What is VSF?
VSF is regarded as Viscose Staple Fiber. VSF or Viscose Staple Fiber are regenerated fibers which are becoming sustainable substitutes for cotton. VSF is also regarded as artificial cotton fibers due to its characteristics similar to that of cotton fibers. Since they can be easily blended with other fibers hence they have a lot of end-use in apparels, home textiles, dress material, knitted wear and non-woven applications.
The Asia Pacific region has the largest share of the global market of viscose Staple Fiber for around 80%. Few other regions contributing to the global VSF market are North America, Europe, etc. In the world, China is the largest producer and consumer of viscose staple fiber; it produces around 65% of the total global production of VSF. This is because they have a lot of textile and apparel industries. Few of the key players in the global market of VSF include Lenzing AG, Aditya Birla Group, SATERI, XINJIANG ZHONGTAI CHEMICAL CO., LTD., Tangshan Sanyou Group Xingda Chemical Fibre Co.Ltd, etc.