Staple fibre shipments in January stood at 118 million kg, (cotton, ASF, PSF, VSF, PPSF and wool) worth INR1,125 crore or US$182 million. Cotton alone accounted for more than 90 per cent of all types of fibre exported during the month at 592,900 bales or 100.8 million kg worth US$157 million. Another 17 million kg of manmade fibres were also exported during the month worth US$25 million.
Bangladesh, China and Vietnam were the largest importers of cotton and together accounted for 83 per cent of all cotton export in January. USA was the largest importer of PSF in January while China was the major importer of VSF, in similar comparison. Iran was the dominant buyer of ASF with import worth US$1 million. The other major was Vietnam. UAE was the lone importer of polypropylene staple fibre in January.
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