Fibre Output Spurts by 5.1%

April 2007
Indian Textile Journal;Apr2007, Vol. 117 Issue 7, p17
The article focuses on a report by textile machinery maker Oerlikon Saurer Textile on textile fiber production. According to the report, entitled "The Fiber Year 2006/07," world fiber output in 2006 is at 74.7 million tons, showing an increase of 5.1%. An upward revision has been made on China's synthetic fiber production, resulting to a 0.7 million-ton extra polyester fiber output. Cotton consumption is expected to increase by 4.3% to 26.3 million tons. Wool production increased to 1.3 million tons.


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