Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Myanmar garment exports post impressive figures

Myanmar garment exports post impressive figures

22
May '12
The exports of apparels from the Southeast Asian nation of Myanmar have registered an impressive growth and were worth US$ 770 million in 2011, as per the figures released by the Myanmar Garment Manufacturers Association (MGMA).

However, the clothing exports fell short of the 2001 record of US$ 829 million, the highest earning achieved by Myanmar garment exports so far.

Myanmar traditionally exports its apparels to Japan, South Korea, Germany and other European countries. But in recent years, the country has widened its export markets to include countries like Argentina, Brazil, South Africa and Turkey.

Japan accounted for the largest share of Myanmarese clothing exports in 2011 with exports valued at US$ 348 million, a phenomenal 90 percent growth over its exports worth US$ 183 million achieved in 2010.

South Korea turned out to be the second largest destination for Myanmarese garments and the country imported US$ 232 million worth of apparel items last year, showing a rise of 87 percent over its 2010 figure of US$ 124 million.

Garments are mainly produced in nearly 150 manufacturing units located in Rangoon, the largest city in Myanmar.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India


Must ReadView All

Pic: Shutterstock

Apparel/Garments | On 24th Feb 2020

BGMEA seeks bank assistance scheme to face virus impact

The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association...

Pic: Shutterstock

Apparel/Garments | On 24th Feb 2020

Uzbekistan 3rd biggest garment exporter to Kazakhstan

Uzbekistan exported 10,000 tonnes of apparel to Kazakhstan in 2019,...

Pic: Riddell

Apparel/Garments | On 24th Feb 2020

Riddell sells part of apparel business to BSN Sports

Riddell, leader in football helmet technology, has sold certain...

Interviews View All

Footwear industry, Head honchos

Footwear industry
Head honchos

There is rising demand for fancy, trendy and yet comfortable footwear

Manuj Terapanthi, Texaura

Manuj Terapanthi
Texaura

Transparent supply chain and fair trade will boost sustainable market

Anshul Sood, Oceedee

Anshul Sood
Oceedee

‘Indian footwear market is nascent and largely a trend follower’

Jos Notermans,

Jos Notermans

SPGPrints is a global provider of integrated solutions for rotary screen...

Umang Banthia,

Umang Banthia

Established in 2005, SL Banthia Textiles manufactures coated fabrics....

Liz Manning,

Liz Manning

<div><b>Liz Manning</b>, Business Development Manager at Catexel, has...

Pierre Wiertz, EDANA

Pierre Wiertz
EDANA

EDANA, the international association serving the nonwovens and related...

Michael Jaenecke, Messe Frankfurt

Michael Jaenecke
Messe Frankfurt

From May 14 to 17, international exhibitors will present the entire...

Wolfgang Plasser, Lenzing AG

Wolfgang Plasser
Lenzing AG

The Lenzing Group is an international company headquartered in Austria...

Anisha Chaudhari, Threads & Shirts

Anisha Chaudhari
Threads & Shirts

Threads &amp; Shirts is a freshly-tailored concept providing men/women a...

Sneha Arora, Label Sneha Arora

Sneha Arora
Label Sneha Arora

Sneha Arora, an alumnus of National Institute of Fashion Technology,...

Seema Agrawal, Artisan Saga

Seema Agrawal
Artisan Saga

Artisan Saga, founded by Kaushik Rajani and Seema Agrawal, is an online...

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

Leave your Comments


February 2020

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


Advanced Search