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Polyester

This section displays a comprehensive view of the Polyester Chain Prices including crude oil, naphtha, mixed xylenes, paraxylene, PTA, MEG, and polyester chips. Polyester staple fibers and polyester filament yarns are extensively covered, with daily, weekly and monthly updates, price analysis, future trends and comparison tools.

June 26th, 2019

Polyester staple fiber prices have continued sharply rebounding in the past seven days in China whereas being also raised in Pakistan. The low level of Chinese inventories could continue supporting prices.  Polyester fiber prices could rapidly stabilize in the coming period in China, after having sharply rebounded in the last 10 days. In Pakistan, PSF …

June 24th, 2019

Polyester chain prices have clearly rebounded in the last seven days, being boosted by a need to replenish stocks which had been depleted during the previous fall of prices. Demand could however rapidly vanish if Washington and Beijing fail in finding an agreement over their trade conflicts at the end of the week. Polyester intermediate …

June 19th, 2019

Polyester fiber prices have rebounded in the last days in China whereas further declining in India, by contrast. Demand is recovering in China, after prices have significantly fallen with polyester use being currently favored by a riser of the Cotton-PSF price difference.  Polyester prices have clearly bottomed out in the last days in China. Benchmark …

June 17th, 2019

Polyester chain prices have stayed relatively firm in the last week, with PTA and MEG even slightly recovering in the last days. Demand is bottoming out from textile producers after polyester prices have fallen to very competitive levels.  Polyester chain prices have failed in indicating clear directions in the past week, as demand was bottoming …

June 05th, 2019

Polyester fiber prices have further plunged in the last seven days in China, over a weakness in demand. The full textile chain is actually anticipating a new decline of prices in the coming period, therefore limiting its orders as far as possible. Polyester staple fiber prices have continued sharply falling in the last seven days …

June 03rd, 2019

Polyester chain prices have fallen across the board over the weekend with most petrochemical products eventually declining 15-20% in two weeks. PTA prices have heavily dropped, leaving room for further lowering polyester prices in the coming period. Polyester chain prices have heavily fallen in the last two days, in line with a looming geopolitical crisis …

May 29th, 2019

Polyester prices have further fallen in the last seven days in China, however possibly bottoming out in the coming days. The rebound of PTA prices and lower production levels at polyester plants could eventually trigger a rise of staple fiber and filament prices. Polyester fiber prices are possibly bottoming out in China, after experiencing a …

May 27th, 2019

Raw material costs of polyester producers could now rebound, in line with a sharp decline of operating rates being planned at MEG plants. PTA producers could however accept lower prices after having sharply reduced their offers in the past two weeks. Raw material costs of polyester fiber producers were slightly rising this Monday in China. …

May 22nd, 2019

Polyester fiber prices have sharply fallen in the past seven days and may be expected further tumbling in the short term, due to a series of factors analyzed in our weekly report. With apparel exports plunging and clothing retail sales declining, demand for textiles and fibers is rapidly weakening, as a result.  Polyester fiber prices …

May 20th, 2019

Polyester chain prices have begun falling across the board in the last week in Asia, as PTA and PSF prices were eventually plunging on spot markets. Although margins have remained at high levels, operating rates could be lowered at PTA and polyester plants, as demand has sharply declined from downward textile producers expecting lower prices …