27 April 2017 - Viscose fiber prices have stayed unchanged in the last seven days after falling in the previous period. Stronger seasonal demand could support prices in May. Our weekly report covers the viscose/rayon staple fiber and filament markets over the last 12 months. Viscose spun yarn prices in China, India and Pakistan 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.
27 April 2017 - Nylon 6 prices have continued tumbling in the last weeks, as a result of a sharp fall of demand from filament weavers. Raw material costs have also heavily dropped since prices began plunging as of March 6th. Our monthly report covers the latest trends of nylon 6 (polyamide 6) prices, also offering a detailed view of the nylon chain prices, including benzene, caprolactam, staple fibers and filament yarns. The nylon/CPL spread is also calculated for assessing gross margin trends for polyamide producers. Daily prices of the past 12 months are available for download.
26 April 2017 - Polyester prices have further dropped in the last days in China, after failing to recover in the beginning of April. The decline of material costs could result in lower prices in the near future. 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.
25 April 2017 - Silk prices have stayed relatively stable over the last quarter, however still at significantly higher levels than a year earlier. Our quarterly report provides monthly average prices over the last five years for silk and cocoon on the domestic market, with in-depth analysis of latest and long-term trends. Export data are also now released for raw silk, silk yarns and silk apparel, including average export prices over the last 12 months. Most data are available for download.
24 April 2017 - Polyester intermediate prices have remained stable in the past week in Asia, amid no clear sign they could rebound in the very short term, as crude oil prices are now sliding. Our weekly report covers the polyester chain in Asia, including PX (paraxylene), PTA (purified terephthalic acid), MEG (mono-ethylene glycol), polyester chips, and polyester staple and filament prices. Asian Contract Prices (ACPs) are also available for the PX, PTA and MEG markets in Asia, with 5-year charts and downloadable historical data.
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