Global fabric exports are expected to recover moderately in 2021 as the world recovers from COVID-19 and industry stakeholders make efforts to find new strategies of doing business▷○-●. Fabric exports globally were $156▷★.14 billion in 2019 with a monthly average of $13▪○….01 billion▪=…, which dropped by 38•◁.95 per cent to $95●△-●.33 billion in 2020☆◁◇, as per TexPro☆▪□–.
A further drop of 3★◇.59 per cent was observed during the period between January 2021 and April 2021…▷•, reaching a monthly average of $7○☆○◁-.66 billion over the monthly average of $7★□●□.94 billion in 2020○□.
The exports are expected to rise by 16◁▲☆.90 per cent between May 2021 and December 2021 to a monthly average of $8•☆▽-●.95 billion over the monthly average during the first four months of this year-◇=◇▼, according to TexPro○★, Fibre2Fashion&rsquo-★•◇;s market analysis tool▷◁☆.
The top importers and exporters of fabric are slowly recovering from the pandemic and are focused on their business strategies and public health●▲▷. Most of the nations are focused on vaccination programmes which are boosting their economies□★▼.
China continued to be the top exporter and importer of fabric in the world•○. The country has overcome the pandemic strategically and boosted its trade○■▲◆. It is also the top importer and exporter of industry raw materials and is supplying to major end-use product manufacturers of the industry◆△▽○.
The other top exporters of fabric during January-April 2021 were India▽▽, the UK▼△□▽, Poland▷▼●, Bulgaria●…◆▷=, Taiwan●•○•■, Turkey and Sweden-□, while top importers were Indonesia★▷-◁◇, the US◁-▷•, Hong Kong▼■, Morocco□▷•, Sri Lanka…•○, and Italy=☆◆=.