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Japan's apparel imports grow 21.4% in August'13
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Oct '13
The value of apparel imports made by Japan in August 2013 increased by 21.4 percent year-on-year to 280,732 million yen, according to a Japan Textile Importers Association data based on the Ministry of Finance trade statistics.
 
By volume, Japan’s apparel imports increased by 2.9 percent year-on-year to 371.059 million units, according to the report, Asiantex.com reported.
 
August was the fifth consecutive month when Japan’s apparel imports increased both in terms of value and volume.
 
China was the largest supplier of apparel to Japan in August with 300.513 million units, almost same as the quantity supplied during the corresponding period of last year. The value of Japan’s apparel imports from China rose by 16.5 percent to 211,992 million yen, during the month. 
 
Japan’s garment imports from Asean nations shot up by 45.3 percent to 41,681 million yen in August, while volume grew by 19.4 percent to 50.639 million units. Among Asean countries, Japan’s clothing imports from Cambodia, Thailand, Indonesia and Myanmar showed an increase.
 
However, apparel imports from Cambodia were noticeable as they increased substantially by 167.7 percent to 3,271 million yen, and by 116.1 percent in volume to 3.827 million units.
 
In 2012, Japan’s total clothing imports were valued at US$ 32.073 billion, compared to imports of US$ 31.110 billion and US$ 25.262 billion made in 2011 and 2010 respectively, according to relevant data.
 

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India


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