Japan’s nonwovens demand has been on the rise after the effects of the worldwide recession. In 2008 nonwovens demand reached 381,641 tons, which then decreased to 340,260 tons in 2009 due to economic crisis. Afterwards, the market recovered to… Read More »
Demand for nonwovens is forecast to rise 5.7% per year to $7.1 billion in 2016, benefiting from an acceleration in area demand and an increase in the average price that stems in part from a shift in the product mix toward higher value nonwovens. The… Read More »
It’s not new news that India’s disposable hygiene products market is on the rise.
As the second most populous country in the world, India’s population is expected to exceed China by 2035. The GDP growth rate of the country for fisc… Read More »
Wanhua Chemical Group, Shanghai, China, says it is entering the superabsorbent polymers (SAP) market with a new plant that in its first phase will produce 30,000 tons of SAP when it is finished sometime in 2014. The overall project is expected to hav… Read More »