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.
12 January 2017 - Clothing exports from Turkey have rebounded in the first three quarters of 2016, as a new fall of the domestic currency has boosted sales to traditional and new markets in Europe and outside. Political and economic uncertainties could however curb the growth of export sales in the coming period, with the looming Brexit negotiations threatening the business over the long term. Our comprehensive statistical report covers Turkey's clothing exports per destination over the first three quarters of the last three years, in US$, euro and Turkish lira terms.
10 January 2017 - Indonesian apparel exports are apparently recovering thanks to a rebound in sales to the US market. Production costs could however be again raised, in line with a new increase of minimum wages in 2017. 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.
5 January 2017 - Cambodia's apparel exports have continued surging in January-September 2016, whatever the fall of the US market, thanks to the duty-free access to the European Union. Competition is however surging from Vietnam and Myanmar whereas a surge of minimum wages is directly threatening the competitiveness of Cambodian apparel plants, fully owned by a volatile foreign capital. Our statistical tables offer a comprehensive view of EU and US import data per category of products. Percentage changes and indexes are provided for volume and value exports, and unit prices.
13 December 2016 - India's apparel exports may have slightly declined in the first three quarters this year, they are obviously resisting on the global market. The clothing industry continues shifting from cotton to man-made fiber apparel, whereas a major threat has disappeared with the end of the TPP. Our report provides apparel export data in the first three quarters of 2016 per major destination. US and EU clothing imports from India per product category in the third quarter 2016 are also available. Variations have been calculated in volume, value and unit value terms. All data can be easily downloaded.
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