Appendix 2
Cotton Production in Mexico 1897–1989
Year
Area
harvested in
hectares
Average
yield kg
per hectare Production
Average
rural
price
Value of
production in
thousands of
pesos
Tons Bales $/ton
$/bale
(230 kg)
1897 124,247 265 32,915 143,109 389 89 12,804
1898 166,132 275 45,643 198,448 151 35 6,881
1899 74,171 306 22,708 98,730 207 48 4,698
1900 89,546 249 22,280 96,870 277 64 6,181
1901 89,272 265 23,656 102,852 275 63 6,515
1902 98,609 242 23,818 103,557 379 87 9,027
1903 131,453 279 36,642 159,313 216 50 7,912
1904 196,316 282 55,299 240,430 288 66 15,955
1905 515,857 288 148,574 645,973 226 52 33,658
1906 202,476 249 58,517 254,422 321 74 18,819
1907 135,076 265 33,659 146,343 327 75 11,010
1908 93,253 270 24,712 107,443 263 60 6,488
1909 103,704 290 28,000 121,739 396 91 11,094
1910 104,114 378 30,193 131,274 520 120 15,700
1911* 115,082 378 43,462 188,973 507 117 22,015
(94,304) 35,647 154,986 507 18,056
1912 83,162 418 34,752 151,102 376 87 13,070
(132,452) 239 31,656 137,639 376 11,906
1913 180,918 280 50,657 220,246 428 98 21,676
1914 127,852 290 37,077 161,206 456 105 16,911
1915 70,604 270 19,063 82,882 317 73 6,034
(64,826) 17,503 76,098 5,540
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