Apparel Reports

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Apparel Reports

Our apparel reports cover the global clothing market, with Apparel Exports from Asia and US ,EU, and UK Apparel Imports. Trade factors are also covered, including Labor Costs, Currency Markets, Production Costs in China, and Inflation in apparel manufacturing countries.

Minimum Wages in Apparel Manufacturing Countries

Minimum wages could be progressively replaced by 'Living Wages' after the concept was officially adopted by the International Labor Organization (ILO) a few weeks ago. Our report presents minimum wages in low-cost apparel manufacturing countries in Asia from 2015 to 2024, both in local currency and US$ terms. Real wages have been calculated, and we provide a 9-year comparison in local currency terms, 2015 US$ terms, and nominal US$ terms. You can download the

Emerging Currencies: June & 1st Half 2024 (Monthly)

Most emerging market currencies fell in the first half of the year against the US dollar, providing a boost to exporters. Our monthly statistical report presents a comprehensive overview of currency values in low-income nations relative to the US dollar, the euro, the British pound, the Indian rupee, the Pakistani rupee, and the Chinese renminbi over the past five years. Read more...

EU Clothing Imports: Origin Comparison in 1st Quarter 2024 (Quarterly)

Unit values of the EU's clothing imports fell across the board in the first quarter of the year, with notable variations depending on origins and product categories. Our series of statistical tables offers a comprehensive comparison of the changes in volume, value, and unit value for each origin and product category for the first quarter of 2024. The report also includes a detailed comparison of unit prices through a series of indices. Changes in

EU Clothing Imports in 1st Quarter 2024: Markets

Apparel imports by the 27 European Union members have experienced significant shifts in the first quarter of 2024. Our detailed report, covering Q1 2019 to Q1 2024, includes data on knit, woven, and total apparel imports from outside the EU-27 area. It offers an in-depth analysis of changes in volume, value, and unit value, presented in both Euro and US dollar terms. Comprehensive five-year data, spanning from 2019 to 2024, is available for download.