The Global Seed Cotton Market Amounted to Grow at 5.27% in 2016

Date: 2016-09-11

The global seed cotton market amounted to grow at 5.27% in 2016, registering a CAGR of 6.1% during the forecast period (2016-2020). With improvements in insect-resistant traits and an increasing demand for seed cotton, the market is gaining pace.

The seed cotton market is majorly driven by the demand from the oil seed industry, and the demand for cotton in the textile industry. Cotton is cultivated in more than 70 countries as a labor-intensive crop. India, China and the United States of America together contribute to around two-thirds of the global cotton production and are also the hottest markets for cotton seeds.

China, India, Pakistan, Uzbekistan, and Myanmar are the largest markets in the region
Seed cotton prices hike by USD$262/Ton in China
Due to apprehensions of lower Chinese cotton production against earlier estimates for the current year, the cotton ginners have prompted with enhanced purchasing of seed cotton.

The market is fairly fragmented, with many international players present in the seed industry. Corporations in the seed cotton business are competing on the range of cotton hybrids, agriculture advisory services, price, etc. The major market players include Monsanto, Dow, DuPont Pioneer, Bayer, Syngenta, Americot Inc., Rijk Zwaan, Navdanya Seed Co., Biocentury Group (bio-t), Zhongnongfa Seed, Gansu Dunhuang Seed, Grand Agriseeds, Hefei Fengle Seed, Henan Qiule, Jiangsu Dahua, Longping High-tech, Winall Hi-tech Seed, Delta & Pine Land, Dabeinong and WanxiangDoneed.

The seed cotton market is broadly segmented on the basis of the type of seed (GM seeds and Non-GM seeds), GM cotton seeds are commercially planted in 15 countries.

Market share by GM seed cotton and Non-GM seed cotton:


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