Raw material price index


According to the International Monetary Fund Database, the cotton price index has plunged 60% in August 2013, from a record in March 2011, but registered a stabilisation since April 2013. Besides, the wool (fine) price index dropped by -45%, in August 2013, from a record in June 2011 and slightly increased as compared to the previous month (+0.5%). As for wool (fine), the wool (coarse) price index decreased since the beginning of 2013 but witnessed a stabilisation in August as compared with previous month.