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Turkey’s cotton production gets government’s policy boost

Turkey’s cotton production gets government’s policy boost

"An important link between Europe and Asia, Turkey is a significant exporter of cotton and cotton products to the European Union. The country's textile exporters are known for their fast order response time and higher quality products. Nearly 36,000 companies operate in the sector. The EU remains the leading market for... Read more

Turkey to lead performance-based textile market in future

Turkey to lead performance-based textile market in future

"Turkey is not just the biggest textile producing country on the European continent but also the third largest textile exporter of Europe, the seventh largest apparel exporter in the world, the fourth largest apparel supplier of Europe, and the fourth interior textiles exporter in the world"   Over the past seve... Read more

China looks overseas to mitigate trade war effects on apparel, textile…

China looks overseas to mitigate trade war effects on apparel, textile sector

"China first proposed the Belt & Road initiative in 2013. The initiative became one of its three major national development strategies in 2014. In July 2019, the Chinese government signed co-operation agreements with 136 countries along the route, which runs through three continents. During the initiative’s f... Read more

Technology, automation make Bangladesh the next apparel manufacturing …

Technology, automation make Bangladesh the next apparel manufacturing hub

"With the US increasing tariffs on Chinese goods to 25 per cent, Bangladesh’s overseas sales rose to a record $40.5 billion in the year ended June 30.The country now aims to double its exports to $72 billion by 2024. This includes the $41 billion clothing business that goes to China that will provide a fillip to ... Read more

China remains world’s top manufacturer as export share declines

China remains world’s top manufacturer as export share declines

"China still holds a 31.5 percent share in the US textiles and apparel market. However, its share in world exports declined nearly 2 per cent in 2019 from the previous year. Latest Chinese Customs statistics from January to August 2019 reveal among the top 10 garment exporters in China, American brands such as Nike and... Read more

Sluggish global economy, trade tensions to dampen apparel sales in nex…

Sluggish global economy, trade tensions to dampen apparel sales in next 12 months: CENTRSTAGE Study

"The fourth edition of CENTRSTAGE, a fashion brand-promotion, launch platform and trade exhibition organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC)interviewed233 buyers and 72 exhibitors to gauge their sentiment on current industry prospects and latest product trends and e-commerce developments. The results... Read more

Improved infrastructure, diversification to boost Bangladesh RMG expor…

Improved infrastructure, diversification to boost Bangladesh RMG exports

"As per Export Promotion Bureau (EPB), Bangladesh RMG exports have grown 10.55 per cent in FY 19 to contribute 84.2 per cent to the country’s total exports of $40.53 billion. In the last five years, the country’s RMG exports added $10 billion growing on average 2 billion each year. Though this growth rate i... Read more

Brands up sustainability quotient through products and process transpa…

Brands up sustainability quotient through products and process transparency

"KPMG along with Fashion Summit and HSBC recently released a new report titled ‘Sustainable Fashion: Committing to a Sustainable Future Through the Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action’. Released to coincide with the commencement of the Fashion Summit 2019 held recently in Hong Kong, the report state... Read more

Hemp to help revive American interest in fashion

Hemp to help revive American interest in fashion

"Though a Bureau of Economic Analysis NIPA table notes Americans spent $391.5 billion on their clothing and footwear in 2018, their share of disposable income on these items declined from 3.8 per cent in 2007 to 3.0 per cent in 2019. Even more alarming is the fact that their global share of expenditure on fashion was o... Read more

Trade war, overproduction to impact cotton prices in 2019-20

Trade war, overproduction to impact cotton prices in 2019-20

"September 2019 report of Cotton Inc states the ongoing trade dispute between the US and China is likely to directly impact cotton prices as the tariffs imposed by China on the US cotton has led to a significant fall in the country’s exports. If China further persists in implementing the latest round of announced... Read more

India’s T&C exports grow 2.4 per cent, US continues to be largest …

India’s T&C exports grow 2.4 per cent, US continues to be largest market

"Though India’s textile and clothing (T&C) exports grew 2.04 per cent to reach $37,497.18 million in FY 2018-19, apparel exports declined 3.38 per cent in the last (FY 18-19) to $16156.27 million. Of this, woven apparels ruled the segment with exports of $ 8,335.91 and accounting for 22 per cent in the total ... Read more

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Turkey apparel exports up five per cent in January 2020

Turkey’s apparel exports in January 2020 were up by 5.8 per cent compared to the same mon... Read more

US jeans imports from China falls, Vietnam sees a rise

Women’s and girls’ jeans imports into the US have seen dramatic swings in 2019. Jea... Read more

Indian merchandise exports fall for past six months

India’s merchandise exports fell for the sixth consecutive month in January 2020. Trade d... Read more

Turkish textile exports down five per cent in 2019

Exports of Turkish textile and raw materials in 2019 decreased 5.5 per cent compared to the pre... Read more

US jeans imports fall three per cent in 2019

In 2019, US jeans imports declined 3.16 per cent. The balance of power in denim manufacturing t... Read more

US apparel imports from China down nine per cent

Apparel shipments from China to the US fell 9.1 per cent in 2019. This brought China’s im... Read more

New York named ‘Top Global Fashion Capital of the Decade’

Global Language Monitor has named New York as the ‘Top Global Fashion Capital of the Deca... Read more

Global demand for sewing threads to reaches $5,627 million by 2026

As per Global Sewing Threads Market report from Facts and Factors, global demand for the sewing... Read more

Vietnam struggles for raw material from China

Vietnam’s raw material imports from China have dwindled because of the coronavirus. The... Read more

Fashion retail revenues dip in Europe

In December 2019 revenues of the retail sector dropped 0.9 per cent in Europe. In 2018, sales o... Read more

US-China tariff war boosts Sri Lanka’s apparel exports which grow 2.8 per c…

As the per recent SLAEA data, Sri Lanka’s apparel exports grew by 2.8 percent to $459 mil... Read more

Bangladesh apparel exports to the US up nine per cent

Bangladesh’s apparel shipments to the United States edged up in the first 11 months of 20... Read more

Bangladesh: RMG exports to non-traditional markets decline 6.61 per cent

Bangladesh RMG exports to major non-traditional markets witnessed a negative growth of 6.61 per... Read more

India's apparel market to grow by 11 per cent: Study

The India Business of Fashion Report study released recently predicts, Indian apparel market is... Read more

US denim imports reports a dip from January to October

US denim imports were down 1.52 per cent in the first 10 months of the year. As per Commerce De... Read more

Bangladesh garment earnings fall from July to November

Bangladesh’s income from garment exports has fallen in the July-November period of this f... Read more

Global fashion industry to decline by 3-4 % in 2020

After a relatively optimistic year, a new report by Business of Fashion (BoF) and The McKinsey ... Read more

Philippines prepares new strategy to boost garment exports

By 2022 the Philippines hopes to be among the top 20 garment exporters in the world and have an... Read more

China continues to be a key textile player

China’s textile industry is a key player globally. In 2018, China’s chemical fiber ... Read more

China’s textile and apparel exports reach $21.23 billion in H1 2019

According to latest Chinese Customs Statistics from January to August 2019, China’s expor... Read more

Global e-commerce sales up 22 per cent in 2018

Global e-commerce sales in 2018 were up 22.5 per cent from 2017. The top 10 retailers accounted... Read more

Pakistan textiles exports in October up seven per cent

During October 2019 Pakistan’s textile exports grew by 7.4 per cent compared to the same ... Read more

Rise in Pakistan garment exports

Pakistan’s exports of readymade garments during the first four months of the current fisc... Read more

India’s exports to Vietnam up 48 per cent

Indian textile and clothing exports to Vietnam grew 48 per cent during the last two years. Indi... Read more

Pakistan garment exports up 12 per cent

Pakistan’s exports of readymade garments during the first four months of the current fina... Read more

Bangladesh exports to new markets fall

Bangladesh’s garment exports to non-traditional markets fell 6.07 per cent during July to... Read more

Increase in man-made fibre imports hurts domestic textile sector

As per CITI, the continuous increase of man-made fibre (MMF) imports is deeply hurting the dome... Read more

Cambodia’s GTF exports increase by 13.18%

A report from the Ministry of Economy and Finance’s General Department of Customs and Exc... Read more

Pakistan textile exports up four per cent

Pakistan’s textile exports during the first four months of the current financial year inc... Read more

India’s textile and clothing exports to grow by the end of this fiscal

With the easing of trade tensions between the US and China, textile-related exports are likely ... Read more

Global denim fabric imports up nine per cent

Global denim fabric imports increased 9.4 per cent last year. Bangladesh, with a 25.5 per cent ... Read more

India’s October RMG exports dip

India’s merchandise exports fell by 1.1 per cent in October. However, some large export i... Read more

Italy’s apparel sales up three per cent

Italy’s apparel retail sales rose 3.4 per cent in September 2019 compared to the same mon... Read more

US apparel imports from China down 18 per cent

US apparel imports from China fell 18 per cent in September. For the year to date through Septe... Read more

CAI Predicts Domestic Cotton Production for 2019-20 at 354.50 Lakh Bales

The Cotton Association of India (CAI) has envisaged a 13.62 percent hike in the cotton producti... Read more

Vietnam textile and garments to hit $40 billion in exports

Vinatex predicts, Việt Nam’s textile and garment industry is likely reach its target of $... Read more

Louis Vuitton tops list of most expensive brands

According to the CEO World Magazine, Louis Vuitton is one of the most expensive and sought afte... Read more

Buyers to increase Bangladesh sourcing in 2019

According to recent study by the US Fashion Industry Association (USFIA), despite slipping to t... Read more

APTMA urges government to withdraw duty, taxes on cotton import

Expressing serious concern over lower cotton output, the All Pakistan Textile Mills Association... Read more

Pakistan textile industry to double exports in four years

According to All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA), the textile industry in Pakistan i... Read more

Bangladesh export receipts fall seven per cent

Bangladesh’s receipts from merchandise exports declined 7.3 per cent year-on-year. This i... Read more

Global fashion exports up 35 per cent in last ten years

Global fashion exports in the last decade increased by 35.1 per cent while global trade increas... Read more

Indian textile machinery imports up slightly

Imports of textile machinery in India grew 1.10 per cent in the first quarter. India imports mo... Read more

Sustainability initiatives to help global textile dyestuff market earn more…

Researchers from the Texas Tech University have developed a method to separate toxic dyes from ... Read more

Vietnam export turnover up 16 per cent

The turnover of Vietnam’s textile and garment export industry has increased 16.01 per cen... Read more

Pakistan textile exports up two per cent this fiscal

Pakistan’s textile exports increased 2.3 per cent during the first two months of the curr... Read more

Fall in China’s H1 apparel and textile exports to the US

From January to June 2019, China’s exports of textiles and garments to the United States ... Read more

US jeans imports from China down 11 per cent

US blue denim apparel imports from China fell 11.01 per cent in this year till July. The drop i... Read more

Pakistan textile exports up three per cent till July

Exports of textile articles from Pakistan grew 3.16 per cent in July 2019 as compared to July 2... Read more

Global fashion trade increases by 35.1%

Last World Trade Organization (WTO), data shows, global fashion exports in the last decade incr... Read more

Vietnam’s apparel exports to increase by 10.8 per cent

As per Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association (VITAS), the country’s exports of textile ... Read more