24 November 2015 - EU clothing imports have declined in volume terms in the third quarter this year, in most product categories, in line with a fall of the euro and a subsequent surge of prices in euro terms, whatever the decline of US$ prices at origins, as reflected by our report. Statistical tables are published with volume, value and unit value changes in euro and US$ terms, covering 4-digit categories of 61 and 62 HS chapters (knit and woven clothing). The full table is also available for download.
19 November 2015 - China's share of the European market has further plunged in third quarter, mostly benefiting Bangladesh whereas Turkey took advantage of a falling lira. Other low-cost origins have struggled to maintain their market shares weakened by the decline of the euro. Latest trends are reflected by our comprehensive review of 3rd quarter and January-September data per origin, from 2011-15. A large number of statistical tables are published, with volume, value and unit value changes released in both euro and US$ terms. The full table is also available for download.
17 November 2015 - EU clothing imports are increasingly depressed in volume and US dollar terms whereas no more surging in euro terms. The fall of the euro is no more offset by a drop of US$ prices in exporting countries in addition, as revealed by our data, for the first time available in dollar terms Our report covers monthly EU clothing import data, with historical trends being analyzed over last 10 years, and a specific focus on China vs Rest of World (RoW) and on knit vs woven clothing.
16 October 2015 - EU clothing imports have further retreated in volume terms in August from a year earlier with China once again losing significant shares of the market. Our report covers monthly EU clothing import data, with historical trends being analyzed over last 10 years, and a specific focus on China vs Rest of World (RoW) and on knit vs woven clothing.
15 October 2015 - US apparel imports have increased in nearly all categories of products over the second quarter and the first half, whereas shipments to the European market were falling across the board. Statistical tables are published covering the second quarter and first half from 2011-15 with value changes in US$ terms. HS 4-digit categories of 61 and 62 (knit and woven clothing) are detailed. The US and EU markets are systematically compared, including the relative size of the US market vs the EU market. The full table is also available for download.
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