Syndicated Research Reports

Global Viscose (VSF) Market Outlook

Published On : August, 2015

Viscose or Rayon fibers is one of the oldest manmade fibers known to mankind. Viscose fibers are made from the viscose obtained from dissolving grade wood pulp which provides these fibers similar properties to that of Cotton. Commercial production of viscose fibers started in 1905, and since then manufacturing process has witnessed several changes to produce next generation of viscose fibers, namely Modal fibers and Lyocell fibers.

This report studies global market size of Viscose staple fibers (VSF), its type and applications in terms of volume & values and projections of the market size till 2020.

Global VSF market by type can be segmented into three major types namely Standard Viscose, Modal Fibers and Lyocell Fibers. VSF are used for various applications in the textiles industry, this report is segmented into three major end-use applications of the VSF namely Textiles & Clothing applications, Non-Woven applications, Industrial applications and others. The report also identifies demand of VSF regionally, the report is segment on four key regions which are Asia-Pacific, Europe, North America and Rest of World (RoW).

Demand for viscose staple fibers is expected to increase at a CAGR of 7.0%, in terms of volume between 2015 and 2020. Demand for VSF is expected to be driven by following major drivers.

  • Decreasing production of cotton
  • Increasing awareness about eco-friendly products
This report identifies key players and have been profiled in detail with their recent development activities and existing capacities. Key players in the VSF market are Lenzing AG (Austria), Grasim Industries Limited (Aditya Birla Group, India), Kelheim Fibers (Germany), Fulida Group (China), Sateri (China), Formosa Plastics Group (Taiwan), Shandong Helon Textile Sci. & Tech. Co. Ltd (China) and Tangshan Sanyou Group Xingda Chemical Fibre Co. Ltd (China)