Global Alpaca Fiber Market: Introduction
Alpaca fleece is a type of natural fiber collected from an alpaca. Alpaca fiber is stronger, warmer, hypoallergenic, lighter and more resilient than wool. Alpaca fiber is not scratchy in comparison with the traditional wool, which gives alpaca fiber advantage because people that cannot wear sheep’s wool can wear clothing made from alpaca fiber. Alpaca fiber is considered as one of the finest and most luxurious natural fiber around the globe, which makes it a popular choice in athleisure and lavish/branded clothing. Alpaca is more durable and long-lasting, it does not easily tear, pill, create static, or stain. Alpaca fiber is recognized in 22 natural colors across the globe, alpaca fiber can easily blend with dyes to form different shades. The one of kind properties of alpaca fiber makes it a popular choice for highly fashionable and trending apparels. There are two different breeds of alpacas Huacaya and Suri and both have luxurious and soft fleece. The size of the alpaca fiber determines its application. Generally the fine and medium grade wool is mainly used for the manufacturing of apparels. The more than 30 micron wool size is used in the manufacturing of interior textiles, carpets and industrial felting.
Global Alpaca Fiber Market: Dynamics
Alpaca fiber is witnessing more demand as compared to other fibers such as wool, silk due to its more warmth without the scratchy surface. With the growing inclination towards high-end designer apparels and the rising spend on the products by consumers are moving towards the use of premium quality apparel has eventually increased the consumption of luxurious clothing and athleisure. Subsequently the growing apparel production has also fueled the demand for alpaca fibers. The increased demand for alpaca fibers from apparels has been further catalysed by the growing retail sales of clothing across the globe. Growing retail sales of apparels has been significant over the past few years owing to the altering lifestyles of consumers. Innovative marketing strategies are being adopted by the textile industry, which has boosted the popularity of alpaca fiber apparels among the young population. Increased standard of living in developed and developing countries has increased the demand for interior textiles and flooring carpets made from alpaca fibers, which is expected to have positive impact on the market. Producers are aiming towards the production of more superior quality of alpaca fiber to expand its consumer base. As genetic qualities leads to production of bulk quantities of high quality alpaca fiber, producers of the alpaca fiber are emphasizing on providing nourishing feedstock toalpacas. Nutrition is one of the prominent factor impacting on reproduction capabilities and health of alpacas, and which helps in the development of high-quality softer alpaca fiber. Leading producers and suppliers in the alpaca fiber market are investing immensely in alpaca nutrition for the production of finest quality of alpaca fiber and obtain competitive advantage in the alpaca fiber market.
Global Alpaca Fiber Market: Regional Outlook
Peru continues to be the world’s leading producer as well as exporter of the alpaca fiber. And China and Italy are main export destinations for the Peruvian alpaca fiber. In the regions such as Europe and North America increased consumer awareness has up surged the sales of natural fiber clothing, owing to which there is significant increase in the demand for alpaca fiber in these regions. Besides Peru, the alpaca breeders in Australia are implementing ground-breaking strategies to establish their foothold in the global alpaca fiber market. Alpaca fiber from Australia is witnessing significant demand from East Asia especially in China.
Global Alpaca Fiber Market: Key Participants
Examples of some of the market participants operating in the global Alpaca fiber market are: Alpaca Yarn Company, AHA Bolivia, New Era Fiber, The Natural Fibre Company, Coopecan and Zeilinger Wool Company among others.
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- North America (U.S., Canada)
- Latin America (Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Peru)
- Western Europe (Germany, Italy, France, U.K., Spain, BENELUX, Nordics)
- Eastern Europe (Russia, Poland, CIS)
- Asia-Pacific (China, India, ASEAN, South Korea)
- Middle East and Africa (GCC Countries, South Africa, Turkey, Iran, Israel)
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Global Alpaca Fiber Market: Segmentation
The global Alpaca fiber market can be segmented on the basis of wool type, grade and applications.
The global alpaca fiber market is segmented on the basis of wool type:
- Huacaya Fiber
- Suri Fiber
The global alpaca fiber market is segmented on the basis of grade:
- Ultra Fine (Royal baby) (< 20 microns)
- Superfine (Baby) (20-22.9 microns)
- Fine (23-25.9 microns)
- Medium (26-28.9 microns)
- Intermediate ( Adult) (29-32 microns)
- Robust (32.1-35 microns)
The global alpaca fiber market is segmented on the basis of its application:
- Interior Textiles
- Industrial Felting
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