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Cotton import export to see a sudden shift amid US-China trade war

Cotton import export to see a sudden shift amid US-China trade war

"Amid retaliatory tariff measures, tension between the US and China seem to be increasing and the substantial impact would be on cotton imports and exports. As highlighted by Jon Devine, Senior Economist, Cotton Incorporated, China’s cotton imports have been on the rise and are expected to continue climbing over ... Read more

US tariffs may trouble fashion retailers

US tariffs may trouble fashion retailers

"US policy makers have put themselves in a fix with the imposition of duty on imported products. While clothing and footwear haven’t come under the duty radar but the scenario seems grim. Clothing accounts for about $35 billion of China’s annual exports to the US and footwear $15 billion, around 10 per cent... Read more

India, a potent market for technical textiles

India, a potent market for technical textiles

"Global technical textile imports are dominated by the US with 17 per cent share; followed by China, Germany and UK with 10 per cent, 8 per cent and 4 per cent, share respectively. The rest of the world accounts for 40 per cent in technical textiles imports. Emerging regions such as the Asia-Pacific and Latin America a... Read more

Central America still holding strong on the US policy radar

Central America still holding strong on the US policy radar

"However, one of the problems in the region compared to Asia-China in particular is merchandising, the response time, getting samples back, highlighted Tony Anzovino, President AAPN and Chief Sourcing and Merchandising officer, Haggar Clothing. Though it has started working on this direction. As per US Commerce Departm... Read more

China’s share in EU textile imports on the decline: Euratex report

China’s share in EU textile imports on the decline: Euratex report

"China’s leading position is continuously being threatened with the arrival of low coast production regions like Bangladesh and Vietnam. A Euratex report states even though emerging countries are gradually gaining market share, it should be noted that some of the businesses are actually Chinese companies that hav... Read more

Fast Fashion needs fast action

Fast Fashion needs fast action

"Fashion is responsible for 92 million tons of solid waste dumped in landfills each year. The fashion industry is also the second biggest consumer of water, producing 20 per cent of wastewater while also generating more greenhouse gas emissions than all international flights and maritime shipping combined. The equivale... Read more

US textile buyers diversifying their sourcing base

US textile buyers diversifying their sourcing base

"For the past many years, two of the biggest global textile buyers, US and European, have been following the China + 1 or China + many sourcing strategies. Among these +1 or +many would be Asian countries, viz., Bangladesh, Vietnam, India, Sri Lanka. However, recent OTEXA statistics reveal even though US imports from t... Read more

ITMF-ITMSS: Increased shipments reflects’ sectors growth globally

ITMF-ITMSS: Increased shipments reflects’ sectors growth globally

"The International Textile Manufacturers Federation (ITMF) released the results of the 40th annual International Textile Machinery Shipment Statistics (ITMSS). The report covers six segments of textile machinery, viz, spinning, draw-texturing, weaving, large circular knitting, flat knitting and finishing. As per the re... Read more

EU bed linen market poised to grow with Germany in the lead

EU bed linen market poised to grow with Germany in the lead

"The recent IndexBox study ‘EU: bed linen analysis and forecast to 2025’ reveals the size of the bed linen market in the EU reached approx 495,000 tons in 2016, which is or 6 per cent more than previous years. Over the period from 2007 to 2016, the market experienced mixed trend patterns. From 2007-2010, th... Read more

Vietnam’s growing strength in global textile industry

Vietnam’s growing strength in global textile industry

"Having developed textile operations in 1958 in Northern region and in 1970 in Southern region, Vietnam’s textile industry has come a long way, dominating global textile dynamics today. In 2016, Vietnam was recognised as the third top garment exporter in the world where the top two were China and Bangladesh. Appa... Read more

Indian textile export policies need a fresh look

Indian textile export policies need a fresh look

"As per latest Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) figures, India’s apparel exports have dropped 17.78 per cent to reach $1.49 billion, with an overall dip of 3.83 per cent to $16.71 billion in 2017-18. At the same time, India’s overall goods exports increased 9.78 per cent to $302.4 billion in April-Ma... Read more

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Garment exports down 16 per cent in first three months of this fiscal

India’s readymade garment exports in the first three months of the current fiscal fell by... Read more

India’s textile production on downward spiral since 2016

India’s production volumes of textiles are significantly lower than in May 2016. Textiles... Read more

India, Vietnam lead in underwear exports to the US

US noted a dip in volumes of underwear imports from January to May 2018 by 3.13 per cent. Impor... Read more

Pakistan textile exports up 13 per cent

Pakistan’s exports of readymade textiles for July to May were up by 13 per cent. In terms... Read more

Vietnam exports to the US up six per cent

From January to April ’18, Vietnam’s textile and clothing exports to the US were up... Read more

Germany beats US to become Bangladesh RMG’s biggest market

Germany has overtaken the United States and become the largest export market for Bangladesh&rsq... Read more

Bangladeshi apparel exports to Japan on the rise

Bangladeshi apparel exports to Japan have been increasing over the years, thanks to entrepreneu... Read more

India’s textile machinery exports up 20 per cent

Textile machinery exports from India registered a growth of 20.03 per cent 2017-18. Top 10 expo... Read more

US demand for Peruvian garments grows

As per the Exports and Tourism Promotion Board (PromPeru), US demand for Peruvian garments rose... Read more

Indonesia textile exports up six per cent

Indonesia’s exports of textile products from January to May 2018 rose 6.16 per cent while... Read more

Cotton output to rise 8.11 per cent to 37.3 mn bales in 2017-18 season

Cotton production is estimated to grow by 8.11 per cent to 373 lakh bales in 2017-18 season end... Read more

Global T-shirt exports up four per cent

World T-shirt exports were up 4.3 per cent in 2017; year-over-year, value of globally exported ... Read more

Asia a thriving market for Bangladesh apparels

Bangladesh’s garment exports to India, China and Japan grew 17.79 per cent year-on-year i... Read more

Japan’s apparel imports value declines 1.19 per cent

Japan’s apparel import value has dipped by 1.19 per cent as the country imported apparels... Read more

US records a growth in underwear imports

As per Statista, a global market research company, the underwear market in the US is expected t... Read more

Sub-Saharan Africa exports apparels worth $377.37 m to the US

Apparel exports from Sub-Saharan African nations have grown significantly over years. The 50-na... Read more

Italian menswear revenue up three per cent

Made-in-Italy men’s fashion posted a 3.4 per cent revenue growth in 2017, higher than the... Read more

US: Trends indicate higher spend on imported apparels this year

The US has escalated its apparel imports. Marginal rise in unit prices has made the United Stat... Read more

EU textile imports up three per cent

Imports of textile products by the European Union in 2017 increased three per cent compared to ... Read more

Exports to US-China declines, other Asian countries grow

China’s exports to the U.S. of textiles and apparel may have plummeted by 10.9 percent to... Read more

Mounting problem of textile waste

The mounting problem of textile waste is beginning to be quantified in scientific research. Acr... Read more

Egyptian cotton exports up 181 per cent

Egyptian cotton exports from December 2017 to February 2018 increased by 181.6 per cent compare... Read more

Bangladesh becomes a major hub for denim products

According to Bangladesh Textile Mills Association (BTMA) currently 31 denim manufacturing mills... Read more

Global luxury apparel market to reach US$ 60, 793 mn

According to a research report, the opportunity in the global luxury apparels market will be wo... Read more

84 percent of knitting machines, 91 percent of shuttleless looms shipped to…

In 2017, of all new circular knitting machines , Asia received the highest share of shipments o... Read more

Pakistan loses textile share in global trade

Pakistan has lost its textile export share from 2.2 per cent to 1.7 per cent in the world marke... Read more

Brazilian cotton prices rise

Brazilian cotton index rose 12.3 per cent between April 30 and May 30 and cotton prices increas... Read more

Bangladesh garment earnings up nine per cent this year

Bangladesh’s earnings from garment shipments were 9.80 per cent higher than a year earlie... Read more

Egypt cotton exports up, domestic consumption down

The Egyptian cotton exports increased 50.6 per cent during the second quarter of the agricultur... Read more

Pak cotton imports face customs duty again

Pakistan has reimposed customs duty on cotton imports. The aim is to maintain stability in cott... Read more

Vietnam’s Chinese exports up 41 per cent

In the first four months of 2017, Vietnam’s export value of textiles and garments was up ... Read more

German textile production up slightly

Textile production in Germany increased by 1.7 per cent in the first quarter, whereas clothing ... Read more

Pakistan exports up 13 per cent

Pakistan’s exports grew by 13 per cent during ten months of the ongoing fiscal year compa... Read more

China tops as apparel supplier to EU

In 2017, China supplied 33.3 per cent of the EU’s apparel and textile imports.China had a... Read more

Surat to have relief on GST related issues

Indian Union Textile minister Smriti Irani assured the textile industry of Surat that issues re... Read more

Pakistan textile exports up 12 per cent

Pakistan’s exports of textile products grew 12.8 per cent year on year.The value of total... Read more

Indian woven fabric exports up 17 per cent

India’s woven fabric exports rose 17 per cent in April. During April, 134 countries impor... Read more

Export of garment and footwear materials to Canada surge strongly

Imports of the products in April reached US$497.05 million, bringing the total import value in ... Read more

Vietnam turnover up 14 per cent

In the first four months of the year, export turnover of Vietnam’s garment and textile se... Read more

New capacity makes Sasa, a leading global player in polyester

Sasa, based in Turkey, is one of the world’s leading producers of polyester fibers, filam... Read more

Technical textiles among emerging sectors in India

Technical textiles are the new buzz in the Indian textile industry and one of the most emerging... Read more

India’s cotton yarn imports stabilise in March 2018

India’s cotton yarn imports stabililsed at 2.77 per cent to around 3.2 million tonne in M... Read more

USDA estimates US cotton production to decline

According to the final 2017 estimate of USDA, the country’s cotton production is forecast... Read more

Europe to increase Egyptian Import

According to the Readymade Garments Export Council, Europe has been allocated 30 percent of the... Read more

Pakistan textile exports up seven per cent

Pakistan’s textile exports rose 7.2 per cent during the first eight months of the current... Read more

US imports $2.2 billion worth of socks

The recent statistics published by the US Department of Commerce, the United States revealed th... Read more

EU’s investment in the textile, clothing ‘Factories of the Future’

The EU textile and clothing industry, over the last 10 years, has invested almost € 50 bil... Read more

Nafta pulled in different directions

The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) between the United States, Mexico and Canada lo... Read more

China remains top apparel supplier to the US

US imports of apparel from China during January-March 2018 were 0.87 per cent higher than in th... Read more

Bangladesh exports to Turkey down 19 per cent

Bangladesh’s exports to Turkey in the first ten months of the current fiscal fell by 19.3... Read more

Bangladeshi apparel makers hit by cotton prices

Rising cotton prices have hit Bangladesh apparel makers. If the price spiral continues, Banglad... Read more