In 2007, the textile and apparel industry of Vietnam earned nearly US $465.21 million from exports of shirts, representing a year–on–year growth of 11.52 percent, according to official sources of MOIT.
In this period, among the top export products, shirts acquired the fourth place, accounting for 5.98 percent of total textile and apparel exports value.
By the end of the last year, around 95 countries across the world, purchased shirts manufactured by Vietnamese enterprises and among them, the US emerged as their biggest client.
In 2007, gain from the US market reached $204.25 million, expressing a year–on–year rise of 18.67 percent and accounting for 43.9 percent of total exports.
The average export price quoted for this market in 2007, stood at $4.6 per unit, representing a slight drop in comparison with 2006.
Germany, Japan, Spain, Hong Kong, Turkey, Swede and Czech Republic also emerged as important consumers of Vietnamese shirts.
Fibre2fashion News Desk - Vietnam