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China

June 25th, 2019

Spun yarn prices have stopped falling in China after cotton and polyester prices have begun bottoming out a few days ago. Production levels have sharply fallen amid rising inventories, however, with nearly all spinning mills currently losing money.  Spun yarn prices have stabilized in China after sharply declining over the previous fall of fiber prices. …

June 18th, 2019

Spun yarn prices could now stabilize in China after having sharply fallen in the last weeks on the domestic and import markets. Fiber prices are bottoming out whereas yarn production has been reduced amid a falling demand. Spun yarn prices have continued dropping in the past days in China, with spinners taking into account the …

June 04th, 2019

Yarn prices are now falling across the board in China, over a sharp decline of fiber prices, including cotton, polyester and viscose. Yarn processors are waiting for the end of the price decline, further pressuring prices as a result, amid surging yarn inventories at spinning mills.  Spun yarn prices are falling across the board in …

May 28th, 2019

Spun yarn prices have heavily fallen in the last seven days in China, after fiber prices have sharply declined, especially on the polyester market. Poly-cotton prices have also dropped whereas the viscose market was less significantly affected. Spun yarn prices have significantly fallen in the last seven days in China with 100% PSF yarns more …

May 21st, 2019

Yarn prices are now clearly falling in China, on both domestic and import markets. The sharp decline of cotton and polyester fiber prices in the last seven days has depressed demand, as buyers expect yarn prices will further decline in the coming period.  Spun yarn prices have begun sharply falling in China, after fiber prices …

May 14th, 2019

Spun yarn prices have begun dropping across the board in China, in line with a decline of fiber prices. Spinners are forced immediately lowering their offers, being confronted with high inventory levels after a disappointing peak season.  Yarn prices have begun tumbling in China, over a sharp fall of cotton prices on the international market …

May 07th, 2019

Textile fiber prices are now declining in China, and yarn price offers could rapidly follow the same downward trend. Demand is not expected to rebound in the coming period, with fiber and yarn prices therefore expected declining. Spun yarn prices have not yet moved in China, back from the May Day weekend. The fall of …

April 23rd, 2019

100% polyester yarn prices have been lowered in China, after staple fiber prices have declined. Cotton yarn futures have suddenly dropped, reflecting a lack of confidence in market prospects, as cotton yarn imports prices are further falling in yuan terms.  Cotton yarn futures have suddenly dropped in the last week in China, over a lack …

April 16th, 2019

Cotton yarn import prices have declined in yuan terms in China, whatever their rise in dollar terms. Allocation of additional cotton import quotas should however support domestic spinners. Our weekly report covers the China yarn domestic and import market indicators, as well as local market prices in Qianqing and Shaoxing (Zhejiang). Yarn prices have stayed …

April 15th, 2019

China’s economy is possibly recovering, according to just released data announcing that a majority of professional buyers are optimistic about the coming period. Producer prices have therefore begun rising at a higher pace in the manufacturing sector, however not in the textile industry.  China’s economy is offering positive signs these days, including a slight rebound …

India

June 26th, 2019

Spun yarn prices have further fallen in India, with polyester-cotton and 100% polyester sharply down in the last four weeks.  Spun yarn prices have further fallen in the last seven days in India. In Tirupur, polyester-cotton prices have lost 5 rupees per kilo or 2.6%, having dropped nearly 6% in only four weeks. 100% polyester …

June 19th, 2019

Spun yarn prices are falling across the board in India after polyester fiber prices have been sharply lowered in only three weeks. 100% polyester has heavily dropped and 100% cotton has also been cut in Tirupur, Ludhiana or Bhiwandi, although cotton prices have stayed firm.  Spun yarn prices are now more obviously falling in India, …

June 05th, 2019

Polyester-cotton yarn prices have been lowered in the last seven days in India whereas cotton yarn prices and other products have behaved differently, according to our price survey. The level of available cotton in India could have been underestimated, in addition. Polyester-cotton prices have declined in the last seven days in India, with 50/50 hosiery …

May 29th, 2019

Cotton yarn prices haves stopped declining on the domestic market in India, immediately after cotton fiber prices have begun sharply rebounding in the last week. Confronted with a new fall of their margins, spinners could even raise their offers in the coming period, amid rising uncertainties. Cotton fiber prices have sharply rebounded in India, in …

May 22nd, 2019

Yarn price offers have eventually been lowered in the past seven days in India, according to the latest results of our weekly survey in Punjab, Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu. Cotton fiber prices are no more declining however, and margins could return to lower levels at spinning mills. India’s cotton production is expected rebounding in the …

May 15th, 2019

Cotton yarn prices have stopped rising in India where cotton fiber prices have sharply fallen in the last seven days, in line with a dramatic decline of the international cotton market. The deterioration of US-China trade relations which has triggered the fall of cotton prices is therefore immediately benefiting Indian spinners.  Cotton prices have begun …

May 08th, 2019

Cotton yarn prices have continued rising in the last seven days in India, according to weekly survey, and whatever the fall of cotton prices over the same weekly period. Spinners need to restore their margins which have been sharply reduced by the surge of cotton prices in April. Cotton yarn prices have been surprisingly raised …

April 24th, 2019

Indian spinners are increasingly trapped between a rise of cotton fiber prices in India and a fall of yarn sales after they have raised their offers on domestic and export markets. The rebound of China’s demand is favoring cotton yarns from Pakistan, now benefiting from a duty-free access on Chinese market. Cotton yarn prices have …

April 17th, 2019

Cotton yarn prices have been once again slightly raised in the last week, with cotton fiber prices however surging in the meantime, and gross margins plunging at spinning mills, consecutively. Cotton yarn exports may also be expected suffering after sharply increasing in 2018, as reflected by our 5-year export data per destination available in the …

April 10th, 2019

Cotton yarn prices have been again raised by Indian spinners, although very slightly by contrast with the surge fo cotton prices in the past weeks. The Cotton Association of India (CAI) has further lowered its forecast for India’s crop this season.  Cotton yarn prices have been further raised in India, in line with the rebound …

Other markets

June 26th, 2019

The yarn market in Pakistan remains dominated by the shift to a new taxation system, as of July 1st. Cotton prices have begun falling whereas polyester and viscose were rebounding, our correspondent reports. – From our Pakistan Correspondent Ahmed Fayz Cotton yarn prices have remained relatively firm in the last seven days on the domestic …

June 20th, 2019

Cotton yarn export prices have sharply fallen in Pakistan, over a new decline of the local currency and a need to boost sales ahead of new taxation rules for the textile business, as of July 1st, our correspondent reports. – From our Pakistan Correspondent Ahmed Fayz Cotton yarn prices have significantly dropped on Pakistan’s export …

June 04th, 2019

Spun yarn prices could now further decline in Bangladesh after cotton and polyester prices have sharply dropped in the past weeks. Yarn prices have continuously fallen in the past 12 months over a new rise of domestic capacities and an illegal use of consigned yarn imports on the domestic market.  Cotton yarn prices have relatively …

May 29th, 2019

Cotton yarn prices have been further raised in Pakistan, over a rebound of cotton fiber prices on both domestic and international markets. Polyester prices have begun dropping by contrast.  – From our Pakistan Correspondent Ahmed Fayz Cotton yarn prices have begun more sharply increasing on Pakistan’s domestic market, in line with a new rise of …

May 22nd, 2019

Cotton fiber and yarn prices are staying very firm in Pakistan, due to a new fall of the rupee having limited the decline of import prices in local currency terms, our correspondent reports. Cotton, viscose and polyester prices are therefore kept rather unchanged, whatever their current decline on the Chinese market, and elsewhere. – From …

May 15th, 2019

Spun yarn prices have further declined in Pakistan, with demand weakening during the month of Ramadan. Yarn export prices have however not dropped, as demand from foreign customers remained strong. Polyester prices could eventually fall after Chinese PSF prices have heavily declined, our correspondent reports. – From our Pakistan Correspondent Ahmed Fayz Cotton yarn prices …

May 08th, 2019

Cotton yarn prices have stopped rising in Pakistan or have even started dropping for specific products, in line with the decline of cotton fibers on the domestic and international markets. Polyester staple fiber prices have also begun sliding on the domestic and import markets.  – From our Pakistan Correspondent Ahmed Fayz Cotton yarn prices have …

April 26th, 2019

Cotton yarn prices have stopped falling in Bangladesh, in line with the rebound of cotton prices on the international market. The surge of yarn imports is however pressuring domestic spinners with limited room for raising prices. Cotton yarn prices have stopped mostly falling in Bangladesh although spinners are further lowering their offers here and there. …

April 24th, 2019

Cotton yarn export prices have begun more significantly increasing in the last days in Pakistan, reflecting a rebound in demand from China. Cotton yarn exports from Pakistan have been supported by sales to China in the last five years, as reflected by our export data per destination, in volume, value and unit value terms. – …

April 17th, 2019

Cotton yarn prices have slightly risen once again in Pakistan over a strong domestic demand whereas yarn export prices could be boosted by surging sales to China. Both countries have agreed over a free trade agreement covering textiles and apparel exports as of next July. – From our Pakistan Correspondent Ahmed Fayz Cotton yarn prices …

Price Comparison

June 20th, 2019

Fiber prices are bottoming out in China with spun yarn prices further falling, as spinners are taking account of the previous decline of cotton and polyester prices. In Pakistan, the sharp fall of the rupee is protecting spinners from any decline of their prices, in local currency terms. Spun yarn prices have continued falling in …

June 07th, 2019

Cotton fiber prices have begun plunging in China, offering larger margins to spinners, amid lower business activities, however. In Pakistan, prices are moving in a different direction and margins are further soaring. In India, spinners are confronted with other market conditions.  Cotton prices have begun receding in China in May, with the average level of …

June 06th, 2019

Cotton prices are falling across the board in China where polyester prices are even more rapidly plunging, with polyester fibers being more competitive than a month ago, as a result. In India and Pakistan, prices are staying firm, but they could eventually be affected by the Chinese storm.  Cotton and polyester prices are experiencing a …

June 06th, 2019

Cotton yarn prices have dropped in China and Pakistan in the last seven days, whereas being firm in India. Spun polyester and viscose prices have moved into different directions in the three countries. The sharp fall of cotton and polyester prices in China could rapidly disrupt international markets, therefore affecting India and Pakistan.  Cotton and …

May 30th, 2019

Fiber and yarn prices have moved in very different ways in the last seven days depending on fibers being used but also with different trends in China, India and Pakistan. In addition to the volatility of fiber prices, currency variations are also playing a key role.  Cotton fiber and yarn prices have moved into very …

May 23rd, 2019

Cotton and polyester fiber rices have tumbled in China, with spinners being forced lowering their price offers for a very wide range of their products. In Pakistan by contrast, cotton yarn prices have been raised while they were eventually lowered in India. Polyester fiber and spun yarn markets could resist downward market trends in India …

May 16th, 2019

Textile fiber prices have begun tumbling across the board on the international market and on domestic markets in Asia after US President Trump has decided raising import tariffs on a series of Chinese products. An already depressed textile market was actually betting on a sharp increase of China’s buying of US cotton. The weakness of …

May 10th, 2019

Gross margins of cotton yarn producers have sharply increased in Pakistan in May thanks to strong sales and a consecutive rise of prices at spinning mills. By contrast, margins of yarn producers have heavily fallen in India after cotton fiber prices have sharply increased. May prospects are radically different, however. The rise of cotton prices …

May 09th, 2019

Cotton yarn prices could be expected declining on Asian markets after cotton fiber prices have started dropping on domestic and international markets. Demand could remain relatively shy, over surging uncertainties triggered by US tariff threats. Cotton fiber and yarn prices are now clearly declining in Asia, after the New York’s cotton market has begun tumbling …

May 07th, 2019

Polyester use at yarn plants should be favored by the rise of cotton prices in the past months whereas polyester prices were staying stable. The current decline of PSF prices in China should boost demand for polyester at Chinese spinning mills. In India and Pakistan, the cotton/polyester spread has surged in the last 12 months …