16 April 2015 - China is still trapped with its excess capacities depressing textile prices whereas clothing producers continue struggling with the rise of labor costs, as reflected by March data. This statistical report offers a comprehensive view of production costs and consumer prices in China, including in textile and clothing sectors. Labor costs in major provinces are also being followed.
15 April 2015 - Turkey's clothing exports have plunged in US$ terms in the first quarter, after still rising in the full last year. The dramatic fall of the Turkish lira may however support sales in coming months. In full 2014, the Turkish clothing industry had already maintained its share of the European clothing market. Our comprehensive statistical report covers Turkey's clothing exports per destination and per HS-4 digit product categories over the last three years, in US$, euro and Turkish lira terms. EU's import data are also available with volume, value and unit value changes and a comparison with Chinese shipments.
8 April 2015 - Indonesia's apparel exports continued stagnating in value terms in 2014, whatever the fall of the currency in the last years. Although confronted with a relative decline on the global market, Indonesia may benefit from the shift to polyester and viscose in the current period, thanks to its strong chemical fiber industry. Our statistical series provide a comprehensive view of Indonesia's clothing exports, with an exhaustive review of US and EU imports per product category.
25 March 2015 - India's apparel exports continued strongly rising in full 2014, although slowing down in the last months of the year. India retains a decisive advantage in specific product categories and benefited from a surge in demand from Europe in volume terms. Our report provides a comprehensive view of Indian apparel export data in full 2014, per major destination and per category product over the last 5 to 10 years. US and EU clothing imports from India per product category in full 2014 are also available. Variations have been calculated in volume, value and unit value terms. All data can be easily downloaded through our csv files.
18 March 2015 - Mexican apparel exports to the US market continued resisting in the last year, thanks to duty-free access, proximity, and a new rise in labor costs in Asia. Our statistical tables provide a 5-year view of Mexican apparel exports, per destination and per HS 2-digit category, also covering the latest US apparel import data per product category. Volume, value and unit price changes are released with all data available for download.
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