5 October 2015 - Yarn prices are now rising in Pakistan, in line with a rebound of cotton prices and of orders from fabric export markets, our correspondent reports. Our monthly review covers the cotton and polyester-cotton yarn markets with a long series of tables, charts and historical data back to 2007. In addition to Karachi and Faisalabad, our report now covers the Lahore and Multan markets.
2 October 2015 - Polyester and cotton prices have slightly recovered in India and Pakistan in September, with polyester being continuously cheaper than cotton over the long term. 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.
25 September 2015 - Polyester fiber and yarn prices have stopped falling in the last few weeks in Pakistan, being supported by the stability of market prices in the Far East in September, 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.
18 September 2015 - Yarn prices have been slightly raised by exporters in Pakistan triggering a fall in demand from customers having left for trade fairs. 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.
10 September 2015 - The fall of polyester fiber prices is resulting in lower margins at spinning plants, with Pakistani yarn producers more easily resisting than competitors in China and India. 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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