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Global Apparel Manufacturing: Market Research Report

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Global Apparel Manufacturing Market Research Report | Mar 2017

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 provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report focuses on industry performance in key regions around the world and identifies the leading companies globally.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Forecast
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Employment ('000)
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the past decade, the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry has benefited from an increasing number of consumers opting to buy more garments at lower prices. Revenue for this industry is expected rise over the five years to 2017. Rising disposable income levels across both developed and emerging economies are expected to be the main driving force behind the industry's renewed growth. Continually improving global economic conditions are anticipated to benefit the industry over the five years to 2022. Rising per capita disposable incomes, coupled with the steady upward trend in the global population, will give way to rising demand for apparel... read more

Industry Analysis

Growth in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry is primarily determined by two factors: global per capita disposable income and global population growth. Consumers purchase clothing out of necessity and to convey a desired image. Fortunately for industry operators, improving global economic conditions over the five years to 2017 have bolstered consumers' ability and willingness to spend discretionary income on clothing worldwide. Specifically, disposable income and consumer confidence in key buying regions, such as the United States and Europe, have underpinned revenue growth for apparel manufacturers. Another factor driving global demand for apparel over the period has been the rapid economic growth of emerging market economies, most notably China and India. Suc.. 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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