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...
28th March 2017
Burma best-performing major 2016 supplier: Cambodia, India, Philippines and Morocco do worst
Burma showed the strongest growth among apparel suppliers to developed countries in 2016, as the total volume shipped worldwide fell for the first time in five years . Clothesource Tradetrak measures...
7th February 2017
US 2016 apparel imports fall in spite of year-end spurt. Price falls accelerated
US apparel imports (in square metres) grew 3.4% in December 2016 over December 2015, though falls in the previous six months a 2016 annual fall of 1.1%. Average prices per square metre...
28th July 2015
Chinese apparel exports hit hard as Eurozone and Japanese apparel imports tumble
The US dollar value of Chinese apparel exports continued to fall in June. But, with exports to the UK and US remaining healthy, the fall seems mostly the result of...
19th June 2015
China almost hardest hit as April rich-country garment imports drop.
Rich-country apparel imports from China fell particularly fast in April, as rich country imports overall were hit by sharp declines in the EU and Japan. Overall, rich-country apparel imports in...
27th May 2015
Cambodian days lost to strikes fall 80%. But owners still find something to whine about.
The number of days lost for strikes in Cambodia's garment industry fell 80% between Jan-April 2014 and Jan-April 2015, to the second lowest number since 2005. But trade association GMAC...
19th May 2015
“At least” 21 garment workers killed in another Cambodian road crash
In the second major road accident in two weeks, "at least 21" Cambodian garment workers were reported killed on May 19 when the van they were travelling in on their way to...
6th May 2015
US apparel imports return to normal growth in first quarter
US apparel imports (measured in square metres of apparel) appeared to soar 20% in March over March 2014 after erratic movements earlier in the year. For the first three months...