Cotton and man-made fibre consumption by textile industry of Pakistan

Sheikh, H. R.
August 2010
Pakistan Textile Journal;Aug2010, Vol. 59 Issue 8, p45
The article examines consumption of cotton and synthetic fibers by Pakistan's textile industry. The percentages of cotton fibers compared to synthetic fibers in yarn and other textile products created by the industry are evaluated. It is forecast that fiber consumption will remain heavily weighted towards the use of cotton for an indefinite period.


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