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Auctions will draw down Chinese cotton stocks to a 5-year low

China's massive cotton stocks are set to fall, as the government draws down its inventories, and pares imports to the bone

Surprise US 'gotcha', China quality fears revive cotton price rally
Cotton futures take April gains in New York to 7%, and in China to 12%, amid worries ranging from Xinjuang military to a US sowings deterrent
Hedge funds 'may have overreacted' in record wheat sell-down
Speculators cut their net long in US-traded ags, led by a record sell-off in wheat. But did they go too far. Cotton, corn and soybeans were in demand
Cotton futures fall as China announces massive sales
China will make 2m tonnes of cotton available for sale over the summer, with more to come next year, as it draws down its huge state reserves
Cotton prices gain in US, China, helped by stocks, sowings ideas
Cotton futures hit a two-month high in New York and rise 3% on the Dalian, extending a rally supercharged by wrong-footed hedge funds
Global cotton prices to rise, a little, next season: ICAC
With the market still in deficit, cotton prices will rally for the first time in three years in 2016-17, the ICAC says, despite rising production
Cotton futures hold gains, amid doubts over US sowings hopes
Wet weather in the South East spurs ideas that the recovery in US cotton sowings this year will fall well short of official expectations
Rabo casts doubt on rallies in coffee, soy, sugar and wheat
The bank lifts price forecasts for the likes of arabica beans and cocoa, but to levels below market values. It is more upbeat on cotton values
Hedge funds cover ag shorts en masse - triggering hefty losses
Hedge funds close short positions in ags at one of the fastest paces ever - likely at a price on many contracts. But has this set up futures for dip?
Cotton futures drop, weighed by upbeat US sowings estimate
A stalemate between cotton bears and bulls ends with prices falling, hurt by factors including an Informa sowings estimate
Wheat futures 'to stay below $5'... coffee price rally 'unlikely'
Chicago wheat will, broadly, stay below \$5 a bushel until 2019, SocGen says, cutting soy price hopes too. Cotton is among the few undervalued ags
Chinese cotton imports plummet, as markets await auction details
Chinese cotton imports were down 65% year on year in February, with still no details on how the government will draw down its huge inventories
Corn misses out on hedge funds' hefty short-covering wave
Funds retreat from a record net short in ags, encouraged by Brazil's real. But in corn, they build a record net long, spurring ideas of price support
Cotton futures - will they outperform again in 2016?

Cotton is of the few top commodities to rise in price over 2015, helped by lower output and China restraint selling stocks. Will it gain in 2016 too?

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