In the first three quarters of 2022, in the face of the complex and severe international situation and the impact of multiple over-expected factors, China's industrial textile industry is under pressure to move forward, the industry's production and some economic indicators have slowed down the recovery momentum after entering the third quarter, and the industry's industrial added value still maintains its growth momentum.
Production, according to the China Bureau of Statistics data, January-September non-woven fabric production of enterprises above the scale fell 0.4% year-on-year, after the second quarter of the production repair period, the third quarter of non-woven fabric production recovery momentum has slowed down, but the average monthly production is still 1.7% higher than the second quarter; cord fabric production with the third quarter of the automotive industry running a significant rebound strong recovery, January-September enterprises above the scale The production of cord fabric increased significantly by 61.3% year-on-year.
Economic efficiency, January-September industrial textiles industry operating income of enterprises above the size of 0.4% year-on-year growth, since January-February again to resume growth; total profit fell 12.1% year-on-year, operating profit margin of 4.4%, down 0.6 percentage points; industry loss of 23.6%, the loss of enterprises in the loss of 23.1% year-on-year growth. At present, raw material price fluctuations, insufficient demand support, fierce market competition and other factors make the industry's profitability is still facing challenges.
By field, January-September non-woven enterprises above the scale of revenue and total profit fell 2.1% and 34.8%, respectively, operating profit margin of 3.2%, down 1.6 percentage points; rope, cable, cable enterprises above the scale of revenue fell 0.4%, total profit increased 1.8%, operating profit margin of 4.8%, up 0.1 percentage points; Textile tape, cord fabric enterprises above the scale of revenue and total profit fell 3.5% and 7.1%, respectively, operating profit margin of 5.4%, down 0.2 percentage points; canopy, canvas enterprises above the scale of revenue and total profit increased by 9.7% and 35.6%, respectively, 6.3% operating profit margin for the industry's highest level; filtration, geotechnical textiles in the Other industrial textiles above-scale enterprises' revenue and total profit increased by 4.6% and 6.8% year-on-year, respectively, with an operating profit margin of 5.8%, up 0.1 percentage point.
For listed companies, the operating revenue of 29 listed companies in the industrial textiles industry in the third quarter of 2022 increased by 8.5% year-on-year, and the total profit decreased by 9.7% year-on-year, with the rate of decrease narrowing continuously compared with the second quarter. Among them, 10 listed companies to achieve double growth in operating income and total profit, 6 companies are still in a loss; part of the non-woven, medical and health textiles, automotive textiles listed companies performance pressure has been alleviated, the canopy sail type textiles listed companies have good development momentum.
International trade, according to China Customs data, 2022 January-September China's industrial textiles industry exports (customs 8-bit HS code statistics) of $ 34.15 billion, down 12.7%; January-September industry imports (customs 8-bit HS code statistics) of $ 4.69 billion, down 14.6% year-on-year. By product, industrial coated fabrics, felt / tent is currently the industry's two major export products, accounting for 21.8% of industry exports, the first three quarters of exports were up 26.4% and 10.3% year-on-year; rope (cable) with textiles, canvas, leather-based fabrics and other traditional products export momentum is still strong, exports were up 13.8%, 28.0%, 14.8% . Non-woven fabrics and related products, coil exports of $3.04 billion, down 11.4% year-on-year, exports of 914,000 tons, down 12.7%; by the global demand for epidemic prevention materials and the impact of the recovery of production capacity in Southeast Asia China, masks and chemical fiber non-woven protective clothing (including medical protective clothing) exports continued to sluggish, the first three quarters of exports fell 70.3% year-on-year, respectively and 52.6%; disposable sanitary products exports 2.19 billion U.S. dollars, an increase of 21.9%.
Overall, the first three quarters of this year, China's industrial textiles industry is still in the recovery process, after a quarter of the trough, the industry's repair momentum since the second quarter began to continue to release, but by the epidemic and other factors, the industry's recovery foundation is not yet solid, the process is still uneven. Looking ahead to the fourth quarter, with the stabilization of the economic package of policy measures and successive policies to further effect, the industry will not stop the pace of recovery of production and demand, but still need to be ready to deal with the international environment is ready to change beyond expectations; in Europe and the United States central banks to accelerate the tightening of monetary policy against the background of inflation, overseas market demand is expected to enter a state of contraction, the industry's export momentum may turn weak in the fourth quarter.