7 February 2017 - Turkish apparel exports have stabilized in 2016 in dollar terms, after experiencing a clear decline in the previous year. Exports to Germany have stopped falling whereas shipments to Spain have even risen. T-shirt exports have also plateaued with sales of woven clothing being up in the last year. Our comprehensive statistical report covers Turkey's clothing exports per destination and product category over the last three years, in US$, euro and Turkish lira terms.
3 February 2017 - Apparel exports from Myanmar have continued surging in 2016, thanks to strong demand from Japan, Germany and also the United States, although from a lower level. The political liberalization and the removal of US sanctions are further boosting foreign investment in clothing production, with textile materials being mostly imported from China. Our statistical tables provide a comprehensive view of latest export trends with data over Jan-Sep 2012-16 per destination. Detailed EU and US import data per category of products over Jan-Sep 2016 are also available.
1 February 2017 - Apparel exports from Sri Lanka have stagnated in the last year, reflecting a surge in sales of knit clothing, especially underwear, whereas shipments of woven apparel were struggling. Exports should now be boosted by the EU's decision to grant GSP-Plus preferential access to Sri Lankan products. Our statistical tables provide a comprehensive view of latest export trends with export data over first half 2011-2016. Detailed EU and US import data per category of products over 1st half 2016 are also available.
24 January 2017 - Mexico's apparel exports have resisted competition from Asia and Central America in the past years. The renegotiation of NAFTA's rules of origin announced by the new US administration could modify Mexica's strong position on the denim jeans' market. Our statistical tables provide a 10-year view of Mexican apparel exports, 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.
17 January 2017 - China's textile and apparel exporters are now confronted wirh a rebound of production costs, as energy prices surge and chemical fibers have also sharply increased. Textile and apparel prices have begun more clearly climbing at factory gates in December, according to official 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.
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