An Introduction of Garment Industry in China
|Release time:2013-02-28 Source:admin Reads:|
As a basic consuming product sector, garment industry is one of the industries in China that enjoy the most advanced market, the most edging international competitiveness, the fastest growth and most attention. According to statistics, there are more than 100,000 garment manufacturers with decent capacity in China which employ over 10 million people. In 2011, China made altogether 43.6 billion pieces of garments with an export value at $153.219 billion and sales value at 1.4 trillion RMB at domestic market. China has grown into the largest manufacturer, exporter and consumer of the garment products throughout the world. The rapid development of garment industry boosts relevant industry, such as garment accessory. Take fabric labels for example. They play an auxiliary role in adding a finishing touch on garments. Since the reform and opening up over the past 30 years, China's garment industry has achieved significant development driven by the fast growth in national economy and domestic demand for garment consumption. Demands at home and abroad also stimulate Chinese to create any other products in attempt to make garments remarkable. Admittedly, fabric labels sewed on the top of apparels show information about the brand, logo and size, which largely make customers easily check and choose. At the same time, qualified labor forces, favorable investment environment and a well integrated industry chain also provide a powerful support for its development. As an important industry concerning people's well-being and an industry with a significant advantage in international collaboration and competition, China's garment industry is making progress in many aspects such as industrial structure, technology application, brand development, quality control, profitability and exploration in the domestic and international markets. China's garment industry is mainly located in Pearl River Delta, Yangtze River Delta, Bohai Sea region and southeast coastal areas where most manufacturers of fabric labels and printed labels state for there is abundant source of labor and materials. The total output of the five provinces in the east coastal area, namely Shandong, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Fujian and Guangdong, takes over 70% of the total output of the whole country. Garment industry is the most prominent industry in clusterization among all sectors in China. Through optimal allocations of resources, industry clusters help to achieve a low-cost-and-high-efficient regional scale effect. Now there are over 50 garment clusters characterized by product categories all over China.