China's automotive textile supply and demand gap


In the next 10 years, China's auto industry will enter a period of rapid growth. According to the planning of the Ministry of Communications, in 2005, the automobile output will reach 289-336 million units, and the demand for textiles will reach 178,500 tons. In 2010, the automobile output will reach 389-472 million, and 267,300 tons of textiles will be needed.

According to market research, the general sales trend of China's automotive textiles is that sales volume has increased year by year, the market gap has increased, and the contradiction between supply and demand is sharp. It depends heavily on imports, and the import amount is about 4 billion US dollars each year. There are hundreds of types of cars, transport vehicles, mini-vehicles, and agricultural vehicles in China. From 1995 to now, the number of automotive textiles required has been increasing at an annual rate of 15-20%. However, the current domestic production of automotive textiles is far from satisfactory. The increasing demand of the automotive industry. According to statistics, there are about 40 or more uses of textiles in the automotive industry, mainly including floor mats, door trim panels, roof substrates, fuel filters, carpets, and seats. It is estimated that about 62.5 million square meters will be needed for non-woven fabrics for automobiles this year, while the production capacity will be only about 50%; the amount of carpets used for automobiles will be 12 million square meters, and the production capacity is only about 10%; the demand for automotive seating textiles will be 1.3 million. About 2 square meters, but the production capacity is only about 30%; automotive cord fabric is over 140,000 tons, and the total output of domestic cord fabric is only about 80,000 tons. This situation of insufficiency of supply has brought about a broad development of China's textile industry. Expansion capacity.