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Synthetic yarn industry faces rough waters
Last Updated: 13-Aug-2015
With China's economy is charting untested waters, it had already begun reducing its yarn import from India. Indian yarn production has gone down 40% in the year 2015. Globally, yarn demand has fallen around 60% according to industry sources. However, as a silver lining, the industry would have bottomed out as its competitiveness against cotton yarns is rising with increase in price of cotton. Prices of major raw materials like purified terephthalic acid (PTA) and mono-ethylene glycol (MEG) have also touched multi-year lows on account of lower crude prices. Overall, synthetic yarn industry is to face rough waters in the year 2016