The European Union’s imports of textile and apparel increased 13 per cent in August 2022.
From January 2022 to August 2022 the year on year increase was ten per cent. In terms of import value, textile and apparel imports in August 2022 were up 50 per cent and the cumulative year on year growth rose 35 per cent from January 2022 to August 2022.
From the perspective of imported varieties, knitted clothing, textile products and woven clothing accounted for more than half, followed by chemical fiber yarn, accounting for about 20 per cent. The proportion of cotton products, yarn, and yarn fabrics was relatively small.
The EU’s imports of knitted clothing mainly came from Bangladesh and China, followed by Turkey. Woven clothing came mainly from China and Bangladesh while the share of Turkey and Pakistan was relatively small. Other manufactured goods were mainly sourced from China, followed by India and Pakistan, and Turkey only accounted for a relatively small proportion. Chemical staple fiber and yarn mainly came from China and Turkey, followed by India. China was also the largest source of the EU’s chemical filaments and fabric imports. For cotton products and yarn, the sources were mainly Turkey, followed by India and Pakistan.
By Fashionating World