Cotton: USA Economy On the Road to Recovery

  • Most of us look for some cotton in every Cheap ShapewearCheap Shapewear item that we wear, from underwear, socks, pants shirts and even the sheets that we sleep on, but where does it all the cotton come from. Well the great news is that cotton is making a comeback here in the USA. Now we are not back to the production levels we once were in the 90's but with poor weather condition overseas and the fact that cotton demand is on the rise again, he old cotton picking machines are once again working the fields. That is great news that is helping to put people back to work and it is happening here in the USA. However, this does come at a price as we the consumer purchase clothing and bedding you know the price of cotton is on the rise, most will see an additional cost in all the clothing that they buy. Cotton prices surged this past year as the department of agriculture forecast that cotton stockpiles would be the tightest in more than a decade. Investors and speculators have raced to embrace cotton once again.

    Let's face it, yes it will cost more to buy cotton Cheap Sexy Clothes and yes it will cost more to buy clothes but if it puts people back to work here in the USA then that is the cost of living. Cotton is a boom and bust business here in the USA. It makes sense to produce cotton because cotton puts people back to work, from the farmer, the toolmaker, general labourer's, sales representatives and commodities traders. We need jobs here! Over the years we have outsourced our work, agriculture and production employment and this trend has increased. We are now faced with record unemployment, Cotton may not be the answer but it is a step in the right direction. Cotton production is a sign of economic recovery, farmers are re-investing in the production of cotton and replacing other less profitable crop with cotton but cotton Is only a small part of recovery.

    The down side of this great news in the world Cheap Shapewear of cotton is that the price of many of the items we buy will be forced up. Many large retailers have warned that the rise in prices means they will have to pay their suppliers more for clothing. How much of this cost will trickle down to the consumer is yet to be known. In November 2008 cotton prices had plunged to the lowest since 2002, now the price has more than tripled, this too concerns farmers because if the market remains at these high prices people may be forced to turn to alternative products.