25 November 2013 - Cotton prices last week found some support, after China announced a lower production than expected while sales from national reserves were apparently postponed. Our weekly cotton report covers the latest price trends of international spot and futures markets through a large number of tables and charts, with also domestic markets in India, China and Pakistan being reviewed. Historical data back to 6 years are available for download.
18 November 2013 - Polyester intermediate prices slightly decreased in the past days in Asia. Our weekly report covers the polyester chain, including Paraxylene (PX), PTA, MEG, 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.
21 November 2013 - Apparel exports from Bangladesh continued surging this summer, whatever supply chain disruptions being triggered by strikes, riots, and political unrest, as reflected by our tables and charts. Our statistical tables provide a comprehensive view of latest export trends per HS chapter and destinations, covering the July-September period. Latest US and EU monthly import data are also released.
18 November 2013 - The US import market continued experiencing a long term shift from cotton to man-made fiber apparel in third quarter, with however major exceptions, as reflected by our category analysis. Our series of statistical tables offers a comprehensive view of US apparel imports per category of products, with volume, value and unit value changes, compared with percentage change in previous quarters and previous years.
20 November 2013 - Polyester prices eventually fell in China, following a short-lived rebound. Our weekly report covers Polyester Staple Fiber (PSF) and Polyester Filament Yarn (PFY) prices on the domestic market, including a price comparison with cotton and viscose. Historical data are also available for download, back to 2004.
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