Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / A bird's view of the textile & garment industry
A bird's view of the textile & garment industry
21
Jun '08
The sixth largest textile producer in the world, the textile and garment industry of Brazil had registered revenues of US$ 34.6 billion in 2007, corresponding to 3.5 per cent of the GDP. This figure represents an increase of almost 5 per cent compared to the previous year. Exports correspond to US $ 2.4 billion

Investments in machinery, equipment, technology, design and research have ranged around US$ 1 billion per year.

The 30,000 odd Brazilian companies that compromise the sector employ 1.65 million persons. The textile industry is the second largest employer of the economy.

The State of Santa Catarina alone has 7,241 textile companies employing around 280 thousand employees. It is one of the main textile hubs of the Brazilian textile industry and is home to the major manufacturer's home textiles, knitted fabrics and garments.

Instituto de Estudos e Marketing Industrial (Industrial Studies and Marketing Institute) has carried out a study on the industry across Brazil. The industry as whole compromises of

. Spinning mills - 383
. Weaving mills - 593
. Knitting mills - 2,421
. Finishing companies - 723
. Garment manufacturers - 18,884
. Home textiles - 1,157
. Hosiery and complements - 1,101
. Other textile products - 756

Fibre2fashion News Desk - Brazil

Must ReadView All

Apparel/Garments | On 18th Jan 2017

Government considering 100% FDI in single brand retail

The Government of India is looking at allowing 100 per cent foreign...

Courtesy: Walmart

Apparel/Garments | On 18th Jan 2017

Walmart to create 34,000 new jobs in the US

The world’s biggest retailer and also the biggest US private sector...

Courtesy: UN Department of Public Information

Textiles | On 18th Jan 2017

World economy expanded by just 2.2% in 2016: UN

The world economy expanded by just 2.2 per cent in 2016, the slowest...

Interviews View All

Rahuul Jashnani
Jashn

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

Viral Desai
Zenitex Mill Pvt Ltd

Full of green energy

Amrit Sethia
SOIE

‘The intimatewear category in India is slowly becoming trend-sensitive.’

Mark Paterson
Technical Absorbents Ltd

Mark Paterson, R&D manager of Technical Absorbents Ltd talks about Super...

Lynda Kelly
Suominen Corporation

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

Urs Stalder
Sanitized AG

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

Ritu Kumar
Label Ritu Kumar

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

Mike Hoffman
Gildan Activewear SRL

Gildan Activewear, a manufacturer and marketer of branded clothing and...

Yash P. Kotak
Bombay Hemp Company

One of the directors of Bombay Hemp Company, Yash P. Kotak, speaks to...

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
January 2017

January 2017

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

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


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