In November 2015, all types of filament yarns export aggregated 28 million kg worth US$46 million. Filament yarns include polyester, nylon, polypropylene and viscose filament yarns and were exported to 73 countries during the month. Around 88 per cent of filament yarns were of polyester, of which, DTYs were the largest at 72 per cent.
About 982,000 million kg of viscose filament yarns were exported in November to 24 countries from India valued at US$4 million. During the month, 230,000 kg of VFYs were exported to Japan. It was followed by Germany and Egypt.
26.7 million kg of polyester filament yarns were exported worth US$40 million. Brazil and Turkey continued to be the major importers of polyester filament yarns, followed by South Korea. The three together accounted for 40 per cent of polyester filament yarn exports. Brazil was also major importer of polyester DTYs and Turkey was major importer of PFYs.
Sri Lanka was the major importer of nylon filament yarn in November with volumes at 47,000 kg worth US$0.28 million. In value terms, USA and Italy were the other largest markets for nylon filament in November, worth US$0.23 million.
Polypropylene filament yarns were exported to 12 countries in November with volumes at 160,000 kg worth US$0.32 million. Spain was the major importer of PP yarns. Djibouti and Bangladesh were the other major importers of PP filament yarns in November.
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