22 May 2015 - Wool prices have slightly declined in US$ terms this week, however rising in A$ terms, as demand remains strong amid rapidly disappearing inventories. Our weekly report delivers a comprehensive view of wool prices in Australia, with a long list of micron types in A$, US$ and euro terms. Historical charts are also available, such as downloadable historical data. The China's Nanjing market is covered whereas links to weekly New Zealand and South African markets are provided.
21 May 2015 - Viscose prices have stayed unchanged at their higher level, by contrast with the fall of polyester prices in the last days. Our weekly report covers the viscose/rayon staple fiber and filament markets over the last 12 months. Viscose spun yarn prices are also available. Cotton linter, cotton pulp and wood pulp prices on domestic and import markets are being tracked over the last 12 months, in addition.
21 May 2015 - US apparel imports rebounded from China over the first quarter, whereas they more moderately rose from other nations. China's market share began therefore recovering thanks to the US market shift from cotton to cheaper man-made fiber apparel. This is reflected by our statistical review covering the first quarter 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 since 1st quarter 2012.
21 May 2015 - European clothing imports from China have rebounded in volume terms in March, as already observed on the US market. Unit prices have been further surging, due to the euro's weakness. Our report covers monthly EU clothing import data, with historical trends being analyzed over last 10 years, and a specific focus on China vs Rest of World (RoW) and on knit vs woven clothing.
20 May 2015 - Polyester prices continue experiencing a strong volatility, now sharply falling in China after they previously rallied in April and the first half of May. Our weekly report covers the Polyester Staple Fiber (PSF) and Polyester Filament Yarn (PFY) prices on the domestic market, including a price comparison of polyester staple fibers with cotton and viscose. The gross margin of polyester spun yarn producers is also released.
Price Reports Next »