17 November 2015 - Polyester fiber and spun yarn prices continued mostly sliding in October in China, India and Pakistan. The long-term trend will continue pressuring prices in coming months although anti-dumping duties may partly offset the fall in costs in India and Pakistan. 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.
10 November 2015 - Cotton fiber and yarn prices have moved into different directions in the last month in India and Pakistan, whereas margins of spinners were remaining stuck at low levels in China. Our monthly report compares cotton fiber and yarn prices in China, India and Pakistan, offering a comprehensive view of the yarn/fiber spreads in the three countries. These gross margins of domestic spinners are displayed on a monthly basis with historical data back to 2007 being available for download.
5 November 2015 - Cotton prices have rebounded in the last weeks in Pakistan whereas declining in India. Polyester prices have declined in China and Pakistan, as a sign that PSF use will further rise by contrast with a slowing down cotton consumption. Our monthly report delivers a comparative view of the average cotton and polyester prices in China, India and Pakistan, including the latest and historical trends of cotton/polyester price difference. Our charts cover the past 5-year period. Full historical data back to 2007 are available for download.
22 October 2015 - Polyester fiber prices have further dropped in Pakistan. New anti-dumping duties on Chinese polyester could however result in higher PSF prices, our correspondent reports. Our monthly report covers the latest trends in polyester staple fiber prices and spun yarn prices (100% polyester and polyester-cotton) in both Karachi and Faisalabad markets. Polyester filament prices are also covered. Historical data back to 2007 are available for download.
13 October 2015 - Price offers are being raised by yarn exporters in Pakistan after cotton prices have sharply rebounded. Foreign buyers are resisting any new price increase, however, our correspondent reports. Our monthly report includes a wide range of yarn export prices per count and destination, with statistical tables and historical charts covering the Karachi and Faisalabad markets. Yarn export data are also released in volume and value terms. Historical data back to 2005, 2006 or 2010, are available for download.
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