Talking Crops

China’s Role in the Global Cotton Market – O.A. Cleveland

The rise of the middle class in China has caused the cost of labor to increase. As a response, Chinese cotton production leaders have explored new options in order keep the cost down. Meanwhile, global markets are having to adjust to the devaluation of China’s currency. In this Podcast cotton market analyst and Mississippi State University Professor Emeritus O.A. Cleveland explains how recent cultural and economic changes have shaped China’s current role in the global cotton market.

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