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February 21st, 2019

Fiber and yarn prices have stabilized in the last seven days in China, India and Pakistan. Uncertainties are rising in China where cotton fiber and yarn prices could however bottom out in the coming period. In India, the fall of international cotton prices is pressuring the domestic fiber and yarn markets.  Fiber and yarn prices …

February 21st, 2019

Viscose prices have stayed frozen in the past days in China, over rising uncertainties on the market. Prices are however expected to bottom out in March, in line with seasonal trends.  Viscose fiber prices have stayed unchanged in the past seven days in China, over a lack of demand from the yarn industry. The textile …

February 20th, 2019

Polyester fiber prices could slightly decline in the coming days, as textile production is very slowly returning back to normal after Chinese holidays. Raw material costs of polyester producers are however rising over a rally of crude oil prices, meaning that any fall of polyester prices will be limited. Polyester staple fiber and filament prices …

February 20th, 2019

Business activities are slowing down on yarn markets in Pakistan, in line with a lack of demand from China. Lower cotton prices have helped spinners in slightly reducing their offers for specific counts. – From our Pakistan Correspondent Ahmed Fayz Cotton yarn prices have begun very slightly decreasing on the domestic market in Pakistan, over …

February 20th, 2019

Yarn prices have stopped rising in India after being significantly increased in the past weeks. Cotton prices have also stabilized after sharply falling in the past three months. Cotton exports are however expected dropping this year whereas imports would be supported by the fall of prices on the international market.  Spun yarn prices have stopped …

February 19th, 2019

Textile fiber prices could decline in the coming months, being negatively affected by very poor apparel sales at retail, amid a global economic slowdown. Cotton futures have already dropped this week in New York and polyester chain prices have begun decreasing in the Far East. Other petrochemical fibers could follow the same downward path.  Fiber …

February 19th, 2019

Yarn prices have not moved in China where production is very slowly returning to normal after the end of lunar year holidays. Yarn import prices have been kept unchanged in the meantime, in absence of clear trends for the coming period.  The yarn production is slowly returning to normal, about ten days after the end …

February 18th, 2019

Cotton prices have sharply declined at the start of last week, over bearish data from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) and an overall drop of commodity prices. Fiber use could be depressed by the global economic slowdown and falling apparel retail sales in the United States and in Europe.  Cotton futures have eventually plunged …

February 18th, 2019

Nylon 6 prices are now expected rising after material costs of fiber producers have begun sharply increasing after lunar year holidays. The surge of benzene prices since the start of the new year in Asia has boosted caprolactam prices. Demand could however resist from nylon 6 processors now confronted with a slowing down textile production. …

February 18th, 2019

Polyester intermediate prices have moved into different directions in the last days in China where PTA prices were this Monday recovering after paraxylene prices have bottomed out. The rise of crude oil prices is now supporting the polyester chain with fiber prices staying currently frozen, due to a lack of demand from spinners and filament …