Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Japan's apparel imports from Asia grow significantly
Japan's apparel imports from Asia grow significantly
Aug '11
Japan's apparel imports from Asian countries, especially from South and Southeast Asia, have grown significantly during the first half of current year, as per the figures of the Japan Textiles Importers Association, compiled on the basis of the provisional data supplied by Ministry of Finance.

The country's total apparel imports rose to 1,002,197 million yen during the first six months of 2011, registering an increase of 10.9 percent over the corresponding period in 2010. The volume of total apparel imports also showed a year-on-year increase of 4.8 percent to 1,943.75 million units.

China stood to be the largest apparel supplier to Japan during the six-month period. While apparel imports from China showing a year-on-year increase of 8.5 percent amounted to 814,938 million yen, quantity-wise, they grew by 1.9 percent to 1,668.39 million units.

Among the South Asian countries, Bangladesh and India were the countries which exported more apparel to Japan during January-June 2011. Apparel imports from Bangladesh rose volume-wise by 21.1 percent to 31 million units and value-wise by 28.4 percent to 11,800 million yen. From India, apparel imports increased value-wise by 19.6 percent to 12,839 million yen and quantity-wise by 19.7 percent to 23.13 million units.

Indonesia and Vietnam were among the Southeast Asian countries which exported more apparel to Japan during the review period. Japanese apparel imports from Indonesia jumped 72.2 percent value-wise and were worth 12,877 million yen, while volume-wise the imports climbed 74.1 percent to 30.39 million units. Apparel imports from Vietnam saw 37.7 percent growth in volume to 85.58 million units.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

Must ReadView All

US commerce department finds dumping of low melt PSF

Textiles | On 20th Jun 2018

US commerce department finds dumping of low melt PSF

The US department of commerce (USDC) has announced affirmative final...

Courtesy: Aditya Birla

Textiles | On 20th Jun 2018

'Growth of VSF yarn industry is difficult'

Growth for the viscose filament yarn (VSF) yarn industry is...

Comfort USP of Sensitive Fabrics range of Eurojersey Spa

Apparel/Garments | On 20th Jun 2018

Comfort USP of Sensitive Fabrics range of Eurojersey Spa

Italian company Eurojersey Spa will present in 2019 new embossing...

Interviews View All

Manuj Terapanthi

Transparent supply chain and fair trade will boost sustainable market

Top executives
Fashion houses, India

With technology, it has become easier to ensure IPR

Shiladitya K Joshi
Truetzschler India Private Limited

India ITME provides a platform to interact with our stakeholders

Tejas N Patel, Navin D Patel

Founded in 1999 by Navin Patel in the name of Tejas Fabrics with 100...

Harsh Shah

Fynd is the central online shopping destination for fashion, offering...

Hardik Sanghvi

Idealin Fogging Systems has been engaged in designing and manufacturing...

Suresh Patel
Sidwin Fabric

Sidwin Fabric is a manufacturer and exporter of polypropylene textiles and ...

Mark Paterson
Technical Absorbents Ltd

Mark Paterson, R&D manager of Technical Absorbents Ltd talks about Super...

Steve Cole
Xerium Technologies

Steve Cole of Xerium Technologies discusses the industry. Xerium is the...

Amiben Shroff

From its modest beginning in the late 1960s, Shrujan has grown into a...

Wendell Rodricks
Wendell Rodricks

"We should not compare India and the West. There are things we do that...

Sanjukta Dutta
Sanjukta's Studio

<b>Sanjukta Dutta</b> creates unique garments by clubbing prints of...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


Letter To Editor

(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies


Leave your Comments

June 2018

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category

Related Categories:

Advanced Search