Global man-made fiber production increased to 56 million tons in 2012

June 2013
Technical Textiles / Technische Textilen;Jun2013, Vol. 56 Issue 3, pE75
Academic Journal
The article reports on the increase in global man-made fiber production to 56 million tons during 2012. The said output of cellulosic man-made fibers was considered first in their 100-year history. It is said that consumption of cotton increased by 2.2 percent to 23.3 million tons. According to the article, the demand level for synthetic and cellulosic fibers should remain high in the coming years.


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