PCI Wood Mackenzie - PCI Fibres
PCI Fibres, part of PCI Wood Mackenzie, is a specialist consultancy to the fibres and related markets. Our services include multi- and single-client studies. We provide monthly, quarterly and annual reports covering the major natural and manufactured fibres such as acrylic, nylon, polyester, viscose, cotton and wool as well as certain raw materials and related products, including recycled fibres.
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More of our research, all in one place
You will soon find a broader range of subscription services online, from our existing paraxylene, ethylene oxide and polyester raw materials research to our nylon, intermediates and fibres services.
From mid-October, this site will direct you straight to www.pciwoodmac.com.
Fibres Report September 2016 released
Polyester raw material prices in September are fairly stable globally, and oil prices are less volatile. Yarn and fibre prices are flat or edging down. Production recovered well after G20 summit; sales not negatively impacted. CCFA growth forecast confirmed at 3.6% for 13th 5 Year Plan.
Caprolactam prices in Asia and Americas follow benzene up, but are flat in Europe, where capacity reductions are expected. PA filament prices higher in China but relatively flat in US and Europe.
Cotton was over 80c/lb but fell back by month-end - uncertainty on the new harvest remains. Acrylic prices up on tight AN. Viscose prices jump up with short DWP and strong demand.
Next reports due:
Fibres Report: 26th October 2016. Technical Fibres Repor: 27th October 2016.