Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Exports of clothing from Guangdong fall, textiles grow
Exports of clothing from Guangdong fall, textiles grow
Dec '08
According to statistics released by the General Administration of Customs on December 22, from January-November 2008, Guangdong textile and garment exports (including textile yarn, fabrics, apparel and clothing accessories) registered US $30.8 billion, down 19.7 percent year-on-year, of which, exports of clothing and accessories were $22.7 billion, down 26.8 percent and shipments of textiles were $8.1 billion, an increase of 10 percent.

From January to November 2008, textile and garment exports from Guangdong Province in the form of general trade achieved $16.77 billion, down 33 percent and accounted for 54.5 percent of textile and garment export value over the same period while exports in the form of processing trade fetched $12.3 billion, an increase of 0.2 percent and thereby accounting for 39.9 percent of overall shipments.

From January to November 2008, textile and garment exports from Guangdong Province to Hong Kong touched $9.93 billion, down 12.8 percent; exports to the EU marked $5.82 billion, up 77.3 percent; exports to the United States realized $3.81 billion, down 14.9 percent and exports to ASEAN achieved $2.22 billion, down 36.2 percent.

Exports to the above-mentioned four main export markets together amounted to $21.79 billion and accounted for 70.8 percent in value of textile and garment export value over the same period.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - China

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 1st May 2017

FESPA to showcase digital, screen, textile industries

Stage is set for FESPA 2017 at the Hamburg Messe, Germany during May...

Textiles | On 30th Apr 2017

Government revamping tech mission on cotton

Indian Government is working to revamp the technology mission on...

Apparel/Garments | On 30th Apr 2017

Columbia Sportswear records Q1 net sales of $543.8 mn

Columbia Sportswear Company has announced record net sales of $543.8...

Interviews View All

Milind Khandwe
Hindoostan Innovation Centre

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

Ghanshyam Ghoghari
Kimora Fashion

Bridalwear is not about reds and whites anymore

Veronique Lee

‘Sustainable fashion is trending upwards, slowly but surely, as people...

Larry L Kinn
Suominen Corporation

Larry L Kinn, Senior Vice President - Operations Americas of Suominen...

Lynda Kelly
Suominen Corporation

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

Johan Berlin
InvestKonsult Sweden AB

Investkonsult Sweden AB has been buying and selling second-hand textile...

Sanjukta Dutta
Sanjukta's Studio

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

Madhu Jain
Madhu Jain

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

Sonam & Paras Modi

Sonam and Paras Modi's Sva Couture is synonymous with head-turning...

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


news category

Related Categories:
April 2017

April 2017

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


Browse Our Archives


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