Cotton Linters Market Overview in Syrian Arab Republic
In value terms, cotton linters production amounted to $ in estimated in export prices. Over the period under review, production showed a mild decline. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 with an increase of % y-o-y. As a result, production attained the peak level of $. From 2012 to , production growth remained at a somewhat lower figure.
The size of the cotton linters market in Syrian Arab Republic expanded to $ in , increasing by % against the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, retail marketing costs, and retailers' margins, which will be included in the final consumer price). Over the period under review, consumption, however, enjoyed a significant expansion. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 with an increase of % against the previous year. Cotton linters consumption peaked at $ in 2011; however, from 2012 to , consumption remained at a lower figure.