October 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;10/29/2007, Vol. 272 Issue 16, p17
Trade Publication
The article presents news briefs related to the chemical industry. Cheap imports are having a negative impact on the industry polyester markets. Illegal imports of textiles from Asia have caused production to fall by 50% in Mexico's polyester fiber industry. Key statistics for the country's textiles industry indicate that 60% of the market is contraband, production is down by 50%, and electricity constitutes 18% of final costs.


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