Cotton Trading Manual

Cotton Trading Manual

by Terry Townsend
     
 

Cotton Trading Manual (CTM) is the first work to provide a comprehensive reference source to the conduct of the complex international cotton market. CTM begins by looking at the history of the cotton trade, and then moves on to assess the current global picture, including a discussion of trends in the market, as well as production and consumption analysis. The

Overview

Cotton Trading Manual (CTM) is the first work to provide a comprehensive reference source to the conduct of the complex international cotton market. CTM begins by looking at the history of the cotton trade, and then moves on to assess the current global picture, including a discussion of trends in the market, as well as production and consumption analysis. The third and fourth parts focus on trading in physical cotton and futures respectively. Finally, the last section deals with administrative and management issues within the cotton trade as a whole, such as contracts, insurance and risk management. CTM is an indispensable practical companion for all those involved with trading in this commodity.

  • Comprehensive reference to the complex international cotton market
  • Discusses the history of the cotton trade
  • Assesses the global picture, looking at trends and production and consumption analysis

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781855734395
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
07/01/2000
Pages:
510
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 10.85(h) x 2.04(d)

Meet the Author

Cotton Trading Manual is edited by the Secretariat of The International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC). Formed in 1939, the ICAC is an association of 41 governments sharing an interest in the production of and trade in cotton. Based in Washington DC, the organisation promotes greater cooperation between governments. Its Secretariat supports this work by publishing research on the cotton trade and trends in cotton prices.

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