The 14th USDA Cotton and Wool Outlook predict global cotton production in 2020-21 will decline to a four-year low of 116.2 million bales. This is also 5.5 per cent decline from production in previous year. In 2020-21, the area under cotton cultivation is also forecasted to decline by 6 per cent to 33.0 millio... Read more
Eco-friendly fashion is the new buzzword as high street fashion brands like Zara, H&M are launching sustainable collections with aspirational names like C&A's ‘Wear the Change’, Zara's ‘join life’ or H&M's ‘Conscious’. Capitalizing on the consumers’ ... Read more
Uzbekistan has initiated one of its most ambitious privatization projects in the cotton sector in its post-Soviet history. The Central Asian republic aims to handover its state-managed cotton sector to local corporate operators and foreign investors. Through privatization, the government aims to upgrade its g... Read more
Shengze, home to the largest silk wholesale market known for silk and man-made silk ranks 9th in top thousand Chinese towns for the economic strength. China National Textile and Apparel Council (CNTAC) has chosen Shengze as a ‘Pilot Zone’ in its efforts to foster and encourage more mega-class text... Read more
Until the end of last century, China had been staggering in developing its own carbon fiber technology that remained at a low level inefficient for the production in commercialization scale, and the carbon fiber needed for composite materials had to be imported. It is the wet-spinning process, the technologic... Read more
Ever since China Chemical Fibers Association (CCFA) launched its green fiber program several years ago, about 30 chemical fiber companies have been qualified for the certificate of the green fiber logo and the green fiber-rich products.
China Chemical Fibers Association (CCFA) recently organi... Read more
Xiantao city which is known as “China Famous Town of Nonwovens”, has over 300 nonwoven manufacturers all are in operation. High-tech Jiahua Nonwoven Company diverted their original business to the melt-blown nonwovens on urgent notice in the middle of February to keep daily output for more than 20 tons, ade... Read more
In first two months; Jan-Feb 2020, according to the data from National Bureau of Statistics, the man-made fiber industry saw a freefall in profits by 74.78 percent, PET fiber down by 132.01 percent and polyamide fiber (Nylon) down by 15.64 percent in profits. The total number of man-made fiber companies running i... Read more
When Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended the nationwide lockdown till May 3, most of cotton mills in India were shut down. However, the government allowed some spinners in Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, and Punjab to resume production. A small number of spinners resumed work with operating rate ranging between 10 to 50 per ... Read more
Amid global pandemic outbreak, there comes an encouraging news, for laying down foundation stone on March 29, 2020, for a breakthrough investment Polyester fibre (PET) production with the capacity of 500,000 tons per year in Bayingol Mongolian Autonomous region of Xinjiang.
Local leaders and in... Read more
"Though cotton continues to be in demand among apparel manufacturers, manmade fibers (MMF) like polyester are also finding favor with brands, retailers and consumers as they are light weight and available in multiple categories. Classified as organic and inorganic, man-made fibers are produced by combining polymers or ... Read more