21st January 2015
Rich country imports from Bangladesh continue slide in November as Vietnam looks 2014’s big success story
Rich country garment imports from Bangladesh fell year on year in November for the third time in four months, as Bangladesh's sales to the EU continued to fall - though...
27th December 2014
Two reactions to changes in China produce surprising results
A standard Chinese "garment industry's slowing down" story made a surprising contrast in mid-December. As an example of a Chinese business successfully manufacturing overseas, it quoted the Yuemai Group, based...
21st August 2013
Why Ethiopia isn’t Morocco. Especially if you’re making clothes
However off the mark trade associations and political activists usually are about the garment industry, they rarely get things so spectacularly wrong as investment analysts. To take home their spectacular...
5th June 2013
Mauritius exploits strengths on South African market
Factories in Mauritius, sub-Saharan Africa’s largest garment exporter, have generally been able to exploit South Africa’s growing appetite for other countries’ clothes. Its $147 mn of exports to South Africa...