Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Global PTA operating rates to decline 2013 onwards
Global PTA operating rates to decline 2013 onwards
Jan '12
China's domestic PTA industry will enter a new round of peak period for capacity expansion in 2012-2014, production capacity will grow rapidly.

Excess supply pressure will further emerge on PTA market from 2012, China's import dependence will continue to decline. India will also add new PTA capacity, which will also increase PTA supply capacity in Asia.

This will in turn, reduce the operating rate of global PTA industry 2013 onwards.

The operating rate of China's PTA industry will decline from 94 percent in 2011 to 85 percent in 2012, then to less 80 percent in 2013.

Global PTA production capacity reached 54 million tons in 2011. Alongside, China's PTA production capacity exceeded 20 million tons to become the largest global producer of PTA.

After consumption for the first time exceeded 20 million tons mark in 2010, it continued to grow 8.92 percent to about 22.82 million tons in 2011 to also become the largest PTA global consumer.

In 2012, worldwide new PTA production capacity is expected to reach 13.44 million tons, of which, more than 10 million tons of new capacity will come in China.

Fibre2fashion News Desk

Must ReadView All

Courtesy: H&M

Apparel/Garments | On 30th Mar 2017

H&M group's sales increase 7% in 3 months to Feb '17

The H&M group's sales including VAT amounted to SEK 54,369 million...

Textiles | On 30th Mar 2017

Vietnam’s textile & garment exports earn $4bn in Jan-Feb

Vietnam earned $4 billion from textile and garment exports in the...

Textiles | On 30th Mar 2017

India Inc should work for July 1 GST roll out: Fin sec

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) will take India into a very exciting ...

Interviews View All

Amrit Sethia

‘The intimatewear category in India is slowly becoming trend-sensitive.’

Asim Dalal
Indo Count Retail Ventures

Today, there is no other emerging market as India, "we make in India and...

Nitin Bhatia
Trend Arrest

Setting up a brand for online selling is easy, but running the brand is not

Mark Paterson
Technical Absorbents Ltd

Mark Paterson, R&D manager of Technical Absorbents Ltd talks about Super...

Urs Stalder
Sanitized AG

Urs Stalder, CEO, Sanitized AG, talks about the increasing use of hygiene...

Kerem Durdag
Biovation II LLC

Kerem Durdag, CEO, Biovation II LLC, provides an insight into future...

Mike Hoffman
Gildan Activewear SRL

Gildan Activewear, a manufacturer and marketer of branded clothing and...

Yash P. Kotak
Bombay Hemp Company

One of the directors of Bombay Hemp Company, Yash P. Kotak, speaks to...

Karan Arora
Karan Arora

Bridal couture created with rich Indian heritage, exquisite craftsmanship...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


Letter To Editor

(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies

March 2017

March 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.


Browse Our Archives


Subscribe today and get the latest News update in your mail box.
Advanced Search