21 May 2013 - Production prices are more strongly declining in China, clearly indicating that economic activity is slowing down. Clothing prices continue rising, but domestic demand looks now decelerating. Our monthly report offers a statistical view of production costs and consumer prices in China, including in textile and clothing industries. Labor costs in major provinces are also being tracked.
15 May 2013 - Leading clothing retailers began reacting to recent deadly disaster in Dhaka, however finding it difficult to agree over a common approach. In Bangladesh, exporters increasingly worry about the level in future orders, our Correspondent reports, although latest export data are far from announcing a fall in shipments, as reflected by our statistical tables.
22 April 2013 - Myanmar's clothing exports are expected surging in coming months and years, as the European Union will now offer a duty-free access under GSP treatment and after Washington lifted its ban on all Burmese products. The poor country has extremely low labor costs but will have to urgently improve transport infrastructure and financial services. Our statistical tables provide a detailed view pf EU clothing imports from Myanmar per product category in last year.
11 April 2013 - Philippines apparel exports began recovering in the last two years, after being halved by the quota elimination of the past decade. Sales could be further boosted by import tariff cuts being sought on both US and EU markets. Our statistical tables provide a detailed view of US and EU clothing imports from the Philippines per product category in last years. Comparison tables of inflation in rival countries are also available.
4 April 2013 - Egyptian clothing exports are depressed by poor economic environment at home, with a surge of financial and insurance costs. These difficulties are however partly offset by the sharp fall of the lira and the duty-free access to US market for qualifying exports. Our statistical tables provide a detailed view of US and EU clothing imports from Egypt per product category in last years. Comparison tables of inflation and currency trends in rival countries are also available.
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