Japanese fibre producers play a key role in shaping world market conditions. Advances are being made in automation, and new processes are used to develop high added value man-made fibre textiles for apparel and industrial applications where technology can be patented.
The report provides a detailed examination of the main production, consumption, export and import statistics, and gives in-depth profiles of the major fibre producers. It describes those products which the Japanese are developing in order to add value to their product mix, and covers in details the prospects in fields such as high technology fibres and products. The report also provides information on the suppliers and purchasers of raw materials and machinery