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World supply – highlights in upstream business

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A view of the North American nonwovens market and material consumption

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The Fiber Year 2022 – Advance notice and key findings

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Global supply of staple fibers in 2020 accounted for nearly 59 million tonnes, 52% of the world fiber and yarn market. Their share continuously diminished from more than 80% in the 1980s. Development after the turn of the millennium clearly revealed a distinct tendency in favor of mainly wood-based types comprising viscose, modal and lyocell …

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Planning for 2022

Advances in technology have turned the global economy into a local economy. While this has created opportunity for business owners, it has also paved the way for significant threats and challenges. Are you seeing new and/or stronger competitors appear in your market? Are innovative technologies emerging that will impact your customers preferences or buying habits? …

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The Fabric Year, a result of the cooperation between Groz-Beckert and The Fiber Year GmbH, now in its seventh edition delivered insights into textile markets, taking a holistic approach from fibers to fabrics. The general idea is to bridge fiber and filament manufacturing with subsequent processing activities in knitting, weaving and nonwovens fabric production. The …

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The importance of navigating the jungle when selling your business.

Congratulations — you have made the decision to sell your company or are seriously contemplating it. The next step is to prepare yourself, learn new terminology and understand the necessity and value of having a team of experienced and qualified advisors. Since this is likely to be one of the most important financial decisions of …

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Top 10 textile and apparel exporters

The Fiber Year, now in its 21st edition, includes textile and clothing trade data for 60 countries, of which the vast majority contracted at double-digit rates. Just two industries out of the 20 largest exporting nations, with the European Union viewed as an entire region included, managed to grow their export values. China’s surging facemask …

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