Total cotton production in China is expected to reach 6.138 million tonnes in 2022, with 5.634 million tonnes expected to be produced in Xinjiang. Photo: Xinhua
Total cotton production in China is expected to reach 6.138 million tonnes in 2022, with 5.634 million tonnes expected to be produced in Xinjiang. Photo: Xinhua
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China cotton production set to grow in 2022 as Xinjiang offsets drought-hit Yangtze River region

  • Total cotton production in China is expected to reach 6.138 million tonnes in 2022, which would represent a 5.8 per cent year on year increase
  • Some 5.634 million tonnes is expected to be produced in Xinjiang, although demand has weakened, while the US’ Uygur Forced Labour Prevention Act has hurt the market

Total cotton production in China is expected to reach 6.138 million tonnes in 2022, with 5.634 million tonnes expected to be produced in Xinjiang. Photo: Xinhua
Total cotton production in China is expected to reach 6.138 million tonnes in 2022, with 5.634 million tonnes expected to be produced in Xinjiang. Photo: Xinhua
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