19 November 2013 - China contnued losing shares of the US cotton apparel market in the third quarter this year, while making gains in man-made fiber categories, as reflected by our quarterly review comparing US apparel imports from China and from Rest of World (RoW) for each category of products, in volume, value and unit value terms. Historical data with percentage change and market shares are available for download since 2009.
22 November 2013 - Polyester prices further fell in India, over a large level in inventories after Diwali holidays, our local correspondent reports. Our monthly report offers a comprehensive view of price offers in January in rupee and US$ terms, including polyester staple fibers, POY, FDY and textured yarn prices. Historical charts and data are available, covering the past five years.
20 November 2013 - Inflation rates have risen slightly for many emerging countries in October, driven primarily by higher fuel and food prices. The higher inflation puts increased pressure on emerging markets to battle a slowdown in economic growth. Our monthly report offers a comparison of inflation rates in low-cost countries, with historical data available back to June 2007.
12 November 2013 - Nylon 6 prices began retreating in China, over a sharp drop of caprolactam prices in the last four weeks. Our monthly report covers latest and historical price trends of nylon (polyamide) 6 prices, also offering a detailed view of the caprolactam (CPL) prices in China. Historical data back to 2006 are available for download.
15 November 2013 - US apparel imports slowed down in September, mostly due to a lower growth of Bangladeshi and Indian shipments, while Indonesia was plunging, as reflected by our monthly report covering main origins in the year to September on a monthly basis. Our report offers US apparel import data, with volume, value and unit value % changes.