3 February 2017 - Apparel exports from Myanmar have continued surging in 2016, thanks to strong demand from Japan, Germany and also the United States, although from a lower level. The political liberalization and the removal of US sanctions are further boosting foreign investment in clothing production, with textile materials being mostly imported from China. Our statistical tables provide a comprehensive view of latest export trends with data over Jan-Sep 2012-16 per destination. Detailed EU and US import data per category of products over Jan-Sep 2016 are also available.
1 February 2017 - Apparel exports from Sri Lanka have stagnated in the last year, reflecting a surge in sales of knit clothing, especially underwear, whereas shipments of woven apparel were struggling. Exports should now be boosted by the EU's decision to grant GSP-Plus preferential access to Sri Lankan products. Our statistical tables provide a comprehensive view of latest export trends with export data over first half 2011-2016. Detailed EU and US import data per category of products over 1st half 2016 are also available.
24 January 2017 - Mexico's apparel exports have resisted competition from Asia and Central America in the past years. The renegotiation of NAFTA's rules of origin announced by the new US administration could modify Mexica's strong position on the denim jeans' market. Our statistical tables provide a 10-year view of Mexican apparel exports, also covering the latest US apparel import data per product category. Volume, value and unit price changes are released with all data available for download.
17 January 2017 - China's textile and apparel exporters are now confronted wirh a rebound of production costs, as energy prices surge and chemical fibers have also sharply increased. Textile and apparel prices have begun more clearly climbing at factory gates in December, according to official data. This statistical report offers a comprehensive view of production costs and consumer prices in China, including in textile and clothing sectors. Labor costs in major provinces are also being followed.
12 January 2017 - Clothing exports from Turkey have rebounded in the first three quarters of 2016, as a new fall of the domestic currency has boosted sales to traditional and new markets in Europe and outside. Political and economic uncertainties could however curb the growth of export sales in the coming period, with the looming Brexit negotiations threatening the business over the long term. Our comprehensive statistical report covers Turkey's clothing exports per destination over the first three quarters of the last three years, in US$, euro and Turkish lira terms.
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