15 July 2014 - Production prices continued slightly rising in the China's clothing industry in June, by contrast with a decline in textile material prices. Our monthly report offers a statistical view of production costs and consumer prices in China, including in textile and clothing sectors. Labor costs in major provinces are also being followed.
3 July 2014 - The low-cost currencies moved into radically different directions in the first half this year, with a rebounding Pak. rupee and more moderately rising Indian rupee and Indonesian rupiah. UK importers benefited from a new rise of the Sterling while the euro began declining by contrast. Our monthly statistical report displays a comprehensive view of currency values against the US dollar but also v. the euro, the British pound, the Indian and Pak rupees, and the Chinese renminbi.
2 July 2014 - Retail sales began decelerating or even falling in May, at clothing stores in Germany, in the United Kingdom and in France, as a clear sign that the European recovery could lose steam. Our monthly report covers textile and clothing retail sales on the three largest markets in the European Union (Germany, U.K. and France), with historical data available for download.
17 June 2014 - China's economy reported better results in the last days, also announcing potentially higher production costs, as a result. Our monthly report offers a statistical view of production costs and consumer prices in China, including in textile and clothing sectors. Labor costs in major provinces are also being tracked.
16 June 2014 - Apparel retail sales further slowed down in the United States in May. Our monthly report covers latest comparable sales data released by a series of US apparel chains and department stores. It also includes official monthly data for clothing stores and other sectors, consumer confidence index, and unemployment rate. Historical data are available for download.
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