8 April 2015 - Indonesia's apparel exports continued stagnating in value terms in 2014, whatever the fall of the currency in the last years. Although confronted with a relative decline on the global market, Indonesia may benefit from the shift to polyester and viscose in the current period, thanks to its strong chemical fiber industry. Our statistical series provide a comprehensive view of Indonesia's clothing exports, with an exhaustive review of US and EU imports per product category.
23 February 2015 - Export prices moved into rather different directions for a similar product in last year, depending on origins. Overall trends have hidden a large number of particular cases in specific categories, as reflected by our series of statistical tables offering a comprehensive comparison of unit values per country of origin and category of product. The report also includes a detailed comparison of product categories and origins, with overall and Chinese shipments through a series of indexes. Our full table is available for download.
28 January 2015 - Indonesia's apparel exports began significantly slowing down in 2014, amid higher labour costs and with the national currency no more falling. The higher export prices compared with rival Asian countries have negatively affected demand from the US market, by far the leading destination of Indonesian clothing exports. The country however retains an advantage in a series of product categories, as reflected by our detailed tables. Our statistical series provide a comprehensive view of Indonesia's clothing exports, with an exhaustive review of US and EU imports per product category.
13 January 2015 - India and Indonesia have taken advantage of lower currency values with their prices sharply declining on the European import market, in the first three quarters of 2013. Buyers ordered cheaper products from China, thanks to a shift to lower quality products. Turkey and Tunisia remained at the higher end of the market, by contrast. 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.
5 December 2014 - Unit values of US apparel imports slightly rose for most categories and whatever the origin in the first three quarters of the year. The pace of growth in prices is however very different depending on low-cost countries and categories. This is reflected by our series of statistical tables offering a comprehensive comparison of unit values per origin and category, with world and China benchmark indexes also published. Our full table is available for download.
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