3 March 2015 - Yarn prices have stayed relatively unchanged in the last days in China, as the market was slowly waking up from long lunar year holidays. Our weekly report covers the China yarn domestic and import market indicators, as well as local market prices in Qianqing (Zhejiang) and Changyi (Shandong). Prices of a large number of counts are released for spun cotton, polyester, viscose and blends. Historical data are available for download.
2 March 2015 - Polyester and cotton prices have not radically changed on the three major Asian textile markets in February. The current rise of polyester prices in China could however indicate a major change in market trends. Our monthly report delivers a comparative view of the average cotton and polyester prices in China, India and Pakistan, including the latest and historical trends of cotton/polyester price difference. Our charts cover the last 1-year, 2-year and 5-year period over a monthly basis. Full historical data over a 7-year period are available for download.
26 February 2015 - Viscose prices remained frozen at the end of the week in China, as market participants were very slowly returning from holidays. 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.
26 February 2015 - Production costs are everywhere falling in China, except in a clothing industry confronted with a rise in wages. Our monthly report offers a statistical view of production costs and consumer prices in China, including in textile and clothing sectors. Labor costs in major provinces are also being followed.
25 February 2015 - Polyester prices were flat or very slightly rising in the first trading day after after holidays in China. 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.
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