26 November 2014 - Polyester fiber prices are now significantly rising, with however signs that the rebound could be short-lived. Our weekly report covers the Polyester Staple Fiber (PSF) and Polyester Filament Yarn (PFY) prices on the domestic market, including a price comparison with cotton and viscose. The gross margin of polyester spun yarn producers is also released.
26 November 2014 - Yarn prices are staying very firm in India where cotton fiber prices are supported by lower arrivals than usual in this part of the year. Price tables of our weekly report cover the domestic markets in Ludhiana (Punjab), Bhiwandi (Maharashtra), Bhilwari (Rajasthan) and Indore (Madhya Pradesh) markets, with a wide range of products, including cotton yarns (carded and combed), polyester spun, polyester-cotton, polyester-viscose and polyester-acrylic. Export market prices are also available for both cotton and polyester-cotton.
26 November 2014 - Inflation rates are everywhere falling, Turkey excepted. This could help boosting apparel exports of low-cost countries by reducing production costs and lowering interest rates. Our monthly report offers a comparison of inflation rates in low-cost countries, with historical data available back to June 2007. Impact of currency changes is calculated to assess real consequences for exports of higher or lower inflation rates.
25 November 2014 - Cotton yarn prices are losing about 2 cents in China, whereas other spun yarn prices remain stable. Our weekly report covers the China yarn domestic and import market indicators, as well as local market prices in Zhejiang. Prices of a large number of counts are released for spun cotton, polyester, viscose and blends. Historical data are available for download.
25 November 2014 - Cambodian clothing exports are now slowing down, due to rising labour costs and a lack of domestic textile capacities. Surging competition from neighbouring Vietnam is also affecting exports which are declining to the United States but however surging to the European Union. Our statistical tables provide a comprehensive view of latest export trends with detailed EU and US import data per category of products.
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