25 July 2016 - Crude oil prices may have further declined, polyester intermediate prices are currently resisting, thanks to a strong demand from polyester producers after cotton prices have surged. Our weekly report covers the polyester chain in Asia, including PX (paraxylene), PTA (purified terephthalic acid), MEG (mono-ethylene glycol), polyester chips, and polyester staple and filament prices. Asian Contract Prices (ACPs) are also available for the PX, PTA and MEG markets in Asia, with 5-year charts and downloadable historical data.
20 July 2016 - Polyester began rising in the last seven days, with demand expected to be boosted in coming period by the surge of cotton prices. The structural shift from cotton to polyester could be accelerated, as a result of a significantly larger cotton-PSF price difference. Our weekly report covers the Polyester Staple Fiber (PSF) and Polyester Filament Yarn (PFY) prices on the domestic market, including a price comparison of polyester staple fibers with cotton and viscose. The gross margin of polyester spun yarn producers is also released.
19 July 2016 - Polyester staple fiber and spun yarn prices have remained very stable in the last month in China, India and Pakistan with long-term trends also unchanged on the domestic polyester markets of the three textile countries. 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.
19 July 2016 - Polyester prices are no more falling in India where demand for staple fibers could be boosted by a dramatic rise of cotton prices. The PTA and MEG markets remain pressured by excess supply, as reflected by our 5-year fundamental data. Gross margins are therefore rising at PSF plants. Our monthly report offers a comprehensive view of price offers in rupee and US$ terms, including polyester staple fibers, POY, FDY and textured yarn prices. Historical charts and data are available, covering the past 10 years.
18 July 2016 - Polyester intermediate prices have stayed very stable in the last week. The current surge of cotton prices may however support polyester fiber prices, with a larger price difference boosting fiber substitution. Our weekly report covers the polyester chain in Asia, including PX (paraxylene), PTA (purified terephthalic acid), MEG (mono-ethylene glycol), polyester chips, and polyester staple and filament prices. Asian Contract Prices (ACPs) are also available for the PX, PTA and MEG markets in Asia, with 5-year charts and downloadable historical data.
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