28 July 2016 - Inflation is no more declining in low-cost countries, due to a series of external factors and the need to ease monetary policies and support an ailing economic growth. Risks of a return toward high inflation rates however remain very limited. 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 vs the US dollar and the euro is also calculated to assess real terms of trade for exporters.
28 July 2016 - Viscose prices have continued surging in the last seven days in China, over higher cotton prices. Both viscose and cotton have gained about 15% in only four weeks. Our weekly report covers the viscose/rayon staple fiber and filament markets over the last 12 months. Viscose spun yarn prices are also available. Cotton linter, cotton pulp and wood pulp prices on domestic and import markets are being tracked over the last 12 months, in addition.
27 July 2016 - Cotton yarn prices have continued rising in India, although cotton prices have more or less stabilized. Export prices have further surged, in line with the sharp increase of prices on the international market. Our review of Indian yarn prices covers the domestic markets in Ludhiana (Punjab) and Indore (Madhya Pradesh), with a wide range of products and counts, 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.
27 July 2016 - Cotton yarn prices have further surged in the last seven days in Pakistan, especially lower count prices over a strong demand from domestic and export markets, our correspondent reports. Demand has remained strong on the domestic market whereas faltering on export markets, our correspondent reports. Our weekly report offers a comprehensive view of the domestic and export yarn market in Pakistan, with cotton yarns, polyester-cotton, polyester-viscose, polyester spun and viscose spun prices being covered. All these weekly data are available for download over a 12-month period.
27 July 2016 - Demand for polyester is stimulated by the surge of cotton and viscose prices in China. Polyester prices have not declined as a result, whatever the weakness of other petrochemical prices. Our weekly report covers the Polyester Staple Fiber (PSF) and Polyester Filament Yarn (PFY) prices on the domestic market, including a price comparison of polyester staple fibers with cotton and viscose. The gross margin of polyester spun yarn producers is also released.
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