The imports of clothing and accessories by Japan increased by 40.3 per cent year-on-year to $387,585 million yen ($2771.64 million) in October 2022. They were 3.5 per cent of the total imports of 11,163,770 million yen during the period under review, according to the provisional trade statistics released by the Far Eastern country’s ministry of finance.
The imports of textile yarn and fabrics were valued at 124,133 million yen in October 2022, which was 45.5 per cent higher than the same period of last year. Yarn and fabric imports were 1.1 per cent of the total imports by Japan, as per the latest data.
Japan’s export of textile yarn and fabrics was worth 72,091 million yen during October 2022, an increase of 17.9 per cent year-on-year. The country’s exports of textile machinery was valued at 28,794 million yen, which was 38.1 per cent higher than the exports in October 2021. It contributed 0.3 per cent to the total exports.
Source : Fibre 2 Fashion