.9% of the total output of the country, up 1.2 percentage points from the previous year. It is reported that in 2019, the per unit yield of cotton in China decreased, mainly due to the impact of disastrous climate.