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

India's garment exports up 24.93% in September 2017

Textiles | On 16th Oct 2017

India's garment exports up 24.93% in September 2017

The exports of readymade garments from India in September 2017 was...

Low GST rate on zari will generate jobs for women: SRTEPC

Textiles | On 16th Oct 2017

Low GST rate on zari will generate jobs for women: SRTEPC

There will be a rise in the employment for women with the slash in...

Consumers may suffer if no assurance to EU workers in UK

Apparel/Garments | On 16th Oct 2017

Consumers may suffer if no assurance to EU workers in UK

Consumers may suffer if the British Government does not quickly offer ...

Interviews View All

Rahul Bhadani
Looksgud

Navigating through catalogues is a bit hasslesome

Arvind Saraf
Triveni Sarees

e-Commerce is still evolving fast with constant flux and surprises

Stefan Warnaar
Peak to Plateau

People are willing to pay for quality and performance

Rikesh Mistry

Jupiter Comtex Pvt Ltd, established in 1973, started its textile machinery ...

Ravindra Jain, Ashish Baid

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

Nitesh Mittal

Kusumgar Corporates is a leading manufacturer of technical textiles and...

Giorgio Mantovani
Corman S.p.A

Giorgio Mantovani, MD of Corman, with a presence in both Milano and New...

Urs Stalder
Sanitized AG

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

Iago Castro Asensio
RCfil Distribuciones S.L.

Iago Castro Asensio, International Business Manager of RCfil...

Rupa Sood and Sharan Apparao
Nayaab

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

Divvya and Nidhhi Gambhir
Walnut

<b>Divvya and Nidhhi Gambhir</b> started their career with the launch of...

Tony Ward
Tony Ward

"You have to truly understand what your client wants, know her needs, what ...

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
76.9%
No
13.8%
Skip
9.2%

Total Votes: 65

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
61.5%
No
27.7%
Skip
10.8%

Total Votes: 65

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
84.6%
No
10.8%
Skip
4.6%

Total Votes: 65

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
73.8%
No
12.3%
Skip
13.8%

Total Votes: 65


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