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Fiber Prices on the Rise Thanks to High Demand and Increased Costs

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While factors vary from supply and demand issues to China policy and polyester pollution concerns, fiber prices have risen in the last month and signs point to a continued upward slope. The pattern of higher prices throughout the apparel supply chain has been consistent, with retail apparel prices rising a seasonally adjusted 1.7% in January–the…

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