2 July 2015 - Cotton and polyester prices have declined in May, in China, India and Pakistan, as a clear sign of the downward trend in textile material costs. 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 last 1-year, 2-year and 5-year period over a monthly basis. Full historical data over a 7-year period are available for download.
30 June 2015 - The global cotton yarn trade has been last year depressed by a fall of prices and a sharp drop of demand from China, a year after Chinese imports suddenly surged. Exports from India and Pakistan have been negatively affected, as a result, whereas Vietnam emerged as a key player on the market, as both a supplier and a buyer. Our statistical report covers global exports and imports of cotton yarns, with detailed data for exports from India, Pakistan, China and the United States and for imports to China and Bangladesh. Average unit prices are supplied and all data are available for download.
25 June 2015 - Polyester fiber prices are now declining in Pakistan whereas spun polyester prices are following the same trend, 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.
19 June 2015 - Yarn prices have declined in the first part of June on Pakistan's export markets with a stronger domestic demand however supporting spinners' activities. 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.
9 June 2015 - Polyester fiber and spun yarn prices have further risen in May in China, India and Pakistan, with margins of spinners however experiencing very different directions, depending on the country . 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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