There have been steep increases in the prices of cotton, manmade fibres
and cotton yarn in recent times. The value added segments of the
textile value chain have been highlighting the increase in cotton yarn
prices and demanding restrictions on its exports as a means of reducing
cotton yarn prices. They have also been alleging yarn shortage in the
Textile industry believes that the increase in yarn prices is because
of increase in fibre prices and there is no shortage of yarn in any
parts of the country. Data available from official sources proves this