India’s cotton import in the current season—October 2018 to September 2019—is likely to be 22 lakh bales, 7 lakh bales more compared to the previous season’s figures. The Cotton Advisory Board (CAB) recently estimated this season’s provisional cotton production to be 337 lakh bales of 170 kg each. The actual imports can be 28-30 lakh bales when the season ends.