Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / ASEAN textile & clothing exports slip in 2012 – Report
ASEAN textile & clothing exports slip in 2012 – Report
20
Jul '13
Textile and clothing exports from member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) declined sharply in 2012, according to Textiles Intelligence.

The main causes were declines in exports to the USA and the EU, although the overall trends masked significant variations in export performances between Asean member countries.

The worst performing country was the Philippines, where clothing exports declined by 17.0%. Malaysian textile and clothing exports were down by 12.4%, Thai textile and clothing exports by 12.2% and Indonesian textile and clothing exports by 6.3%.

There were some bright spots, however, with Cambodian textile and clothing exports up by 8.7% and Vietnamese textile and clothing exports up by a similar 8.5%.

The declines in textile and clothing exports from Malaysia and Thailand reflected sharp declines in exports to the EU and the USA. However, both countries are less dependent on these two markets than are most of their Asean counterparts, and their exports to other markets were, for the most part, buoyant.

Indonesian textile and clothing exports to the USA and the EU also declined but sales were buoyed by domestic demand, which continued to surge.

In the Philippines, the decline in clothing exports was due to lower demand in the USA and most other foreign markets. Sales in the EU market, by contrast, increased.

Sales of Cambodian textiles and clothing in the EU market surged by 32.4% following the EU’s decision to relax the rules of origin of its Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) scheme. Sales in the US market, however, fell by 2.0%.

Vietnamese textile and clothing exports, meanwhile, seemed to be unaffected as the industry posted growth in sales in the EU, the USA and Japan, as well as several other countries, including China, Russia and South Korea.

Textile Intelligence


Must ReadView All

Courtesy: BekaertDeslee

Textiles | On 23rd Oct 2017

BekaertDeslee to expand North American facility

BekaertDeslee, one of the largest manufacturer of mattress textiles...

Courtesy: A&E

Textiles | On 23rd Oct 2017

A&E unveils Magic using Repreve sewing thread

American & Efird (A&E), a leading developer of industrial and...

Courtesy: Messe Frankfurt

Textiles | On 23rd Oct 2017

Over 4,000 exhibitors attend Intertextile Shanghai 2017

Another successful Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics has wrapped...

Interviews View All

Binoy Ravjani
Hero's Fashion

‘One of the recent trends in hand block printing is the indigo process,...

Smita Murarka
Amanté

‘There is huge demand in the Indian lingerie market for non-wired styles.’

Headhonchos
Indian fashion industry

Organic the first choice of any environment-conscious person

Abhishek Pachauri

Reckon Industries adapts latest systems for manufacturing from designing...

Ravindra Jain, Ashish Baid

Oswal Prints Private Limited has been manufacturing and exporting ethnic...

C Dhandayuthapani

MAG Solvics Private Limited was established in 1991 to design and develop...

Marcel Alberts
Eurofibers

Coating at a fibre level is a practice not usually seen in the...

Johan Berlin
InvestKonsult Sweden AB

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

Kevin Nelson
TissueGen

Kevin Nelson, Chief Scientific Officer, TissueGen discusses the growing...

Nisha Chanda
Whistling Woods International School of Fashion

<div>A lack of upgraded courses in costume designing and fashion as per...

Sanjukta Dutta
Sanjukta's Studio

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

Rupa Sood and Sharan Apparao
Nayaab

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

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

October 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
76.1%
No
12.7%
Skip
11.3%

Total Votes: 71

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
62.0%
No
28.2%
Skip
9.9%

Total Votes: 71

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
85.9%
No
9.9%
Skip
4.2%

Total Votes: 71

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
76.1%
No
11.3%
Skip
12.7%

Total Votes: 71


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