17 July 2014 - Unit prices of European clothing imports declined on average, in the first quarter of 2014, with however sharp differences depending on products and origins. Data reveal a shift in demand from Bangladesh to India in key woven apparel categories. Our series of comparison tables offer a comprehensive view of EU's clothing imports per HS 4-digit category with volume, value and unit price changes, while market shares are also calculated for each major supplying country. Full data are available for download.
23 Jun 2014 - Bangladesh suffered a first setback on EU's clothing import market in April, while shipments rebounded from China, by contrast, according to just extracted official data from Eurostat. Our report covers monthly EU clothing import data from main origins from January 2012 to March 2014, with monthly and year-to-date changes in volume, value and unit value terms.
20 June 2014 - EU clothing imports have slowed down in April, with Chinese shipments however sharply rebounding. 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.
4 June 2014 - European clothing imports less strongly rose over the first quarter this year, with however sharp differences amid product categories. Where prices could be further cut, shipments continued soaring, 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 chapters (knit and woven clothing). The full table is also available for download.
28 May 2014 - French clothing imports surged in the first quarter from outside the European Union, while shipments to other markets have relatively stagnated. This is clearly reflected by our comprehensive review of quarterly shipments in 2010-2014 for every European market. A large number of statistical tables are published, with volume, value and unit value changes in euro and US$ terms. The full spreadsheet is also available for download.
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