Cotton Linters Market Overview in India
In value terms, cotton linters production stood at $ in estimated in export prices. The total output value increased at an average annual rate of +% from 2007 to ; the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2010 when the production volume increased by % y-o-y. Cotton linters production peaked at $ in 2011; however, from 2012 to , production failed to regain the momentum.
The size of the cotton linters market in India soared to $ in , jumping by % against the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, retail marketing costs, and retailers' margins, which will be included in the final consumer price). Over the period under review, consumption, however, recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 with an increase of % y-o-y. Cotton linters consumption peaked at $ in 2008; however, from 2009 to , consumption failed to regain the momentum.