This bundle of four reports on global trends in the textile and apparel industry provides:
- an overview of general trends in fibre prices, production and consumption by country and region, plus insight, information, data and analysis of the key fibre types - natural and man-made - and forecasts;
- information on textile trade flows, clothing trade flows, intra-Asian textile and clothing trade, and textile and clothing deficits and surpluses - as well as analyses of the trade activities of the world's leading textile and clothing exporting and importing countries and regions;
- statistical data, insight and analysis of global mill consumption of textile fibres as well as man-made fibre production and trade over the period 2008-13; and
- an examination and comparison of textile production costs in 2012 in the spinning, texturing, weaving and knitting sectors in nine countries -- namely Brazil, China, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Italy, South Korea, Turkey and the USA.