1 December 2015 - Yarn prices have further declined in China where demand is frozen by seasonal factors and cold weather. Yarn imports have plunged from India and Pakistan in October, whereas Vienam gained new shares of the market, as reflected by our detailed 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 November 2015 - PTA and MEG prices have continued to move into different directions in the last week, amid a slowing down demand from polyester producers in China. Our weekly report covers the polyester chain in Eastern Asia and in India, including PX (paraxylene), PTA (purified terephthalic acid), MEG (mono-ethylene glycol), polyester chips, and polyester staple and filament prices. Asian Contract Prices (ACPs) are also available for the PX, PTA and MEG markets in Asia, with 5-year charts and downloadable historical data.
30 November 2015 - Cotton prices have continued rising over the last week on the New York market. Demand for Indian cotton is strong elsewhere thanks to a weaker rupee in the last months. Cotton prices could even experience a rebound in the next year, when Indian stocks will have dried up. Our weekly cotton report covers the international futures market in New York and the physical indicator "A Index". Domestic cotton prices in China, India and Pakistan are also reviewed through a large number of tables and charts. All data are available for download.
27 November 2015 - EU clothing imports have experienced radically different trends in the third quarter and the first three quarters this year, depending on product categories and origins. Prices in US$ terms may have risen or be subject to a single to double-digit decline depending on categories of products. Our series of comparison tables offer a comprehensive view of EU clothing imports per HS 4-digit category with volume, value and unit price changes, while market shares are also calculated for each major supplying country. Full data are available for download.
27 November 2015 - Wool prices have risen this week in US$ and euro terms over a new increase of the Australian dollar which has been boosted by a possible rise of benchmark interest rates in December. Our report delivers a comprehensive view of wool prices in Australia, with a long list of micron types in A$, US$ and euro terms. Historical charts are also available, such as downloadable historical data. The China's Nanjing market is covered whereas links to weekly New Zealand and South African markets are provided.
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