22 May 2013 - Polyester prices slightly declined in the last seven days in China, amid weak activity, only stimulated through promotional offers. Our weekly report covers Polyester Staple Fiber (PSF) and Polyester Filament Yarn (PFY) prices on the domestic market, including a price comparison with cotton and viscose. Historical data are also available for download, back to 2004.
21 May 2013 - Yarn prices continued slightly declining in China amid falling margins and rapidly decelerating production. Our weekly report covers the China yarn index and local markets in Zhejiang, Shandong and Liaoning with prices of a large number of counts being released for spun cotton, polyester, viscose and blends. Historical data are available for download.
21 May 2013 - Nylon 6 prices fell in the last weeks in China while raw material costs started bottoming out, however. Our monthly report covers latest and historical price trends of nylon (polyamide) 6 prices, also offering a detailed view of the caprolactam (CPL) prices in China. Historical data back to 2006 are available for download.
21 May 2013 - Production prices are more strongly declining in China, clearly indicating that economic activity is slowing down. Clothing prices continue rising, but domestic demand looks now decelerating. Our monthly report offers a statistical view of production costs and consumer prices in China, including in textile and clothing industries. Labor costs in major provinces are also being tracked.
16 May 2013 - Polyester fiber and yarn prices further fell in China, enlarging the gap with textile raw material costs in more expensive India and Pakistan. Our monthly report compares polyester staple fiber prices in the three largest textile producing countries, in both local currency and US$ terms. Spun polyester yarn prices are also compared, such as margins of spinners in China, India and Pakistan. Historical data back to 2007 are available for download.
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