5 December 2016 - Margins have been restored at Indian spinning mills in November after cotton prices have returned back to lower levels. Spinners' margins have fallen to 2-year lows in China by contrast, after cotton prices have slightly risen. Our monthly report compares cotton fiber and yarn prices in China, India and Pakistan, offering a comprehensive view of the yarn/fiber spreads in the three countries. These gross margins of domestic spinners are displayed on a monthly basis with historical data back to 2007 being available for download.
5 December 2016 - Crude oil prices have sharply rebounded in the last week over a new agreement settled by OPEC members. Polyester intermediate prices have not been however affected, as earlier anticipated. We explain why in our weekly report covering 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.
5 December 2016 - Cotton prices are stabilized at relatively high levels, as daily arrivals from the new crops to local markets have been disrupted in largest producing countries, for a series of different reasons. The weekly report covers the international futures market in New York and China, and the physical indicator "A Index". Domestic cotton prices in China, India and Pakistan are also reviewed through a large number of tables and charts. All data are available for download.
2 December 2016 - Cotton and polyester prices have moved in very different ways in the last month in China, India and Pakistan. The price difference between the two fibers remains very large, boosting demand for polyester. Our monthly report delivers a comparative view of the average cotton and polyester prices in China, India and Pakistan, including the latest and historical trends of cotton/polyester price difference. Our charts cover the past 5-year period. Full historical data covering the past eight years are available for download.
2 December 2016 - Wool prices have continued sharply rising this week in Australia, over a strong demand for fine wool fibers from Chinese buyers. Our 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. Links to weekly market reports in New Zealand and South African are provided.
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