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World markets for textile machinery: part 2 -- fabric manufacture, December 2012
published in Issue 159, December 2012
This report examines general trends and provides analyses of the international fabric machinery market. 2011 was a mixed year as shipments of weaving machinery and knitting machinery increased but shipments of circular knitting machinery declined. In weaving, shipments of shuttleless looms rose and reached a record high for the second consecutive year. In knitting, shipments of circular knitting machinery declined, although they remained above average. By contrast, there were increases in shipments of hand knitting machinery and semi-automatic flat knitting machinery. Moreover, shipments of electronic flatbed machinery reached a record high for the second consecutive year.
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