Near the Lunar New Year, the textile industry is nearing the end, ready to take a holiday plan, did not expect a new wave of market. Recently, protective clothing fabrics have become a competition for the purchase of goods, orders soaring, so much so that there is a "rush" scenario, to the entire textile fabric industry to bring a lot of pressure.
Or because of the epidemic, the demand for protective clothing soared, resulting in the demand for protective clothing fabrics rose. So, under the pressure of high demand for protective clothing fabrics, it is still an unknown whether the textile fabric industry can complete such high orders in a short period of time.
For one thing, the current rebound of the epidemic has caused an increase in demand for protective clothing; for another, there is a fear of poor supply for post-year purchases. This year is an uncertain year and no one can accurately predict the future, so they can only stock up as much as possible. For the raw manufacturers, it was a sudden pressure. Now, everyone is overcoming the difficulties and doing everything possible to meet the market's demand.
At the same time meltblown fabrics and masks demand has also increased greatly recently, but this time the situation is more than the sudden outbreak of the epidemic at the beginning of 2020 to see that enterprises have made sufficient preparations, non-woven fabrics and masks enterprise production line capacity are sufficient. In the case of this repeated epidemic domestic non-woven fabrics, masks enterprises first time to open full horsepower to ensure market demand. As of January 14, the start-up rate of the nonwoven industry in about 70%, most of the enterprises orders scheduled production has been to the beginning of February.
The recent recurrence of the epidemic has also made the demand for non-woven fabrics grow significantly, the price of masks has increased, mask enterprises actively hoard raw materials, the bullish sentiment of the market is heavier.
According to customs data, January to November 2020, China's textile and clothing exports 265.21 billion U.S. dollars, an increase of 9.9%. Among them, textile exports of $141.65 billion, up 31% year-on-year; clothing exports of $123.56 billion, down 10.22% year-on-year. Exports of masks and textiles for protection began to release. According to customs statistics, from March 2020 to the end of the year, the national customs clearance of exports of major epidemic prevention and control materials worth 438.5 billion yuan, of which 224.2 billion masks were exported, worth 340 billion yuan.
Specifically in November 2020, China exported US$24.58 billion in textiles and garments, up 13.5% year-on-year, US$12.03 billion in textiles and US$12.55 billion in garments. Experts expect that with the approach of the Spring Festival in 2021, vaccines are widely used at home and abroad, foreign demand for textiles and clothing marginal or will continue to improve, China's textile and clothing export performance is expected to continue to improve.
The latest textile and clothing export data from the Customs in November can be seen, foreign epidemics are still more serious, China's masks, protective clothing and other textile exports still maintain a high growth rate of more than 30%. With the depth of winter, the flu, the epidemic repeatedly, foreign consumers protective habits, Chinese masks, protective clothing and other textile exports will still maintain high growth, and is expected to overall drive the textile and apparel year-on-year continue to improve.
The above information is provided by the protective clothing supplier.