Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Japanese apparel imports from 'China Plus One' rise
Japanese apparel imports from 'China Plus One' rise
Oct '12
Japanese imports of apparels from ‘China Plus One’ countries, including Indonesia, Vietnam and Bangladesh, have grown sharply during August 2012.
In August, Japan’s total garment imports declined by 1.8 percent year-on-year to 230,867 million yen, according to the data compiled by Japan Textiles Importers Association, based on the figures released by the Ministry of Finance.
Volume-wise, too, Japanese garment imports decreased by 7.9 percent year-on-year to 360.55 million units during the month.
Japanese clothing imports from Indonesia surged by 50.1 percent year-on-year to 5,156 million yen, while those from Vietnam leaped by 23.7 percent year-on-year to 15,803 million yen.
Among the other ‘China Plus One’ countries, Japanese clothing imports from Bangladesh and Myanmar increased by 28.4 percent y-o-y and 16.3 percent year-on-year to 3,719 million yen and 3,207 million yen, respectively.
However, China continues to be the largest apparel exporter to Japan. During the month under review, Japan imported 181,525 million yen worth of garments from China, registering a fall of 5.6 percent y-o-y. Volume-wise too, the import of Chinese apparels by Japan dropped 11.4 percent y-o-y to 300.06 million units.
During the month, Japanese apparel imports from Thailand were worth 2,232 million yen, down 2.7 percent y-o-y, and garment imports from India dipped 17.7 percent y-o-y to 1,192 million yen.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 7th Dec 2016

New Texprocil chairman bats for increased UPI adoption

Ujwal Lahoti, the new Cotton Textile Export Promotion Council...

RBI Governor Urjit Patel addressing a press conference. Courtesy: Youtube

Textiles | On 7th Dec 2016

Defying expectations, RBI keeps repo rate unchanged

Defying market expectations, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of...

The new OJ 59/1 B. Courtesy: Karl Mayer

Textiles | On 7th Dec 2016

Karl Mayer unveils new LACE.EXPRESS model for apparel

Germany’s leading textile machinery firm, Karl Mayer, has launched a...

Interviews View All

Pinkesh Jain
Everflow Petrofils Ltd

‘An innovative technology which India needs desperately is the...

Milind Khandwe
Hindoostan Innovation Centre

‘Modern technical textile is an indispensable tool for science and...

Dharmendra Shah
Ozone PB Spintex Limited

‘We have made huge investments to ensure quality yarn production.’

Iago Castro Asensio
RCfil Distribuciones S.L.

Iago Castro Asensio, International Business Manager of RCfil...

Kai Poehler
Voith Paper GmbH & Co. KG

The glass mat industry is growing by five to eight per cent annually. Kai...

Silke Brand-Kirsch
Schlegel und Partner

Silke Brand-Kirsch, executive partner of Schlegel und Partner, a leading...

Jay Ramrakhiani
Occasions Elegance Wear

It is believed that by early 19th century, Varanasi weavers had moved away ...

Igor Chapurin

"Now we can see the Russian trend in international fashion. And Russian...

Bani Batra

Bani Batra’s couture wedding collection is inspired by traditional Indian...

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

December 2016

December 2016

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


Browse Our Archives


Advanced Search