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The Fiber Year – Global development of spun and filament yarns

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The Fiber Year 2020 – Structural changes in staple fibers

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COVID, trade disputes & the global cotton market

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The world economy started off on an optimistic note in 2018, following growth in manufacturing and trade the previous year. But optimism gave way to a downturn from midyear, as the International Monetary Fund revised down its 2018 projections for most advanced economies and predicted significantly lower growth expectations for 2019.

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Stretch in denim jeans has been pioneered by Invista’s Lycra.

Global demand for resilient flooring is forecast to rise 3.9% per year to 3.7 billion square meters in 2022, outpacing growth for nonresilient flooring. Vinyl products – particularly LVT – are expected to gain market share, continuing the 2012-2017 trend. These and other trends are presented in Global Flooring, a new study from The Freedonia …

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INDA, the Association of the Nonwovens Fabrics Industry, is pleased to publish the fifth edition of the annual North American Nonwovens Supply Report for its members. Based on extensive research, producer surveys and interviews with industry leaders, the report provides an overall view of North American supply, including the key metrics of capacity, production and operating rates, in …

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Price Hanna Consultants of the United States has recently published a February 2017 report on the world outlook for hygiene absorbent products and the key raw materials of nonwovens, fluff pulp, airlaid cores, superabsorbents and hygiene films.  Since 1993, Price Hanna has prepared thirteen in-depth reports analyzing the markets for absorbent products in key countries/regions …

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According to a 2015 study by EDANA, the international association serving the nonwovens and related industries and the sponsor of the INDEX™17 show, the nonwovens filtration market is expected to grow from $3.5 billion in 2014 to $4.6 billion in 2019, representing an annual growth rate of 5.6%, making filtration one of the fastest growing …

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