23 May 2013 - Viscose staple fiber prices are bottoming out in China, probably due to short-term recovery in demand from spinners. Our weekly report covers the viscose/rayon staple fiber and filament markets with historical data back to 2006 available for download. Viscose spun yarn prices are also released. Cotton linter and cotton pulp trends are being tracked over the last 12 months, in addition.
23 May 2013 - US apparel imports from Sub-Saharan Africa significantly fell in last years, whatever duty-free access and generous rules of origin offered to least developed countries in the region. Our report delivers a comprehensive statistical analysis of US apparel imports for all major sub-saharan countries for the past 7 years compared with total US imports and shipments from CAFTA-DR. Multiple year data from 2005-2012 are available for download.
23 May 2013 - Spandex/Elastane prices stayed unchanged in past weeks in China after suddenly surging in April. Our monthly report covers spandex and PTMEG prices on the domestic Chinese market, with latest trends in margins of spandex producers. Historical data covering the last 5 years are available for download.
22 May 2013 - EU's clothing imports surged from China in March in volume terms, after unit prices of Chinese shipments more declined than in February, according to just released official data from Eurostat which we below analyse. 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.
22 May 2013 - The Pakistan's polyester fiber and yarn markets are now expected to rebound, depending on a return to normal in energy supplies thanks to coming government, our Correspondent reports. Our monthly report covers latest trends in polyester staple fiber prices and spun yarn prices (100% polyester and polyester-cotton) in both Karachi and Faisalabad markets. Polyester filament prices are also covered. Historical data back to 2007 are available for download.
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