STAPLE -WISE PRODUCTION OF COTTON

STAPLE GROUP
2000-01
2001-02
2002-03
2003-04
2004-05
2005-06
2006-07
2007-08
Short (below 20.0 mm) 9.50 9.50 9.00 7.60 7.11 6.80 6.00 4.00
Medium/Medium Long (20.5 to 27 mm) 74.00 82.50 72.00 75.90 136.80 64.00 54.00 63.00
Long Staple (27.5 to 32.0 mm) 52.00 61.00 51.00 89.95 94.07 165.40 216.15 243.00
Extra Long Staple (32.5 mm & above) 4.50 5.00 4.00 5.55 5.02 4.80 3.85 5.00
TOTAL 140.00 158.00 136.00 179.00 243.00 241.00 280.00 315.00

Scale : production in lakh bales of 170 kgs
Note: Staple-group-wise production figures are estimated
Source : Office of the Textile Commisioner, Ministry of Textile, Government of India
Information compiled by M Sabesh, CICR