U.S. Cotton Distribution Patterns,1980-81

Expanding U.S. cotton exports and declining domestic demand reduced domestic mill shipments from 68 percent of all shipments in 1970/71 to 45 percent in 1980/81. Trucks, recently replacing rail as the primary cotton transporter, moved 53 percent of the shipments in 1975/76, but 69 percent in 1980/81. Results of an industrywide survey to determine the origins, destinations, and volumes of cotton shipped to alternative domestic outlets and export points during 1980/81 are presented, with data by State, region, and for the Nation, by mode of transportation. Results are also compared with similar surveys of the 1970 and 1975 crop years.


Issue Date:
1983-06
Publication Type:
Report
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/154483
Total Pages:
39
Series Statement:
SB 696




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