China's apparel and clothing accessories import composed US $1.14 billion in January-August, 2006, increasing 18.2 percent from the same period of last year, according to the Customs.
China's top five suppliers for apparel and clothing accessories are Hong Kong, EU, Macao, Japan and South Korea, with an aggregate from the top five accounting for 78.5 percent of the whole country's import.
Four of the suppliers posted gains in China's import with Macao and Hong Kong showing a faster growth of 18.5 percent and 57 percent respectively, but Japan's export to China fell 11.4 percent.
China's top five importers for apparel and clothing accessories are Guangdong, Shanghai, Liaoning, Jiangsu and Beijing, the summation from the top five possessed 88.8 percent of the country's total import.
Among which the share of Guangdong alone seized 55.8 percent. Both gains from Guangdong and Beijing exceeded 20 percent, while Jiangsu's import subdued.
Fibre2fashion, News Desk - China