Market Report 29th May 2013

Today is my first day back in the office following 2 weeks travelling in China where things have become rather hectic and cashmere prices are increasing rapidly. CHINA According to supplier reports this year’s cashmere clip is down 25-35% on last year with high meat...

Market Report January 2013

CASHMERE After a very strange 2012 where the market moved independently of demand and requirements for cashmere manufacturing, 2013 seems to be setting off in a similar way. During the Christmas and New Year holiday demand from Chinese manufacturers has increased...

Market report – September 2012

CASHMERE Apologies for the absence of market reports during this year, but to be honest we had little to advise as we couldn’t work out what was going on. Prices fell during early spring with the arrival of the new clip and refreshed supplies.  Most origins dropped...

MARKET REPORT SEPTEMBER 2011

CASHMERE CHINA / MONGOLIA Prices continue to increase since availability of the new clip to a point where even the Chinese manufacturers struggle to pass on replacement levels.  There has been little or no activity over the summer months but prices show no sign of...

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We are independent suppliers of the finest quality dehaired and combed Chinese, Mongolian, Iranian and Afghan Cashmere Camelhair, Silk, Angora and all speciality fibres. Our fibres are sourced from the finest suppliers in the world. We use suppliers in China &...

Market Report – March 2011

CASHMERE Prices have continued rising during the first quarter mainly as a result of domestic demand in China which has also overspilt to greasy markets in Mongolia, Afghanistan and Iran. CHINA Very little good quality material remaining from last season.  The new...

Market Report – November 2010

CASHMERE CHINA Following the dramatic dip in greasy prices in 2008/9 many goats were slaughtered due to cost of winter fuel to comply with government grazing restrictions.  Combined with animal fatalities during 2009/10 severe winter, the 2010 clip is much lower than...

Market Report – February 2010

CASHMERE CHINA Since the Chinese government announced last November to support cashmere raw material prices from the new clip we have seen frantic activity both in the domestic and international markets to buy up existing stocks, which has resulted in price increase...

Market Report Supplement – November 2009

CHINESE CASHMERE  We have just received the following information from our Chinese office:  The Chinese government have announced a financial incentive to support cashmere raw material prices for next season’s clip.  They have agreed to make an interest-free loan to...

Market Report – November 2009

CHINA Prices increased over the summer months mainly due to domestic demand.  Now that the domestic season has finished prices have leveled off, slightly below last year’s level.  The Chinese clip is now estimated at 10-12 million kgs greasy per year and availability...