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Mixed polyester imports offer a rising trend last year
Jan '08
During November last year, Vietnam's mixed polyester import reached to approximately 6000 tons at a value of US $9 million, showing an increase of 10.3 percent in terms of volume and 7.3 percent in value compared to October. The figures also depict sharp rise of around 50 and 54 percent respectively against previous year.

In the period from January to November, the country imported 50,000 tons of mixed polyester, valued $76.6 million, rendering a year-on-year boost of 23 and 29.3 percent in both volume and value wise.

Among the importing markets, Taiwan stood at the top with 2,900 tons worth $4.3 million, mounting to nearly 9 and 8.8 percent compared to October and 88.6, 101.5 percent against November 2006. Total mixed polyester imports from the country during 11 months last year, was around 28000 tons for $41.1 million with 30.5 and 33.6 percent growth in term of volume and value compared to the same period.

Import from Indonesia in November 2007 reached 814 tons at a value of $1,5 million, augmenting 22.5 and 18.5 percent respectively compared to October and escalating 246.4 and 225.8 percent against same month previous year.

On the same line, in November, Vietnam imported 698 tons of mixed polyester from Malaysia spending an amount of $1.10 million. Shipments from that country have shown a decreasing tendency with 15.9 and 18.8 percent in terms of volume and value compared to October. There was also a reduction of 42.2 and 36 percent compared to November 2006.

In the past 11 months 2007, total import from Malaysia reached 7,100 tons worth $11.1 million, rising to 13 and 28.4 percent in volume and value, corresponding to the same period 2006.

Lastly, Imports from Thailand in this period showed a growing tendency with 5,100 tons for $7 million demonstrating an amplification of 31.4 and 46.1 percent in terms of both volume and value against same period 2006.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - Vietnam

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