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Global Apparel Manufacturing: Market Research Report

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Global Apparel Manufacturing Market Research Report | May 2015

The global economy presents its own set of opportunities and threats for businesses in a range of industries. IBISWorld’s Global Apparel Manufacturing global market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at an international level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Forecast
Revenue
$618bn
Annual Growth 10-15
0.6%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment ('000)
5,797
Businesses
191,918
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Volatile cotton prices and recession-induced drops in consumer spending pressured the industry slightly in the past five years. However, increasing population and and disposable income growth will bolster industry revenue in the five years to come. Companies will also continue moving production to low wage cost countries to offer more competitive prices... read more

Industry SWOT Analysis

The Global Apparel industry is in the mature phase of its life cycle. However, life cycle stages differ markedly between regions. The industry is growing rapidly in Asia while declining severely in the United States. Firms in developed nations take advantage of cheaper labor costs in emerging markets. IBISWorld forecasts that industry value added (which measures the industry's contribution to the global economy) will increase at an average annual rate of 2.1% over the 10 years through 2020. By contrast, the World GDP is expected to grow at an annualized rate of 3.4%. An increasing number of manufacturers are leaving the United States and Europe and setting up operations in North and Central Asia... read more

 


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What is the Global Apparel Manufacturing Industry?

Operators in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry make men's, women's and children's apparel. The industry includes manufacturers that purchase fabrics and those that manufacture fabrics themselves and have fixed operational facilities. Manufacturing of leather and plastic apparel is not covered by this report.

Industry Products
Women's clothingMen's clothingChildren's and infants' clothingOther apparel and clothing accessories
 
Industry Activities
Manufacturing coats and winter clothesManufacturing suits for men and womenManufacturing leisure clothesManufacturing nightwearManufacturing children's and baby clothesManufacturing sportswearManufacturing work clothing and ethnic clothes


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