20 May 2016 - Spandex prices have not moved in the last four weeks, whatever the weak level of demand in China and the lower material costs. Our monthly report covers spandex and PTMEG prices on the domestic Chinese market, with gross margin trends at spandex plants on a daily and monthly basis. Daily data over the last 12 months are available for download.
19 May 2016 - Viscose fiber prices have slightly risen in the last seven days in China, with material costs of VSF producers potentially rising in the coming period. 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.
17 May 2016 - China's yarn market has remained stable in the last week with domestic production increasingly able to compete with foreign yarns. Cotton use could therefore rebound in the coming season. 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.
17 May 2016 - China's share of the US apparel market has declined in the first quarter, with a weakening leadership in cotton apparel categories but also in man-made fiber categories where China has until now resisted any decrease. This significant move is reflected by our statistical review covering the last five years and comparing US apparel imports from China with shipments from Rest of the World (RoW) for every category of products, in volume, value and unit value terms. Historical data are available for Q1 2011-2016.
16 May 2016 - Cashmere prices have further fallen in the first quarter 2016 in China, with yarn prices however less sharply declining. Our below report offers an overall picture of short-term and long-term trends of cashmere prices with latest export prices for Chinese fibers and yarns (woolen and worsted). Domestic fiber and yarn prices on China's Bohai market are also released on a monthly basis. Historical data covering the last five years are available for download.
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