Essential Fibres Services

Use our integrated fibres reports and consulting services to understand the landscape for manmade and natural fibres in the global textile industry. For more information on our fibres reports and services please contact

Fibres Asia Weekly Market Overview

Asia Polyester Fibre Weekly Report 2017 | PCI Wood MackenzieOur weekly Fibres Asia Weekly Market Overview describes key changes on a weekly basis and give insight into the news you hear. We cover the major price trends for polyester raw materials and the major polyester fibre types. We also give an indication how cotton (still 25% of world fibre demand) is moving on the International and Chinese markets.

Fibres Global Monthly Market Overview

Fibres Report 2016 | PCI Wood MackenzieOur Fibres Global Monthly Market Overview provides a detailed and granular overview of the global textile industry for textile fibres, supported by robust proprietary data. It includes:

  • Raw materials commentary with information on recent market developments in the principal feedstocks for polyester, nylon, acrylic, cellulosic and PP fibres (especially PTA, MEG, caprolactam, propylene and dissolving wood pulp) plus PTMEG for spandex.
  • The latest regional prices for feedstocks and fibres.
  • Regional updates for Asia/Far East, the USA, Latin America and West Europe covering polyester, nylon, acrylic, viscose, wool, cotton and spandex.
  • Price tables for nearly 50 fibre products
  • The Fibres Report also carries Price Tendencies for polyester filament and fibres, as well as broad economic, trade, production and price data.

Technical Fibres Global Monthly Market Overview

Technical Fibres Report | PCI Wood MackenzieFor details of new products and market trends in industrial fibres and technical textiles, our monthly Technical Fibres Global Monthly Market Overview provides detailed data and analysis, including regular coverage of the automotive and tyre industries.

There are regular updates of the markets and prices for the main fibre raw materials, for high tenacity filament yarn and for tyrecord yarn. This Report also contains a monthly summary of company news.

Fibres Global Supply Demand Report

Use our two definitive annual reports to access detailed analysis of forecast and historic data on the major manmade and natural fibres.

Fibres Global Supply Demand Report

The  Fibres Global Supply Demand Report 2017 (formerly know as the Red Book) provides unrivalled detail, data and analysis on global textile industry from 1990 to the end of the previous year, with estimates for the current year and forecasts up to 2030.

The report covers all the major manmade fibres (polyester, cellulosics, polypropylene, nylon, and acrylic) and natural fibres (cotton and wool). It includes:

  • Capacity data for polyester, nylon and acrylic is detailed, totalling over 2,500 entries. Allowance is also made in the production analysis for other manmade fibre, especially polypropylene and cellulosic fibres.
  • Production and trade data from official and industry sources that have been checked in the market. The data are analysed both vertically as regards the feedstock position and horizontally as regards fibre competition and market share.
  • A review of fibre demand, into applications from apparel to geotextiles, is presented at the industry level as textile mill consumption and at the consumer level as final demand (both in actual volumes and as per capita).
  • An up-to-date review of the market for textile fibres presents final demand for wool, cotton and manufactured fibres (MMF).
  • Textile mill consumption data for MMF is split as cellulosic and synthetic filament and staple. Further detail on the synthetic fibres  acrylic, nylon and polyester shows country production and company capacity estimates. Nylon and polyester filament capacity, production and mill consumption is split as textile, industrial, BCF and other. For polyester filament and staple an indication is provided of the plant capacity which is running some recyclate feed.
  • Fifteen global regions are considered with detail on Canada, China, India, Japan, Mexico, South Korea, Taiwan, Turkey and the USA national markets.

Fibres Alternative Scenarios Demand Report

Global Textile Industry Demand Report 2016 | PCI Wood MackenzieUse the Fibres Alternative Scenarios Demand Report (Green Book) to understand the operating supply-demand context for global fibres markets, as an adjunct to the Fibres Global Supply Demand Report. The Report also provides market context for our reports and allows us to explore the potential impact of growth and share shift scenarios other than those published in the Fibres Global Supply Demand Report.

The report provides a regional update of textile fibre supply and demand through to the end of the previous year, and forecasts up to 2030. It includes regional summaries of acrylic, nylon and polyester capacity, production and mill consumption that impact the global textile industry.

Single Client Consultancy

We also offer bespoke reports and studies to shed commercial or strategic light on particular aspects of the market. These include:

  • country reports
  • product market and pricing reviews
  • specific producer / consumer analysis (benchmarking, production economics)

If there is a specific area you need to know about the global textile industry, please contact Will Chapman.