Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Chinese silk garment exports down in 2010
Chinese silk garment exports down in 2010
Dec '10
China's exports of silk garments realized 65.79 million sets from January to October this year, down 10.1 percent year on year and amounted to US $918 million, down 5 percent year on year.

Average unit price was US $ 13.96 / set, an increase of 5.67 percent year on year. Exports of silk garments accounted for 69.7 percent of China's total exports of manufactured silk goods, 35.42 percent of silk merchandise, 0.87 percent of garment exports.

Exports to major markets fell across the board, with those to Hong Kong falling by 3.89 percent, the smallest drop, and those to UK dipping by 17.82 percent, the largest decline.

The top five export markets of silk garments were United States, Hong Kong, Japan, Italy and United Kingdom.

Exports to the United States stood at 28.56 million sets from January to October, amount was US $385 million, down 10.56 percent and 4.66 percent, respectively, year on year; average unit price was US $ 13.5 / set, an increase of 6.6 percent year on year, the average unit price was slightly higher than the average level of China's global exports. Export volume and amount formed a market share of 43.14 percent and 41.97 percent, respectively.

Exports to Hong Kong were 8.01 million sets, down 3.89 percent year on year and value +touched $87.21 million, an increase of 4.63 percent. The average unit price was $10.89 / set, a rise of 8.86 percent. The average unit price was the lowest among major markets. Volume and value constituted an export market share of 12.17 percent and 9.5 percent, respectively.

Shipments to UK reached 4.23 million sets and amount registered $56.34 million, down 17.82 percent and 24.47 percent, respectively, year on year. The average unit price was US $13.29 / set, down 8.1 percent. Volume and amount to the UK, seized an export market share of 6.44 percent and 6.13 percent, respectively.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - China

Must ReadView All

Courtesy: American Apparel

Apparel/Garments | On 25th Feb 2017

Gildan to make some American Apparel products outside US

Gildan Activewear, which recently acquired US fashion brand American...

Courtesy: Kolon Sport

Apparel/Garments | On 25th Feb 2017

Kolon Sport to set up JV with ANTA for Chinese market

Kolon Sport, an outdoor gear and clothing brand of Korea based Kolon...

Designer Karishma Jumani with Niraj Jawanjal, founder and director of IIFW. Courtesy: IIFW

Textiles | On 25th Feb 2017

IIFW to bring together premium lingerie brands

India Intimate fashion Week (IIFW), dedicated to showcasing the...

Interviews View All

Anvita Mehra
Confidential Couture

‘It is going to take some time for Indian buyers to get accustomed to...

Krishnanand Tripathi
Textrade International Ltd

We believe in vocational education for entry-level employees, offering...

Amit Jain
Shingora Textiles Ltd

‘In terms of fabric, the fastest growing category for us is a blend of...

Ashok Desai
Bombay Textile Research Association

Bombay Textile Research Association (BTRA) is a leading name in textile...

Urs Stalder
Sanitized AG

Urs Stalder, CEO, Sanitized AG, talks about the increasing use of hygiene...

Kerem Durdag
Biovation II LLC

Kerem Durdag, CEO, Biovation II LLC, provides an insight into future...

Wendell Rodricks
Wendell Rodricks

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

Rupa Sood and Sharan Apparao

Nayaab, an exhibition meant to celebrate Indian weaves, is in its second...

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


Letter To Editor

(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies

February 2017

February 2017

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


Browse Our Archives


Subscribe today and get the latest News update in your mail box.
Advanced Search