Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / China's cotton yarn imports may witness sharp rise in 2013
China's cotton yarn imports may witness sharp rise in 2013
Mar '13
China’s cotton yarn imports are likely to rise by as much as 30 percent year-on-year in 2013, according to industry analysts.
The Government of China has adopted an aggressive policy that ensures adequate returns to cotton growers. As a result, the prices of cotton, as well as cotton yarn, are comparatively higher in Chinese domestic market than the imported products.
The Chinese Government regulates import of cotton by enforcing quota tariffs and other restrictions. However, it cannot impose additional duties on import of cotton yarn due to its commitment to the World Trade Organization (WTO) and some bilateral agreements, according to China Textile Industry Association.
In view of the existing situation, some Chinese enterprises have shifted their cotton yarn production to low-cost Southeast Asian countries.
Other Chinese textile factories have resorted to procurement of cotton yarn from India and Pakistan, which costs around 2,000 yuan/ton lower than the prices prevailing in the domestic market.
Cotton yarn imported from India and Pakistan are especially used by textile units that produce low-end products such as towels, T-shirt, jeans, stockings and innerwear. Since many of these units are small factories that face fierce competition, they prefer to use raw materials that are available at lower costs.
Hence, Chinese cotton yarn imports are likely to witness a sharp rise of 30 percent year-on-year in 2013.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - China

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 22nd Feb 2017

Bangladesh exporters want duty-free access to US, Brazil

Garment and apparel exporters of Bangladesh are seeking duty-free...

Textiles | On 22nd Feb 2017

India to produce 341 lakh bales cotton in 2016-17: CAI

The Cotton Association of India (CAI) has maintained in its January...

Textiles | On 22nd Feb 2017

'India to be self-sufficient in silk production by 2020'

Indian could be self-sufficient in silk production by the year 2020...

Interviews View All

C. Dhandayuthapani
Mag Solvics Pvt. Ltd

ITME 2016 exploited our full strength like never before

Pinkesh Jain
Everflow Petrofils Ltd

‘An innovative technology which India needs desperately is the...

Amardeep Singh
Orient Craft

'In export markets, the trend in terms of embroidery, is towards matte...

Kerem Durdag
Biovation II LLC

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

Johan Berlin
InvestKonsult Sweden AB

Investkonsult Sweden AB has been buying and selling second-hand textile...

Mark Paterson
Technical Absorbents Ltd

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

Silvia Venturini Fendi
Fendi s.r.l

"Yes, my confidence and positive attitude are my strengths and should be...

Prathyusha Garimella
Prathyusha Garimella

Hyderabad-based designer Prathyusha Garimella is known for blending...

Sonam & Paras Modi

Sonam and Paras Modi's Sva Couture is synonymous with head-turning...

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

February 2017

February 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