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Textile Outlook International
Issue 159:
December 2012

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Reports in this issue
Editorial: Can the Shift of Textile and Clothing Production to Asia be Reversed?
World textile and apparel trade and production trends: Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia and Turkey, December 2012 (17 pages)
Survey of the European Yarn Fairs for Autumn/Winter 2013/14 (18 pages)
Global trends in fibre prices, production and consumption, December 2012 (26 pages)
Prospects for the textile and garment industry in Vietnam, December 2012 (40 pages)
World markets for textile machinery: part 2 -- fabric manufacture, December 2012 (52 pages)

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Prospects for the textile and garment industry in Vietnam, December 2012
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Vietnam has become the second largest source of foreign textiles and clothing in the US market and has established a strong presence in the Japanese and European markets, especially for clothing. Also, the textile and clothing industry in Vietnam is the largest manufacturing sector in the Vietnamese economy. Success in the industry has been assisted by the country's industrious and talented workforce, low labour costs and increasing access to international markets, especially in the USA and Europe. The industry's development has also been helped by the growth of the private sector and the introduction of foreign investment incentives by the Vietnamese government. Looking ahead, the government has established a number of ambitious targets for the country including the achievement of developed nation status by 2020. In the textile and clothing industry, the government's aim is to shift from commodity type products towards the manufacture of high added value fashion items. This report looks at the development of the textile and clothing industry in Vietnam, its size and structure, and production and consumption. The report also features: a geographical, political and economic profile; a detailed look at the country's imports and exports; a review of government policies, investment incentives and foreign investments; an analysis of strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats (SWOT); and a look at Vietnam's infrastructure and human resources and how these affect the textile and clothing industry.

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Six times a year, Textile Outlook International provides up to 200 pages of expert comment and analysis. A subscription provides an overview of the global fibre, textile and apparel industries. It is essential reading for senior executives in the fibre, textile and apparel industries – and for anyone who is not involved in the industry, but needs to quickly gain an understanding of the key issues.
Reports in Textile Outlook International include:
 country profiles – providing a comprehensive guide to the textile and clothing industries in a range of countries and regions. The reports include an economic and political profile together with a comprehensive overview of the main issues, plus an outlook for the future.
 company profiles – giving you the opportunity to learn from strategies employed by others. Companies profiled recently include retailers, manufacturers, innovators and sourcing companies involved in textiles and apparel as well as smaller companies which illustrate the opportunities for firms which are interested in selected sourcing locations.
 trends in world textile and apparel trade and production – taking into account current issues facing the industry – such as global fibre prices; competition from China and other low cost countries; the elimination of quotas and imposition of selective new ones; relocation of production operations; the impact of economic factors affecting trade; international trade agreements; trade promotion agreements (TPAs); and much more.
 trends in EU and US imports of textiles and clothing – providing comprehensive statistical data and analysis of the top ten supplying countries to the EU and US markets. These reports are updated each year and contain value and volume data as well as average prices and analyses of trends for up to 15 product categories.
 innovations, technological developments, business development opportunities, individual sector analysis and political implications which affect players in the global fibre, textile and apparel industries. Some of the topics which have been covered in recent reports include: new innovations in the textile and clothing industry, such as environmentally friendly textiles, plant based fibres, and developments in textile colorants; innovations in textile machinery; and overviews of the European swimwear, hosiery and lingerie markets.
So whether you are involved in fibres, textiles or clothing – in manufacturing, spinning, weaving, knitting, sewing, import/export, retailing – or if you are in education or consultancy or investment or finance, a subscription to Textile Outlook International will tell you what you need to know about the key trends in the industry.
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