According to provisional figures released by China’s General Administration of Customs, the nation’s exports of textiles and apparel in August 2019 decreased by 4.6% compared to the same month of last year to US$25.71 billion, which is the first decrease in six months since February 2019. August exports of textiles declined by 2.4% to US$10.01 billion, and those of apparel fell 5.9% to US$15.70 billion. Textile and apparel exports during January-August 2019 decreased by 2.0% year-on-year to US$177.44 billion: textiles, US$79.40 billion (up 1.0%) and apparel, US$98.04 billion (down 4.3%).
According to the Taiwan Textile Federation, exports of textiles and apparel during January-June 2019 fell 8% year-on-year to US$4,698 million. Vietnam was the largest destination, to which exports decreased slightly. By item, exports decreased for nearly all items. Exports of fabrics declined by 5% to US$3,163 million, along with those of spun yarns, which were vigorous last year, by 12.0% to US$759 million, textile fibers by 22.0% to US$323 million, and apparel (including accessories) by 10% to US$231 million. Compared to January-March 2019, exports decreased at greater rates except for apparel. By destination, exports to Vietnam decreased by 1% to US$1,112 million, of which fabrics slightly rose by 0.4% to […]
The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) will organize in collaboration with ACIMIT (the Association of Italian Textile Machinery Manufacturers) and Italian Trade Agency a symposium on Italian textile technologies in Cairo, Egypt on September 25th and 26th. This initiative is part of a broader UNIDO project to support the local cotton textile industry for the purchase of sustainable and innovative technologies. The seminar dedicated to Italian textile technologies, according to UNIDO, is a fundamental part of the dialogue between the local industry and Italian technology excellence. In the technological seminar “Innovation in the textile sector: latest trends and perspectives for Egypt”, Italian textile machinery builders will present up-to-date technologies, […]