30 June 2015 - Yarn prices have continued slightly declining in China, ahead of the first sales from cotton state reserves and amid lower polyester fiber prices. Yarn imports have remained relatively strong in May, as reflected by our statistical data. Our weekly report covers the China yarn domestic and import market indicators, as well as local market prices in Qianqing (Zhejiang). Prices of a large number of counts are released for spun cotton, polyester, viscose and blends. Domestic and import yarn prices are compared. Historical data are available for download.
30 June 2015 - The global cotton yarn trade has been last year depressed by a fall of prices and a sharp drop of demand from China, a year after Chinese imports suddenly surged. Exports from India and Pakistan have been negatively affected, as a result, whereas Vietnam emerged as a key player on the market, as both a supplier and a buyer. Our statistical report covers global exports and imports of cotton yarns, with detailed data for exports from India, Pakistan, China and the United States and for imports to China and Bangladesh. Average unit prices are supplied and all data are available for download.
26 June 2015 - China's linen industry is boosted by a strong rise in demand for linen apparel on the global market. Prices have been supported by the development of linen textile and clothing production in the country. Our report offers a comprehensive view of the international market prices, including China's flax fiber import prices and linen yarn and fabric export prices. China's import and export data in volume and value terms are also available for download on a monthly basis back to December 2012.
25 June 2015 - Viscose prices are giving signs they could rise in the coming weeks in China, therefore reaching the level of cotton prices. 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.
24 June 2015 - Polyester prices are slowly declining, with the fall of staple fiber and filament prices being curbed by the rise of raw material costs. 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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