Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Shipments from China account for 50% of all RMG imports
Shipments from China account for 50% of all RMG imports
14
Jul '08
Total global imports of ready made garments in 2007 amounted to US $6.88 billion of which knit apparels accounted for $3.34 billion and woven apparels $3.53 billion. This helped in registering an overall growth of 11.94 percent with $6.15 billion compared to 2006.

Exports from China dominated all other major countries with a lion's share of more than 50 percent in global apparel exports to Canada. Shipments from China in 2007 total $3.63 billion compared to $3.02 billion in 2006, a growth of 20.22 percent over 2006. Of this knit apparels touched $1.73 billion and woven apparels $1.90 billion.

China was followed by Bangladesh with $441.39 million a growth of only 3.1 percent over 2006. It was followed closely by USA with $395.69 million. USA was one of the few countries which registered a negative growth of 1.24 percent.

India followed at fourth pace in the pecking order with exports of $321.72 million compared to $338.9 million in 2006 a degrowth of 5.07 percent. Knit apparel exports netted $174.06 million and woven apparels with $147.65 million made up the rest.

Mexico with $283.56 million, Cambodia $184.98 million, Italy $179.03 million, Vietnam $154.8 million, Indonesia $150.44 million, Turkey $105.27 million were the other few of the major apparel exporting countries to Canada.

Cambodia recorded the highest growth rate with 44.82 percent followed by Vietnam with 25.42 and China with 20.22 percent.

The countries with negative growth rates in 2007 compared to 2006 were USA 1.24 percent, India 5.07 percent, Mexico 4.34 percent, Thailand 6.28 percent and Hong Kong with a stupendous 16.9 percent.

Click here to see figures.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India


Must ReadView All

Robert Lighthizer speaking at the opening of the ministerial plenary of the 16th Forum of AGOA, in Lome. Courtesy: US Embassy in Togo

Textiles | On 17th Aug 2017

US committed to Africa, Lighthizer tells AGOA forum

The United States and Africa can jointly create a better business...

Textiles | On 17th Aug 2017

Sri Lankan textile exports down 4.1% in May 2017

After showing positive trend for two consecutive months, Sri Lankan...

Courtesy: CBEC

Textiles | On 17th Aug 2017

E-commerce firms need to file monthly statements: CBEC

India’s Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has clarified that ...

Interviews View All

Subhashini Srinivasan
The S Studio

Ethnicwear market will see an upward trend if uniqueness and quality are...

Karan Suratwala
Key Textile Accessories Private Limited

Chinese imports are destroying the supply chain

Darshan Mehta
Infinium Polychem

We are spending double digit figures on R&D

Lynda Kelly
Suominen Corporation

Suominen Corporation is a manufacturer of nonwovens as roll goods for...

Giorgio Mantovani
Corman S.p.A

Giorgio Mantovani, MD of Corman, with a presence in both Milano and New...

Paolo Ocleppo
Sandvik Hyperion

Paolo Ocleppo, Rotary Cutting Segment manager, Sandvik Hyperion discusses...

Ritu Kumar
Label Ritu Kumar

‘Classics will return’ "There are a lot of people wearing western clothes ...

Pranav Mishra
Huemn

Designers Pranav Mishra and Shyma Shetty’s Huemn is known for its...

Madhu Jain
Madhu Jain

She grew up in the walled city of Old Delhi, completed her studies, and...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

August 2017

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

news category


Related Categories:

Planning to Take the Leap towards
Sustainability?

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes No

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes
69.0%
No
17.2%
Skip
13.8%

Total Votes: 29

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes
41.4%
No
37.9%
Skip
20.7%

Total Votes: 29

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes
82.8%
No
6.9%
Skip
10.3%

Total Votes: 29

Thanks for your valuable feedback. Claim your free latest sustainability e-book.

Active Poll

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes
58.6%
No
10.3%
Skip
31.0%

Total Votes: 29


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search



X