18 November 2015 - Yarn prices have slightly increased or stayed unchanged in the last seven days in India, depending on locations and products. 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.
18 November 2015 - Unit prices have continued declining on the US apparel import market, reflecting fierce competition between Asian exporting countries. China stays strong in a large number of categories whereas losing ground in others. This is reflected by our series of statistical tables offering a comprehensive comparison of unit values per country of origin and category of product. The report also includes a detailed comparison of Chinese price trends vs other origins, through a series of indexes. Our full table is available for download.
12 November 2015 - Far from retreating, China has made slight gains of US apparel import market shares over the first three quarters of the year. Chinese suppliers are however retreating in a series of specific categories, including with certain man-made fiber products. This is reflected by our statistical review covering the first three quarters of last four years and comparing US apparel imports from China with shipments from Rest of the World (RoW) for every category of products, in volume, value and unit value terms. Historical data with percentage change and market shares are available for download back January-September 2012.
11 November 2015 - US imports of man-made fiber apparel have surged in the third quarter this year whereas imports of cotton apparel were slowing down. Trouser imports have rebounded in the first three quarters, including in cotton apparel categories, as reflected by our series of statistical tables offering a comprehensive view of US apparel imports per category of products, with volume, value and unit value changes, compared with previous quarters and years. Full historical data back to January 2011 are available for downloading into a comprehensive table.
6 November 2015 - US imports have more sharply risen in the third quarter in volume terms, with China again resisting, and Vietnam and Bangladesh further emerging. Unit prices have continued slightly declining. Our quarterly report details shipments to U.S. market in third quarter and January-September 2015 per origin, with volume and value changes, market shares, and unit value variations over the last four years. Quarterly, year-to-date and annual data covering the 2011-2015 period are available for download.
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