Over the five years to 2017, the Silk Fabric and Clothing Manufacturing industry in China has been growing at an annualized rate of 11.4% to an estimated $9.3 billion. The industry has been performing well in recent years due to rising personal disposable incomes, increasingly diversified industry products, as well as growth in downstream demand.However, silk fabric and clothing manufacturers have also been facing rising labor, energy and raw material costs, in addition to fierce competition from substitute product manufacturers. ACMR-IBISWorld expects that competition from other developing countries with lower labor costs will be a significant challenge to the industry in the long term...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

Capital investmentA large amount of capital is required to enter the high-end market of this industry, as manufacturers must purchase advanced production facilities and equipment. In the low-end market, new firms will encounter difficulties establishing their products due to a relatively high number of competitors promoting largely homogeneous products.Access to raw materialsNew enterprises must compete with existing manufacturers that have steady raw material supplies. With the decline of silkworm raisers, China's silk supply is shrinking and the price of silk has been increasing in recent years. The difficulty in establishing links to raw material suppliers represents another barrier to entry for potential firms...purchase to read more.

Additional Insights for the Silk Fabric and Clothing Manufacturing Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Silk Fabric and Clothing Manufacturing Industry are

  • Establishment of export markets
  • Ability to pass on cost increases
  • Economies of scale
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Downstream Demand - Apparel Manufacturing and Domestic Goods Prices - Agricultural, Forestry and Fishing Materials in the Silk Fabric and Clothing Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Silk Fabric and Clothing Manufacturing Industry?

    The Silk Fabric and Clothing Manufacturing industry in China manufactures silk fabric and ready-made silk apparel such as underwear and other simple clothing items.

    Industry Products
  • Silk fabric
  • Silk clothing products
  • Industry Activities
  • Silk underwear
  • Silk underpants
  • Silk vest
  • Silk fabric
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Downstream Demand - Apparel Manufacturing
  • Domestic Goods Prices - Agricultural, Forestry and Fishing Materials
  • Industry Systems and Technology - Manufacturing
  • Real Personal Disposable Income
  • Competition from other Industries
  • Retailing Fashion Trends - Fabric and Other Soft Goods

  • Current Performance
    Industry challenges
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Table: Silk Fabric and Clothing Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Silk Fabric and Clothing Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Other Animal Farming
  • Weaving Equipment Manufacturing

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Apparel Manufacturing
  • Baby Stores
  • Clothing Stores
  • Department Stores & Shopping Malls
  • Online Shopping
  • Supermarkets

  • Products & Services
  • Silk clothing products
  • Silk fabric
  • Chart: Silk Fabric and Clothing Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Downstream demand
  • Innovation and fashion
  • Raw material supply and prices
  • Quality
  • Substitute products

  • Major Markets
  • Apparel manufacturers
  • Household good wholesalers
  • Textile, clothing and household good retailers
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Silk Fabric and Clothing Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases and depreciation
  • Wages
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Silk Fabric and Clothing Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Price
  • Brand
  • Service
  • Style
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Silk Fabric and Clothing Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    High Fashion International Limited., Zhejiang Jiaxin Silk Co. Ltd., Wensli Group Co. Ltd., Zhejiang Shenying Group Ltd., Hangzhou Lingxiu Knitting Co. Ltd.,
  • Table: High Fashion International Limited. - financial performance
  • Table: Zhejiang Jiaxin Silk Co. Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Wensli Group Co. Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Zhejiang Shenying Group Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Hangzhou Lingxiu Knitting Co. Ltd. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Silk Fabric and Clothing Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Silk Fabric and Clothing Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Exports (2008-2022)
  • Imports (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Total Assets (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Filature Silk
  • The "real" silk, it is made from filatures from the bombyx mori silkworm.
  • Silk And Cashmere
  • A fabric blended from real silk and cashmere that is very soft and has strong heat retention.
  • Spun Silk
  • With a gentle feel, it is usually used to manufacture high-style fabric.
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