Viscose spun yarn was exported to 28 countries in June 2010 and of these, 16 formed the Elite group with exports totaling US$8.75 million. Turkey was the top importer worth US$1.07 million. It was followed closely by Brazil with imports worth US$0.94 million.
Turkey, Egypt, Bangladesh, United Kingdom, Italy and Argentina were the fastest growing Elite destinations for viscose yarn in June 2010, more than doubling their imports from India. Even exports to the top destination, Turkey was up 350%
Eight countries did not import any viscose yarn from India this June reckoned with last year. They were Algeria, South Africa, Mauritius, Sri Lanka, Colombia, Spain, Afghanistan and Guatemala. Last year (June 2009) they together had imported 356,000 kgs valued at US$1.10 million.
This June added 10 new markets for viscose spun yarn including the Elite like Ethiopia, Portugal and China. The other new markets were Romania, Slovakia, Uruguay, Israel, Venezuela, South Korea and Indonesia. The total volume exported to these new markets was 300,000 kgs valued at US$1.13 million
In June 2010, 18 different types of viscose yarn counts were exported as against 21 last year. Of these, 11 counts formed the Elite group with total exports worth US$8.70 million and accounting for 93% of total exports. They were 30/1, 16/4, 20/1, 24/1, 40/2, 24/2, 36/1, 16/2, 28/1, 40/1 and 34/1. The single largest 30/1, earned US$5.49 million during the month with volumes at 1.50 million kgs. The second highest was 16/4 with exports of US$1.10 million. This June only four new counts entered the export market compared to last year. They were 18/1, 26/1, 60/2 and 22/1 with aggregate value at US$0.05 million. Seven counts – 28/2, 32/1, 16/1, 12/1, 41/1, 14/1 and 8/2 did not find any export markets this June. Last year, their total export value was US$0.50 million.