9 October 2015 - Polyester spun prices have rebounded in September in Pakistan, offering larger margins to spinners, whereas Indian competitors were experiencing a rather opposite situation. 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.
8 October 2015 - Margins have improved in September at Pakistani spinning mills whereas deteriorating further in India and 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.
7 October 2015 - Yarn prices have further declined in India, over a fall of cotton prices in the last month. Yarn exports to China have again surged in August, with Vietnam however emerging as a major rival, especially after the TPP negotiations have been this week completed. Our comprehensive review of Indian yarn markets covers the domestic markets in Ludhiana (Punjab) and Indore (Madhya Pradesh), with a wide range of products and counts, including cotton yarns (carded and combed), polyester spun, polyester-cotton, polyester-viscose and polyester-acrylic. Export market prices are also available for both cotton and polyester-cotton.
6 October 2015 - Yarn prices have mostly dropped this year in China, due to excess supply on the domestic market and lower import prices. The spinning mills are however investing in updated equipment and moving to the higher end of the market. Our weekly report covers the China yarn domestic and import market indicators, as well as local market prices in Qianqing (Zhejiang). Prices of a large number of counts are released for spun cotton, polyester, viscose and blends. Domestic and import yarn prices are compared. Historical data are available for download.
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.
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