7 June 2016 - European buyers are increasingly shifting to cheapest origins, with the fall of China's on the EU clothing market now benefiting various origins. Large differences can be observed depending on product categories and countries. Our series of comparison tables offer a comprehensive view of EU 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.
27 May 2016 - German clothing imports from outside the European Union have further declined in the first quarter this year, whereas shipments to the UK continued rising by contrast amid lower unit prices. Spanish imports have surged, whereas the French market has again retreated. Our 5-year data from first quarter 2011 reflect long-term trends of European Union clothing markets, offering a comprehensive review of the European Union imports per destination. Our statistical report provides volume, value and unit value changes released in both euro and US$ terms. The full table is available for download.
25 May 2016 - EU's clothing imports have stagnated in most categories of products in the first quarter this year, due to the continued weakness of the euro and the pound. The European import market has eventually declined in dollar terms from its level five years earlier, as reflected by our report. Statistical tables are published with volume, value and unit value changes in euro and US$ terms, covering 61 and 62 HS chapters (knit and woven clothing). The full table is also available for download with historical data from first quarter 2011.
24 May 2016 - The European Union clothing import market is progressively back to normal, after experiencing a severe crisis in the last year, triggered by a spectacular fall of the euro and the pound. As a result, unit prices have nearly stabilized over the first quarter after plunging in the same period last year, as reflected by our comprehensive review of EU's clothing imports per origin. 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 with historical data of the last five years.
23 May 2016 - European Union clothing imports have once again declined in March, following the short-lived rebound of February. Shipments from China have plunged and could now have entered a long-term decline. Our report covers monthly EU clothing import data, with historical trends being analyzed over last 15 years, and a specific focus on China vs Rest of World (RoW) and on knit vs woven clothing. Data are supplied in euro and in US dollars.
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