Organic cotton production on the rise for the 4th year in a row.
Textile Exchange has just released its so expected 2021 Organic cotton market report.
Key figures include :
- Close to 250 000 tons of organic cotton fiber produced in 2019/20;
- A 4% growth compared to 2018/19 harvest but still representing only 1% of the global cotton production;
- A production shared out by 21 countries, unsurprisingly led by India (50%).
Above these production data, the report contains rich insights (and advice) to better understand a few burning issues such as the reasons of the sudden shortage of organic cotton, the status of in-conversion cotton, the regenerative boom, the impact of COVID on the market, and more.
Full report available here:
Textile Exchange’s 2021 Organic Cotton Market Report Now Released – Textile Exchange
The report reveals that 2019/20 was a record-setting year for organic cotton, with the largest volume of organic cotton fiber harvested globally to date, and growth is set to skyrocket in 2020/21. In total, 229,280 farmers grew 249,153 tonnes of organic cotton fiber on 588,425 hectares of certifi…