Textile & Apparel Industry Around the World


United States

U.S. Continues to Lose Textile and Apparel Manufacturing Jobs in 2017

State of the U.S. Textile and Apparel Industry: Output, Employment and Trade

International Trade Supports Textile and Apparel “Made in USA”

Made in America: A New Reality?

How to Save “Made in NYC”: Sewing Skill or New Technology?

Exclusive Interview with William L. “Bill” Jasper, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Unifi Inc.

Pattern of Production and Trade in the U.S. Textile and Apparel Industry from 2000 to 2013

Foreign Direct Investment in the U.S. Textile and Apparel Industry (Updated in May 2015)


Cheaper to Make Textiles in the United States than in China: Reality or Myth?

Minimum Wage in the Apparel Industry Continues to Rise in Most Asian Countries in 2016

State of China’s Textile and Apparel (T&A) Industry (Updated in January 2016)

The Future of “Made in China”: Robots are taking over China’s Factory Floors


Outlook of Sourcing from Vietnam (Updated August 2017)

What does Vietnam’s Textile Factory Actually Look Like?


Bangladesh Apparel Industry

North, South and Central America

Mexican New Import Rules on Textiles and Apparel Raise Concerns


State of the EU Textile and Apparel Industry (updated April 2018)

Extra-EU Trade for Textile & Apparel Went Up in 2015

Euratex Releases Key Indicators of the EU Textile and Apparel Industry in 2014

The German Textile and Apparel Industry

EU Commission: Skills for Jobs in the EU Textile and Clothing Industry to Evolve


Apparel Sourcing Opportunities in Madagascar and Mauritius

Sourcing Opportunity in Africa