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Filament yarns export from India touches 35 mn kg in January

YarnsandFibers News Bureau 2015-02-23 17:50:00 – Mumbai

During January 2015 over 35 million kg of filament yarns (all types) were exported to 87 countries. These include polyester, nylon, polypropylene and viscose filament yarns. Close to 95 per cent of all filament yarns was of polyester, of which, DTYs were the largest at 76 per cent.

During the month, 34 million kg of polyester filament yarns were exported worth US$58 million. Turkey and Brazil were the major importers of Indian polyester filament yarns, followed by South Korea. They together accounted for 45 per cent of polyester filament yarn exports. Turkey was also major importer of polyester FDYs and POYs while Brazil was the only importer of polyester DTYs. South Africa was the sole importer of polyester industrial yarns in January.

In nylons, USA was the major importer of nylon filament yarn, although the volume was only 52,000 kg worth US$0.32 million. During January, a total of 189,600 kg of nylon filament yarns was exported valued at US$1.20 million. About 35 per cent were in form of nylon DTYs. Another 43,000 kgs were mono filament yarns and 13,000 kg of nylon tire yarn.

16 countries imported 259,000 kg of polypropylene filament yarns from India in January. Mex-ico was the top importer of these yarns largely the multi-filament yarns. USA and Spain were the other major importers of polypropylene filament yarns.

Viscose filament yarns were exported to 25 countries in January 2014. During the month, 1.02 million kg of VFYs were exported, Japan was the major imported of VFYs during the month, followed by Czech Republic, Turkey and Iran. The average unit value realization of VFY was US$4.38 a kg.

COURTESY: Fibre and yarn Exports - India Report

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