Tag Archives: China-Greater China

New Patterns of Sourcing

 

I:  Major customers are becoming increasingly dissatisfied with their current garment supplying countries.

Two reasons:

1.   Asian Garment export capacity is falling.  This should not come as a surprise.  This trend has been developing for some time.  (I have … Read More

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Understanding China’s Success

Understanding China’s Success:

China’s ranks #1 as the world’s the world’s largest garment exporter with 38% global market share.  Bangladesh ranks #2 with a 5% market share.  We all acknowledge that China dominates the global garment export market.

However, few … Read More

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The Chinese Puzzle

2011 was the worst garment-export year for China  in a decade.  As of the 10 months ending 31 November 2011, China’s U.S. market share as measured both in units and by value was down over 4% compared with the same … Read More

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