Filament yarns export value decreases to $54.7m, down 35.6%

YarnsandFibers News Bureau 2016-02-16 14:31:00 – Mumbai

In December 2015, all types of filament yarns export of India aggregated 33.9 million kg, down 25.5 per cent YoY while value declined 35.6 per cent to US$54.7 million. Filament yarns include polyester, nylon, polypropylene and viscose filament yarns and were exported to 73 countries from India during the month. More than 89 per cent of filament yarns were of polyester, of which, DTYs were the largest at 72.6 per cent.

32.4 million kg of polyester filament yarns were exported in December while Brazil and Turkey continued to be the major importers of polyester filament yarns, followed by Bangladesh. The three together accounted for 45 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 December with volumes at 51,000 kg worth US$0.27 million. In value terms, USA and United Arab Emirates were the other largest markets for nylon filament in December.

Polypropylene filament yarns were exported to 22 countries in December with volumes at 212,000 kg worth US$0.41 million. Tanzania was the major importer of PP yarns. Mexico and Bangladesh were the other major importers of PP filament yarns in December.

Around 1 million kg of viscose filament yarns were exported in December to 22 countries from India valued at US$4.2 million. During the month, 194,000 kg of VFYs were exported to Japan. It was followed by Turkey and Germany.

Courtesy:YnFx – Fibre and yarn Exports - India

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