Apparel Sourcing Intelligence - Worldwide

1st April 2018

Top 20 clothing exporters remain unchanged as world clothing trade falls

The volume of the $255 bn worth of clothing (measured in numbers of garments) imported in 2017 into the key developed countries (Japan, the US and EU - JUSEU) fell...

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24th February 2015

East African governments seem to want ban on used clothing imports

The heads of state of the five East African Community members agreed in late February to work out by their next  meeting how to promote their textile industries and stop...

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16th July 2014

Small factory in Rwanda becomes “next sourcing hotspot” in 24 hours

The Rwandan government announced on July 13 a deal with a Chinese business to set up a 200-employee garment factory in its Kigali Special Economic Zone. Within 24 hours, the...

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