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World textile and apparel trade and production trends: China, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan, December 2015

World textile and apparel trade and production trends: China, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan, December 2015

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: production of textiles and clothing; textile and clothing imports by supplying country; and textile and clothing exports by 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. In China, exports grew in 2014 but they were down during January-April 2015. Production, meanwhile grew in 2014 and during January-September 2015. In Hong Kong, exports were down in 2014 and during January-September 2015, and production was also down in 2014 and during the first half of 2015. In Japan, exports rose in 2014 to reach a six-year high in yen terms, although in US dollar terms exports declined. Furthermore, Japanese imports rose while production fell. In South Korea, exports fell in 2014 and during January-September 2015, and exports from Taiwan were down in 2014 and during January-August 2015.


  • 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
    • Added value
    • 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 China
    • Exports from Taiwan to Vietnam
    • Exports from Taiwan to the USA
    • Exports from Taiwan to Hong Kong
    • Exports from Taiwan to the EU
    • Production
    • Strategy and outlook

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