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Trade War Fallout: China’s US Cotton Imports Dive, Prices Under Pressure

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It probably wasn’t the intended result of the tariff-fueled trade war President Trump started with China, but since China implemented a 25 percent retaliatory tariff on imports of U.S. cotton fiber last July, its imports from the U.S. have dropped 44 percent, or by 868,000 bales. In its new monthly analysis of the market, Cotton…

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