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Trade andTrade Policy: Clothing Imports, Consumer Expenditure and Trends in Five Emerging Markets: Egypt, India, Mexico, Qatar and Vietnam, 2016

Trade andTrade Policy: Clothing Imports, Consumer Expenditure and Trends in Five Emerging Markets: Egypt, India, Mexico, Qatar and Vietnam, 2016

This report provides vital data and analysis of trends in national, regional and world clothing imports and consumer expenditure on clothing and footwear. The report focuses in particular on clothing imports, consumer expenditure and trends in five key emerging markets, namely Egypt, India, Mexico, Qatar and Vietnam. World clothing imports reached a record high in 2014, according to the latest global data. There was strong growth in imports into several markets, including China, Mexico, the Netherlands, the Philippines, Poland, Qatar, Slovakia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam. However, consumer expenditure on clothing and footwear in 2014 is estimated to have grown only slowly in most of the major economies, and in 2015 it is estimated to have declined in the majority of countries. Nevertheless, growth is predicted for almost all the major economies in the three years to 2019.


  • SUMMARY
  • INTRODUCTION
    • Clothing imports
      • Table World clothing imports by region and selected fast growing import markets, 2005-14 (US$ mn)
    • Consumer expenditure on clothing and footwear
      • Table Consumer expenditure on clothing and footwear, selected markets, 2014-19 (US$ mn) Annual
  • REGIONAL TRENDS IN CLOTHING IMPORTS AND CONSUMER EXPENDITURE ON CLOTHING AND FOOTWEAR
    • North America
    • Consumer expenditure on clothing and footwear
    • South America
    • Consumer expenditure on clothing and footwear
    • Europe
    • Consumer expenditure on clothing and footwear
    • Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)
    • Consumer expenditure on clothing and footwear
    • The Middle East
    • Consumer expenditure on clothing and footwear
    • Africa
    • Consumer expenditure on clothing and footwear
    • Asia and Oceania
    • Consumer expenditure on clothing and footwear
  • EGYPT: TRENDS IN CLOTHING IMPORTS AND CONSUMER EXPENDITURE ON CLOTHING AND FOOTWEAR
    • Imports by leading supplier
      • Table Egypt: clothing imports by leading supplier, 2005-14 (US$ mn)
  • INDIA: TRENDS IN CLOTHING IMPORTS AND CONSUMER EXPENDITURE ON CLOTHING AND FOOTWEAR
    • Imports by leading supplier
      • Table India: clothing imports by leading supplier, 2005-14 (US$ mn)
  • MEXICO: TRENDS IN CLOTHING IMPORTS AND CONSUMER EXPENDITURE ON CLOTHING AND FOOTWEAR
    • Imports by leading supplier
      • Table Mexico: clothing imports by leading supplier, 2005-14 (US$ mn)
  • QATAR: TRENDS IN CLOTHING IMPORTS AND CONSUMER EXPENDITURE ON CLOTHING AND FOOTWEAR
    • Imports by leading supplier
      • Table Qatar: clothing imports by leading supplier, 2005-14 (US$ mn)
  • VIETNAM: TRENDS IN CLOTHING IMPORTS AND CONSUMER EXPENDITURE ON CLOTHING AND FOOTWEAR
    • Imports by leading supplier
      • Table Vietnam: clothing imports by leading supplier, 2005-14 (US$ mn)
  • STATISTICAL APPENDIX
    • Table The world's leading clothing importers, 1980-2014

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