Pakistan Cotton: Flooding Lowers Production
USDA estimates marketing year (MY) 2022/23 Pakistan cotton production at 5.5 million 480-
pound bales, down 0.7 million bales (11 percent) from last month, and down 0.5 million bales (8
percent) from last year. Area is estimated at 2.0 million hectares, down 0.2 million (9 percent)
from last month and unchanged from last year. The yield is forecast at 599 kilograms per hectare.
This is 1 percent below the five-year average of 606 kilograms per hectare. (For more information, please contact