1 October 2015 - Confronted with surging production costs, Indonesia's textile and apparel industries are losing shares on the global market. Indonesian exporters have been unable to lower their US$ prices, by contrast with rival countries, and they are now forced laying off a large number of employees. Our statistical series provide a comprehensive picture of Indonesia's textile and clothing exports and imports, per month and year, with an exhaustive review of US and EU imports per product category.
24 September 2015 - Bangladesh apparel exports have progressively recovered, thanks to a rebound of US demand, whereas EU orders were slowing down, due to Euro's fall. Benefiting from the drop of demand for Chinese products, Bangladesh is however confronted with surging competition from Vietnam, and the weakness of its textile industry. Our statistical tables provide a comprehensive view of Bangladesh's clothing exports, including per destination and per HS 4-digit category, also covering the latest US and EU apparel import data per product category. Volume, value and unit price changes are released with all data available for download.
17 September 2015 - Vietnam's apparel exports have continued enjoying a double-digit rise in the last months, with the low-cost country gaining additional shares of the US and EU markets to the detriment of China. Vietnam has also made strong gains in production and shipments of man-made fiber clothing, in addition to cotton apparel production. Our statistical report includes a large number of statistical tables, with Vietnam's latest clothing export statistics per month and destination. The report also offers comprehensive data for US imports per quota category and EU imports per HS 4-digit categories over the 2009-2014 period. Average unit prices are calculated with 4-year quarterly trends available.
29 July 2015 - Sri Lanka's apparel exports have continued surging to the US market in the first months of the year whereas dropping in US$ terms to the European Union market. Average export prices have been reduced in dollar temrs in order to limit their surge in euro terms, following the sharp decline of the European currency. Our statistical tables provide a comprehensive view of latest export trends with overall export data over the past years per destination. Detailed EU and US import data per category of products over the first months of 2015 are also available.
22 July 2014 - Cambodian apparel exports continued steadily rising in the first quarter, due to the sharp rise in demand from Europe whereas US buyers continued shifting to neighbouring Vietnam. Our statistical tables provide a comprehensive view of latest export trends with detailed EU and US import data per category of products. Percentage changes and indexes are provided for volume, value and unit prices.
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