Apparel Sourcing Intelligence - Worldwide

SE Asian growth heavily concentrated

SE Asia 2013The growth in SE Asian apparel exports during 2013 was heavily concentrated in Vietnam, Cambodia and Indonesia, with Burma  dominating public comment, but exporting fewer clothes than in 2000. Indonesia’s growth slowed as the year went on, as businesses assimilated the effect of high wage rises and labour unrest: tensions between factory owners and workers flared up, lethally, at the end of the year in Cambodia.