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World Textile and Apparel Trade and Production Trends: the EU, May 2015

World Textile and Apparel Trade and Production Trends: the EU, May 2015

This 2015 edition of our flagship series of reports contains statistical data, information and insight into the textile and apparel industries in the EU. The report identifies important trends and includes information on: production of textiles and clothing; textile and clothing imports by supplying country; textile and clothing exports by destination country; and textile and clothing trade balances. It also analyses trade and production activities in each EU member state and provides an outlook. The report presents a wealth of information and is essential for anyone who is considering sourcing from, selling to or investing in the EU and its leading supplying countries and export markets. During 2014, textile production in the EU increased but clothing production declined to its lowest level in several years. Exports of textiles and clothing to countries outside the EU increased in value and volume, and there was an increase in EU textile and clothing imports. Also, there were increases in the average prices of clothing imports from 14 of the leading 20 clothing supplying countries. However, there were declines in the average prices of textile imports from 13 of the leading 20 supplying countries.


  • SUMMARY
  • EU: GENERAL ECONOMIC TRENDS
    • GDP growth
    • Consumer price inflation
    • Private consumption
    • Consumer expenditure on clothing and footwear
    • Currency exchange rates
  • EU: PRODUCTION OF TEXTILES AND CLOTHING
    • Textile production
    • Clothing production
  • EU: TEXTILE AND CLOTHING IMPORT TRENDS
    • Textile and clothing imports
      • Table EU28: imports of fibres, textiles and clothing, by value, 2012-14 (Euro mn)
    • Textile imports
    • Clothing imports
  • EU: TEXTILE AND CLOTHING IMPORTS BY SUPPLYING COUNTRY
    • Textile and clothing imports
    • Textile imports
      • Table EU textile imports from outside the EU by leading suppliers, by value and by volume, 2013 and 2014
    • Clothing imports
      • Table EU clothing imports from outside the EU by leading suppliers, by value and by volume, 2013 and 2014
  • EU: TEXTILE AND CLOTHING EXPORT TRENDS
    • Textile and clothing exports
    • Textile exports
      • Table EU28: exports of fibres, textiles and clothing, by value, 2012-14 (Euro mn)
    • Clothing exports
  • EU: TEXTILE AND CLOTHING EXPORTS BY DESTINATION COUNTRY
    • Textile and clothing exports
    • Textile exports
      • Table EU textile exports to countries outside the EU by leading destination market, by value and by volume, 2013 and 2014
    • Clothing exports
      • Table EU clothing exports to countries outside the EU by leading destination market, by value and by volume, 2013 and 2014
  • EU: TEXTILE AND CLOTHING TRADE BALANCE
  • EU: TRENDS IN TEXTILE AND CLOTHING PRODUCTION AND TRADE BY MEMBER STATE
    • Austria
      • Textiles
    • Clothing
    • Belgium
      • Textiles
    • Clothing
    • Bulgaria
      • Textiles
    • Clothing
    • Croatia
      • Textiles
    • Clothing
    • Cyprus
      • Textiles
    • Clothing
    • Czech Republic
      • Textiles
    • Clothing
    • Denmark
      • Textiles
    • Clothing
    • Estonia
      • Textiles
    • Clothing
    • Finland
      • Textiles
    • Clothing
    • France
      • Textiles
    • Clothing
    • Germany
      • Textiles
    • Clothing
    • Greece
      • Textiles
    • Clothing
    • Hungary
      • Textiles
    • Clothing
    • Ireland
      • Textiles
    • Clothing
    • Italy
      • Textiles
    • Clothing
    • Latvia
      • Textiles
    • Clothing
    • Lithuania
      • Textiles
    • Clothing
    • Luxembourg
      • Textiles
    • Clothing
    • Malta
      • Textiles
    • Clothing
    • Netherlands
      • Textiles
    • Clothing
    • Poland
      • Textiles
    • Clothing
    • Portugal
      • Textiles
    • Clothing
    • Romania
      • Textiles
    • Clothing
    • Slovakia
      • Textiles
    • Clothing
    • Slovenia
      • Textiles
    • Clothing
    • Spain
      • Textiles
    • Clothing
    • Sweden
      • Textiles
    • Clothing
    • UK
      • Textiles
    • Clothing
  • OUTLOOK AND CONCLUSIONS
  • STATISTICAL APPENDIX
    • Table EU textile and clothing imports from other EU countries by importing member state, by value, 2013 and 2014 (Euro '000)
    • Table EU textile and clothing exports to other EU countries by exporting member state, by value, 2013 and 2014 (Euro '000)
    • Table EU textile and clothing imports from countries outside the EU by importing member state, by value, 2013 and 2014 (Euro '000)
    • Table EU textile and clothing exports to countries outside the EU by exporting member state, by value, 2013 and 2014 (Euro '000)

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