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Value of the leading 10 textile exporters worldwide 2017, by country

Value of the leading 10 textile exporters worldwide in 2017, by country (in billion U.S. dollars)

Value of the leading 10 textile exporters worldwide 2017, by country This statistic shows the value of the leading 10 textile exporters worldwide in 2017, by country. In that year, China was the top ranked global textile exporter with a value of approximately 110 billion U.S. dollars.
Top textile producing countries – additional information

China is the largest textile producing and exporting country in the world. With its rapid growth over the last two decades, the Chinese textile industry has become one of the main pillars of the country’s economy. Clothes, clothing accessories, textile yarns and textile articles are amongst the top export goods from China. In 2017, China’s textile exports were valued at approximately 110 billion U.S. dollars, a figure that corresponds to 37.2 percent of the global market share. Low cost and vast labor, reduced commercial barriers and material supply availability are a few of the competitive advantages the country offers for the clothing manufacturing industry. In regards to material supply, for example, China produced 90 billion meters of cloth in 2016 alone, and 5.99 million metric tons of cotton in 2017/2018.

The European Union, with 23 percent of the global market share and a market value of 69 billion U.S. dollars, is the second largest textile exporter region in the world. Italy, Germany, Spain, and France are the leading countries in the clothing industry within the EU. There were over 170 thousand textile and clothing companies in the EU as of 2017; about 70 percent of them are clothing companies, 30 percent are textile companies, while man-made fiber companies account for less than one percent.

India is also amongst the top textile producing countries in the world; its market was valued at 17 billion U.S. dollars in 2017. The country is also a leading cotton producing country. In 2017/2018, cotton production in India amounted to around 6.21 million metric tons, making it the leading producer of cotton.
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This statistic shows the value of the leading 10 textile exporters worldwide in 2017, by country. In that year, China was the top ranked global textile exporter with a value of approximately 110 billion U.S. dollars.
Top textile producing countries – additional information

China is the largest textile producing and exporting country in the world. With its rapid growth over the last two decades, the Chinese textile industry has become one of the main pillars of the country’s economy. Clothes, clothing accessories, textile yarns and textile articles are amongst the top export goods from China. In 2017, China’s textile exports were valued at approximately 110 billion U.S. dollars, a figure that corresponds to 37.2 percent of the global market share. Low cost and vast labor, reduced commercial barriers and material supply availability are a few of the competitive advantages the country offers for the clothing manufacturing industry. In regards to material supply, for example, China produced 90 billion meters of cloth in 2016 alone, and 5.99 million metric tons of cotton in 2017/2018.

The European Union, with 23 percent of the global market share and a market value of 69 billion U.S. dollars, is the second largest textile exporter region in the world. Italy, Germany, Spain, and France are the leading countries in the clothing industry within the EU. There were over 170 thousand textile and clothing companies in the EU as of 2017; about 70 percent of them are clothing companies, 30 percent are textile companies, while man-made fiber companies account for less than one percent.

India is also amongst the top textile producing countries in the world; its market was valued at 17 billion U.S. dollars in 2017. The country is also a leading cotton producing country. In 2017/2018, cotton production in India amounted to around 6.21 million metric tons, making it the leading producer of cotton.
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Release date
August 2018
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
2017
Supplementary notes
* Includes significant shipments through processing zones.
** Includes Secretariat estimates.
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