21 July 2016 - Viscose prices have further surged in the last week in China, as a clear sign that demand for fibers is rising ahead of a seasonal rebound of textile production. 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.
21 July 2016 - EU clothing imports have continued rebounding in May for the second consecutive month thanks to a fall of unit prices, in both euro and dollar terms. Imports from China have experienced a double-digit growth from a year earlier. Our report covers monthly EU clothing import data, with historical trends being analyzed over last 15 years, and a specific focus on China vs Rest of World (RoW) and on knit vs woven clothing. Data are supplied in euro and in US dollars.
21 July 2016 - Production costs are less clearly declining in the textile industry in China whereas they are more sharply rising in the clothing industry, as a clear sign that the deflation period could soon be over in the leading manufacturing country. This is mostly due to an overall rise of commodities and other inputs since the start of the year. This statistical report offers a comprehensive view of production costs and consumer prices in China, including in textile and clothing sectors. Labor costs in major provinces are also being followed.
19 July 2016 - Cotton yarn prices have further soared in the last days in China, on both domestic and import markers. The upward trend is now being transmitted to other yarn categories, with spun viscose and spun polyester prices also rising. 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.
19 July 2016 - Polyester staple fiber and spun yarn prices have remained very stable in the last month in China, India and Pakistan with long-term trends also unchanged on the domestic polyester markets of the three textile countries. Our monthly report compares polyester staple fiber and polyester spun yarn prices in China, India and Pakistan, in both local currency terms and US$ terms. Gross margins of spinners are also calculated on a monthly basis. Historical data back to 2007 are available for download.
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