Published October 2022
Nylon fiber is a major application for nylon resin, and is used to produce textile fibers, industrial filaments, and other filaments, such as bulk continuous filament (BCF) used in carpet manufacture.
The following chart shows world consumption of nylon fibers:
The market for nylon fibers is different in each region. Textile fibers are consumed predominantly in Asian countries; mainland China is the world’s largest nylon fiber consumer for textiles. However, staple fiber or bulk continuous fiber (BCF) consumed in the manufacture of carpets is predominant in North America and Europe.
The global market for nylon fibers is expected to grow at an average annual rate of about 2.5% during 2022–27.
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