Top 10 Cotton Producing Countries

Making The Most Cotton.

Cotton thread on bobbins from top cotton producing countries.

Cotton was first cultivated and used for fabric more than 5,000 years ago in India and Mexico. India, China, the United States, Pakistan, Brazil, and Uzbekistan are the largest producers of cotton lint.

Top Cotton Producing Countries 2014
RankCountryTonnes
1India6,188,000
2China, mainland6,178,318
3United States of America3,593,000
4Pakistan2,374,481
5Brazil1,412,227
6Uzbekistan1,106,700
7Australia885,100
8Turkey846,000
9Argentina327,000
10Greece308,000

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A tonne is a metric ton, which is 1,000 kilograms, and equivalent to 2,204.6 pounds. Data is from FAOSTAT.

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