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Warehousing of U.S. Cotton

U.S. Cotton Exports by Port Average Percentage 2005-2009

Warehousing of U.S. Cotton

From the gin, cotton is usually transported to a warehouse to be weighed, tagged and stored. Negotiable warehouse receipts are prepared showing the weight, storage date and tare. Upon sale, cotton moves by railroad or motor carrier to points of domestic consumption or ports.

EAST COAST PORTS
Savannah, GA 15.44%
Charleston, SC 3.49%
Norfolk, VA 2.13%
Other 0.34%


GREAT LAKES PORTS
Detroit, MI 0.53%
Ogdensburg, NY 0.11%
Deluth, MN 0.02%
Other 0.01%


GULF PORTS
Houston-Galveston, TX 12.82%
Laredo, TX 9.79%
New Orleans, LA 3.85%
Other 1.00%


WEST COAST PORTS
Los Angeles, CA 46.36%
San Francisco, CA 4.03%
Seattle, WA 0.05%
Other 0.01%


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