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Global apparel trade and trade policy: leading textile and clothing exporters and key import markets, February 2023
published in Issue 52, February 2023
This latest update of this series of reports contains the most recent comprehensive statistical data, information and insight into global textile and clothing trade. The report identifies key trends, it includes information on textile and clothing deficits and surpluses, and it analyses the trade activities of the world's leading textile and clothing exporting and importing countries and regions. The report presents a wealth of information and it is essential for anyone involved in buying or sourcing textiles and clothing. World textile and clothing trade increased sharply to a record high of US$889 bn in 2021. The world's biggest exporter of textiles in 2021 was China, followed by the EU and India. China was also the world's biggest exporter of clothing, followed by the EU and Bangladesh. Meanwhile, the EU was the world's biggest importer of textiles, followed by the USA, and it was the world's biggest importer of clothing, followed by the USA, Japan and the UK.
List of contents
TEXTILE AND CLOTHING TRADE
Textiles and clothing
TEXTILE AND CLOTHING TRADE DEFICITS AND SURPLUSES
LEADING TEXTILE AND CLOTHING EXPORTERS AND IMPORTERS
Global Apparel Markets provides intelligence, analysis and insight on the global apparel and fashion industries.
What's in it? Each issue contains data and expert analysis on key industry topics, including: artificial intelligence (AI); augmented reality (AR); consumer expenditure; corporate social responsibility (CSR); cotton; denim; environmental sustainability; fibres; imports and exports; key geographical markets; labour law; product innovations; regulation; retail; sourcing; strategy; supply chains; and trade and trade policy.
A single issue of Global Apparel Markets includes:
practical and strategic advice from an industry expert a report on a key geographical market a round-up of the latest product innovations a feature on trade and trade policy comprehensive coverage of the latest business news
An annual subscription to Global Apparel Markets is a cost-effective way to keep informed about trends and developments in the global apparel and fashion industries. Subscriptions are available in printed and/or digital formats. Printed and digital subscribers receive each issue in printed format in addition to a digital PDF file, which is available immediately on publication. Subscribers also receive a complementary digital subscription to Global Apparel Update, delivered directly by email once a month. This free supplement contains essential information on business news and the latest product developments.
Like all Textiles Intelligence publications, Global Apparel Markets is a reliable source of independently sourced business information, and it does not carry advertising.
This is what our customers say:
"We welcome the publication of Global Apparel Markets in joining our mission to communicate the challenges and opportunities facing the world's Textile and Apparel industries to a global audience"
(Michael Duck; Director; APLF Ltd, organisers of Prime Source Forum)