Cotton Balance Sheet for season 2023-24 as per the CoCPC meeting held on 24th June 2024 – reg.

To deliberate upon the cotton production and consumption for the cotton season 2023-24, the third meeting of the Committee on Cotton Production and Consumption (CoCPC) was held on 24th June 2024 under the Chairpersonship of the Textile Commissioner.

The meeting was attended by representatives from the Central Govt., State Govt., Textile Industry, Cotton Trade and Ginning & Pressing Sector.

The major highlights of the cotton season 2023-24 as compared to 2022-23 are as below:

Particular 2022-23 2023-24 (P) % Change
Crop Size (Lakh Bales) 336.60 325.22 -3.38%
Demand (Lakh Bales) 329.52 351 6.52%
Closing Stock (Lakh Bales) 61.16 47.38 -22.53%
Acreage (Lakh ha) 129.27 126.80 -1.91%
Yield (Kg/ha) 442.65 436.02 -1.50%

The Cotton Balance sheet as also State-wise cotton yield and production as finalized by the CoCPC during the meeting are attached for the kind perusal of the members.

Placed for the necessary information of the members.

Thanking you,

Yours faithfully,

Chandrima Chatterjee

Secretary General