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10/14/2021 | News release | Distributed by Public on 10/14/2021 06:35

Cotton production in Brazil may grow by 15.5% in the 2021/2022 harvest

Cotton production in Brazil may grow by 15.5% in the 2021/2022 harvest

The consulting firm Safras & Mercados projected that the Brazilian cotton plume production area should grow 15.5% in the 2021/2022 harvest, compared to the previous period, from 2.38 million to 2.75 million tons.

According to the consulting firm, it is estimated that the planted area will grow 11.8%, from 1.1373 million, to 1.535 million hectares. Productivity is expected to rise by 3.35%, an increase from 1,734 kilos to 1,792 kilos per hectare.

For Companhia Nacional de Abastecimento (Conab), plume production should total 2.678 million tons in 2021/22, an increase of 13.7% compared to 2020/2021.