Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / China's textile machinery imports decline drastically
China's textile machinery imports decline drastically
Jan '13
Textile machinery imports by China have fallen sharply, while exports have risen marginally during January to November 2012.
China imported textile machinery worth US$ 3.794 billion during the first eleven months of last year, showing a decline of 22.41 percent year-on-year, according to the data from the National Bureau of Statistics.
Chemical fibre machinery accounted for 21.49 percent of all textile machinery imports by China during the period under review. Synthetic fibre machinery imports were worth US$ 815 million, registering a year-on-year growth of 22.63 percent.
Germany, Japan, Italy, Taiwan and Switzerland were the top five textile machinery exporting countries to China during January to November 2012. These five countries together exported US$ 3.296 billion worth of textile machinery, accounting for 86.89 percent of overall Chinese textile machinery imports.
China’s textile imports from Germany registered US$ 1.33 billion, down 14.12 percent year-on-year.
During the same period, China exported textile machinery worth US$ 2.037 billion, showing a marginal growth of 1.18 percent year-on-year.
Knitting machinery exports were valued at US$ 514 million, down 8.37 percent year-on-year, and accounted for 25.23 percent of China’s total textile machinery exports.
Chemical fibre machinery exports from China achieved the highest growth of 62.48 percent during the eleven-month period.
China also exported machinery related to printing, dyeing and finishing, spinning, non-woven fabric, looms, assistive devices and spare parts.
In all, textile machinery from China was imported by 165 countries and regions, with India, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Japan and Pakistan being the top five countries which together purchased 48 percent of all textile machinery exported by China.
China’s textile machinery exports to India were valued at US$ 375 million, down 18.76 percent year-on-year, accounting for 18.43 percent of the total exports.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - China

Must ReadView All

Courtesy: H&M

Apparel/Garments | On 30th Mar 2017

H&M group's sales increase 7% in 3 months to Feb '17

The H&M group's sales including VAT amounted to SEK 54,369 million...

Textiles | On 30th Mar 2017

Vietnam’s textile & garment exports earn $4bn in Jan-Feb

Vietnam earned $4 billion from textile and garment exports in the...

Textiles | On 30th Mar 2017

India Inc should work for July 1 GST roll out: Fin sec

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) will take India into a very exciting ...

Interviews View All

Kaizad Hansotia

Competition is the best thing that can happen to a startup

Janak Dhamanwala & Sunil Dhamanwala

Moving towards sustainability is also a social change

Rahuul Jashnani

‘Online economy has changed the whole dynamics of buying habits.’

Eamonn Tighe
Nature Works LLC

Eamonn Tighe, Fibres and Nonwovens - Business Development Manager of...

Ashok Desai
Bombay Textile Research Association

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

Larry L Kinn
Suominen Corporation

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

Ritu Kumar
Label Ritu Kumar

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

Pranav Mishra

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

Igor Chapurin

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

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

March 2017

March 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