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World textile and apparel trade and production trends: China, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan, July 2018

World textile and apparel trade and production trends: China, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan, July 2018

This latest edition of our flagship series of reports contains statistical data, information and insight into the textile and apparel industries in China, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan. The report identifies important trends, and includes information on: textile and clothing production; textile and clothing imports by importing country and supplying country; and textile and clothing exports by exporting country and destination country. It also discusses industry strategy in each of these countries and provides an outlook for the future. The report presents a wealth of information, and is essential for anyone who is considering sourcing from, selling to or investing in China, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan and their export markets. China continued to be the world's largest producer and exporter of textiles and clothing in 2017 but its share of world textile and clothing exports remained static. In Japan and Taiwan, textile and clothing exports rose but production fell while in South Korea textile and clothing imports remained more or less unchanged compared with a year earlier. In Hong Kong, however, domestic exports and re-exports continued to decline, and so did production.


  • SUMMARY
  • CHINA
    • EXPORTS
    • Export markets
      • Exports from China to the EU
      • Exports from China to the USA
      • Exports from China to Japan
      • Exports from China to Hong Kong
      • Exports from China to Canada
    • PRODUCTION
    • DOMESTIC RETAIL SALES
    • STRATEGY AND OUTLOOK
  • HONG KONG
    • EXPORTS AND RE-EXPORTS
    • EXPORT MARKETS
      • Exports from Hong Kong to the USA
      • Exports from Hong Kong to China
      • Exports from Hong Kong to the EU
      • Exports from Hong Kong to other markets
    • IMPORTS
    • PRODUCTION
    • STRATEGY AND OUTLOOK
  • JAPAN
    • EXPORTS
    • Export markets
      • Exports from Japan to China
      • Exports from Japan to other Asian markets
      • Exports from Japan to the EU
      • Exports from Japan to the USA
    • DOMESTIC SALES
    • PRODUCTION
    • IMPORTS
    • STRATEGY AND OUTLOOK
  • SOUTH KOREA
    • EXPORTS
    • EXPORT MARKETS
      • Exports from South Korea to Vietnam
      • Exports from South Korea to China
      • Exports from South Korea to the EU
      • Exports from South Korea to the USA
      • Exports from South Korea to other markets
    • PRODUCTION
    • STRATEGY AND OUTLOOK
  • TAIWAN
    • EXPORTS
    • Export markets
      • Exports from Taiwan to Vietnam
      • Exports from Taiwan to China
      • Exports from Taiwan to the USA
      • Exports from Taiwan to Hong Kong
      • Exports from Taiwan to Indonesia
      • Exports from Taiwan to the EU
    • PRODUCTION
    • STRATEGY AND OUTLOOK

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