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Soaring cotton prices likely means higher clothing prices

Cotton prices soaring
Posted at 8:48 AM, Oct 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-07 09:48:41-04

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Clothes are about to become more expensive as the price of cotton is at a 10-year high.

This means the increased cost to producers will likely be passed on to consumers.

Retailers say there was already a low supply of cotton.

And China is driving up demand for American cotton, making it even more difficult to get.