Cotton Yarn Market Report by Type (Carded Yarn, Combed Yarn, and Others), Application (Apparel, Textiles, and Others), and Region 2024-2032

Cotton Yarn Market Report by Type (Carded Yarn, Combed Yarn, and Others), Application (Apparel, Textiles, and Others), and Region 2024-2032

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Market Overview:

The global cotton yarn market size reached US$ 75.6 Billion in 2023. Looking forward, IMARC Group expects the market to reach US$ 126.4 Billion by 2032, exhibiting a growth rate (CAGR) of 5.87% during 2024-2032. The increasing demand for cotton material-based baby apparel, rising number of hotels, resorts, and spas around the world, and the growing preferences for natural and organic products are some of the major factors propelling the market.

Report Attribute
Key Statistics
Base Year
Forecast Years
Historical Years
Market Size in 2023 US$ 75.6 Billion
Market Forecast in 2032 US$ 126.4 Billion
Market Growth Rate 2024-2032 5.87%

Cotton yarn is made of fibers derived from the cotton plant. Its softness, breathability, and absorbency make it suitable for garments, particularly in warm weather or for people with sensitive skin. It is available in different weights or thicknesses, which determines the recommended needle or hook size for knitting or crocheting projects. It can be dyed in various colors, which offers versatility for creative projects. It can also be blended with other fibers, such as wool or synthetic materials, to enhance its properties or introduce different characteristics to the yarn.

Cotton Yarn Market

There is an increase in the use of cotton yarn in the manufacturing of baby and infant products, such as clothing, blankets, and toys. This, coupled with the rising demand for cotton material-based baby apparel among parents on account of its numerous advantages favoring the growth of the market. Moreover, cotton yarn is employed in the hospitality sector for manufacturing bed linens, towels, and bathrobes to ensure comfort and quality for guests. This, along with the growing number of hotels, resorts, and spas and increasing travel and tourism activities, is influencing the market positively. In addition, the rising consumer preferences for natural and organic products is increasing the use of cotton yarn around the world. Apart from this, the growing popularity of crafts and do-it-yourself (DIY) projects to produce unique handmade items is creating a positive outlook for the market.

Cotton Yarn Market Trends/Drivers:

Expansion of home textiles and furnishings sector

Cotton is commonly used in the production of bed sheets, pillowcases, curtains, upholstery, and other household textiles. Its natural properties, such as breathability, softness, and durability, make cotton yarn a popular choice for creating comfortable and aesthetically pleasing home textiles. Moreover, it can absorb moisture, which makes it suitable for towels and bathrobes. As the demand for home decor and interior design continues to grow, the sales of cotton yarn is also rising to meet the need of quality cotton-based textiles for homes and hospitality industries.

Rising environmental concerns

The growing emphasis on sustainability and environmental awareness is driving the demand for cotton yarn. Cotton is a natural and biodegradable fiber, which makes it an eco-friendly choice as compared to synthetic materials. People are increasingly concerned about the environmental impact of their purchases and are actively seeking out sustainable and organic options. Cotton yarn, particularly those derived from organic or sustainably grown cotton, aligns with these values. Additionally, the textile industry has made efforts to improve the sustainability of cotton production through initiatives like organic farming practices, water conservation, and reduced pesticide use. The demand for cotton yarn from environmentally conscious consumers has led to an increasing focus on sustainable cotton cultivation and the adoption of responsible manufacturing processes.

Increasing usage in medical applications

Cotton has inherent qualities that make it suitable for medical applications. Its softness, breathability, and hypoallergenic properties make it ideal for use in bandages, wound dressings, surgical gowns, and other healthcare textiles. It can absorb moisture effectively, contributes to patient comfort and helps maintain a sterile environment. Its natural fibers make it less irritating to sensitive skin, which reduces the risk of allergic reactions. As healthcare services continue to expand and advance, the demand for cotton yarn in the production of medical textiles remains high. The reliability and safety provided by cotton make it a preferred material in the healthcare industry, driving the need for quality cotton yarn.

Cotton Yarn Industry Segmentation:

IMARC Group provides an analysis of the key trends in each segment of the global cotton yarn market report, along with forecasts at the global, regional, and country levels from 2024-2032. Our report has categorized the market based on type and application.

Breakup by Type:

Cotton Yarn Market

  • Carded Yarn
  • Combed Yarn
  • Others

Carded yarn dominates the market

The report has provided a detailed breakup and analysis of the cotton yarn market based on the type. This includes carded yarn, combed yarn, and others. According to the report, carded yarn represented the largest segment. Carded cotton yarn is a type of cotton yarn made from fibers that have undergone the carding process. It tends to have a more rustic or textured appearance compared to combed yarns. It is used for projects that require a more casual or textured look, such as sweaters, blankets, or home decor items.

On the other hand, combed cotton yarn is softer and more lustrous than carded yarn. It has a even and smooth texture, which makes it ideal for projects that require a more polished or refined finish. It is commonly utilized in garments that come in direct contact with the skin, such as fine apparel, baby clothing, or delicate accessories.

Breakup by Application:

  • Apparel
  • Textiles
  • Others

Apparel holds the largest share in the market

A detailed breakup and analysis of the cotton yarn market based on the application has also been provided in the report. This includes apparel, textiles, and others. According to the report, apparel accounted for the largest market share. Cotton yarn is widely used in the production of apparel due to its softness, comfort, and breathability. It has ability to absorb moisture makes it particularly suitable for warm-weather garments, as it helps to keep the wearer cool and dry. It can be dyed in various colors and blended with other fibers to enhance its properties or create unique textures and designs. It is commonly used to create a wide range of clothing items, including t-shirts, shirts, dresses, skirts, pants, and underwear.

Cotton yarn is extensively utilized in the textile industry for a variety of applications. It is commonly used to produce various types of fabrics, including bed linens, towels, curtains, upholstery, and tablecloths. It offers softness, durability, and absorbency, which makes it well-suited for these textile applications. It can be woven or knitted into different patterns and textures, allowing for the creation of diverse and visually appealing textiles.

Breakup by Region:

Cotton Yarn Market

  • North America
    • United States
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • France
    • United Kingdom
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Others
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • South Korea
    • Australia
    • Indonesia
    • Others
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Others 
  • Middle East and Africa

North America exhibits a clear dominance, accounting for the largest market share

The report has also provided a comprehensive analysis of all the major regional markets, which include North America (the United States and Canada); Europe (Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, and others); Asia Pacific (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Indonesia, and others); Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, and others); and the Middle East and Africa. According to the report, North America accounted for the largest market share. 

The increasing consumer preferences for premium quality and comfortable apparel among the masses represents one of the primary factors driving the demand for cotton yarn in the North America region. Moreover, initiatives undertaken by governing agencies of numerous countries by providing subsidies and tax benefits is contributing to the market growth in the region. Besides this, the growing number of global and domestic trade activities is influencing the market positively in the region.

Asia Pacific is estimated to expand further in this domain, owing to the increasing emphasis on sustainable and ethical practices in the fashion industry, product innovations, and extensive research and development (R&D) activities.

Competitive Landscape:

The top companies are focusing on integrating automation and robotics in the production process of cotton yarn to handle tasks, such as material handling, loading or unloading of bobbins, and quality control inspections. They are also incorporating advanced online monitoring and control systems to ensure consistent yarn quality and identify production issues in real time. These systems also help monitor various parameters, such as yarn tension, twist, hairiness, and evenness, to make necessary adjustments and optimize the spinning process. Moreover, the rising usage of computer aided design (CAD) systems in the design and development of cotton yarns is strengthening the market growth. They help in simulating different yarn structures, predicting their performance, and optimizing yarn properties based on specific requirements. They also enable manufacturers to reduce trial and error processes and improve yarn development efficiency.

The report has provided a comprehensive analysis of the competitive landscape in the global cotton yarn market. Detailed profiles of all major companies have also been provided. Some of the key players in the market include:

  • Aarti International Limited
  • Alok Industries Ltd.
  • Ambika Cotton Mills Limited
  • Coats Group plc
  • Damodar Group
  • Fortex
  • Huafang Group
  • KPR Mill Limited
  • Maharaja Shree Umaid Mills Limited
  • Nahar Spinning of Companies
  • Nitin Spinners Ltd.
  • Vardhman Textiles Ltd.
  • Weiqiao Textile Company Limited (Shandong Weiqiao Pioneering Group)

Recent Developments:

  • In 2022, Vardhman Textiles Ltd. was awarded for institution building by World HRD Congress at National best employer brands 2022-23.
  • In August 2022, Coats Group plc acquired Rhenoflex GmbH (Rhenoflex), one of the leading global manufacturers of sustainable reinforcement solutions for the footwear and accessories industries.

Cotton Yarn Market Report Scope:

Report Features Details
Base Year of the Analysis 2023
 Historical Period 2018-2023
Forecast Period 2024-2032
Units US$ Billion
Scope of the Report Exploration of Historical and Forecast Trends, Industry Catalysts and Challenges, Segment-Wise Historical and Predictive Market Assessment: 
  • Type
  • Application
  • Region
Types Covered Carded Yarn, Combed Yarn, Others
Applications Covered Apparel, Textiles, Others
Regions Covered North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa
Countries Covered United States, Canada, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Indonesia, Brazil, Mexico
Companies Covered Aarti International Limited, Alok Industries Ltd., Ambika Cotton Mills Limited, Coats Group plc, Damodar Group, Fortex, Huafang Group, KPR Mill Limited, Maharaja Shree Umaid Mills Limited, Nahar Spinning of Companies, Nitin Spinners Ltd., Vardhman Textiles Ltd., Weiqiao Textile Company Limited (Shandong Weiqiao Pioneering Group), etc.
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Key Questions Answered in This Report:

  • How has the global cotton yarn market performed so far, and how will it perform in the coming years?
  • What are the drivers, restraints, and opportunities in the global cotton yarn market?
  • What is the impact of each driver, restraint, and opportunity on the global cotton yarn market?
  • What are the key regional markets?
  • Which countries represent the most attractive cotton yarn market?
  • What is the breakup of the market based on the type?
  • Which is the most attractive type in the cotton yarn market?
  • What is the breakup of the market based on the application?
  • Which is the most attractive application in the cotton yarn market?
  • What is the competitive structure of the global cotton yarn market?
  • Who are the key players/companies in the global cotton yarn market?

Key Benefits for Stakeholders:

  • IMARC’s report offers a comprehensive quantitative analysis of various market segments, historical and current market trends, market forecasts, and dynamics of the cotton yarn market from 2018-2032.
  • The research study provides the latest information on the market drivers, challenges, and opportunities in the global cotton yarn market.
  • The study maps the leading, as well as the fastest-growing, regional markets. It further enables stakeholders to identify the key country-level markets within each region.
  • Porter's five forces analysis assist stakeholders in assessing the impact of new entrants, competitive rivalry, supplier power, buyer power, and the threat of substitution. It helps stakeholders to analyze the level of competition within the cotton yarn industry and its attractiveness.
  • Competitive landscape allows stakeholders to understand their competitive environment and provides an insight into the current positions of key players in the market.

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