21 June 2016 - Indonesian apparel exports have declined over the first quarter, according to official data. U.S. statistics are however offering a more optimistic picture, due to a surge of man-made fiber apparel imports from the Asian country. 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.
20 June 2016 - India's apparel exports have begun declining in the past two months after seriously slowing down in the first quarter. India is increasingly confronted with the development of apparel industries in Bangladesh and Vietnam, whereas progressively shifting from cotton to man-made fiber apparel, however. Our report provides a comprehensive view of Indian apparel export data in first quarter 2016 per major destination. US and EU clothing imports from India per product category in first quarter 2016 are also available. Variations have been calculated in volume, value and unit value terms. All data can be easily downloaded.
14 June 2016 - China will now try limiting any new rise of its labor costs in order to be able competing with rival emerging countries in Asia. Production prices could have however bottomed out in May, according to just released 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.
13 June 2016 - Bangladesh has reported slowing down apparel exports over the past two months whereas US and EU import data are rising at a lower pace than in last year. Bangladesh however continues competing with Vietnam on both US and EU markets for taking China's increasingly frail leadership. Our statistical tables provide a comprehensive view of Bangladesh's clothing exports over the last years, 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.
9 June 2016 - Vietnam's apparel exports have slowed down in the first quarter of the year, due to a lower growth of sales to the United States and other markets. Relatively higher unit prices could reflect the rise of production costs in the country, with demand however staying very strong for a series of specific products. Our report includes Vietnam's latest clothing export data per month and destination and provides comprehensive data for US imports per quota category and EU imports per HS 4-digit categories over the 2011-2016 period. Quarterly unit prices and trends are calculated over the last five years.
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