Among the COVID affected industries, Textile and Clothing is some of the worst affected. Calendar Year 2020 (Jan-Apr) has witnessed contraction in the international trade of more than 20%. At the same time, some product categories have seen unprecedented demand. One such category is textile based PPE. This product group has recorded month on month […]
Impact of COVID-19 on Top Textile & Apparel Exporters of the World Country Jan-Mar 2019 Jan-Mar 2020 Year to date(YTD) change Value Share (%) Value Share (%) Value value (%) share (%) China 54.5 44.4 44.7 48.0 -9.8 -18 3.6 Germany 9.8 8 6.5 7 -3.3 -33.6 -1 Bangladesh 10.3 8.4 7.7 8.3 -2.7 -25.7 […]
Fibres below 12.5 mm in length neither contributes to quality or strength of the yarn. The higher presence of Short fibres in roving becomes a nightmare for spinners particularly when we face problems for minimum number of fibres required in the cross section to spin a particular count.
We have been witnessing a steady increase in the Short fibres in the cotton being traded and supplied in the recent times. Is this the next big problem the cotton spinners will be facing after decades of issues related to contamination? At least we have partially solved the contamination issue with various initiatives both in farming, Ginning and spinning side.