26 November 2015 - Spun polyester and polycotton prices have not really declined on the domestic market in Pakistan, after anti-dumping duties on Chinese polyester staple fibers have raised raw material costs. 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.
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.
16 November 2015 - Yarn prices have slightly increased in the last weeks in Pakistan, in line with a rise of raw material costs. Demand from foreign markets has been negatively affected, 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.
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 - Yarn prices are remaining very firm in Pakistan, due to the rise of cotton prices in October and the decision to apply a 10% additional tariff over yarn imports, 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.
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