• Total exports of knit and woven apparel:
    July 2009-June 2010: US$12.496bn
    July 2008-June 2009: US$12.347bn
  • Exports of knit apparel:
    July 2009-June 2010: US$6.483bn (year-on-year change: +0.84%)
    July 2008-June 2009: US$6.429bn (year-on-year change: +16.21%)
  • Exports of woven apparel:
    July 2009-June 2010: US$6.013bn (year-on-year change +1.60%)
    July 2008-June 2009: US$5.918bn (year-on-year change +14.54%)
  • Export markets for knit and woven apparel in July 2008-June 2009:
    European Union: US$7.218bn (58.46% of total)
    US: US$3.693bn (29.91% of total)
    Canada: US$0.587bn (4.75% of total)
    Japan: US$0.074bn (0.60% of total)
    Australia US$0.049bn (0.40% of total)
    Others: US$0.725bn (5.87% of total)
  • Knit and woven apparel exports in July 2008-June 2009, by market share:
    US: 29.91%
    Germany: 17.30%
    UK: 9.90%
    France: 7.85%
    Netherlands: 7.35%
    Canada: 4.75%
    Italy: 4.23%
    Belgium: 2.05%
    Others: 16.65%
  • Shipments of apparel types to destinations in % in July 2008-June 2009
    US: Woven 74.0%, knit 25.1%
    France: Knit 72.8%, woven 27.2%
    Italy: Knit 70.6%, woven 29.4%
    Germany: Knit 62.5%, woven37.5%
    Belgium: Knit 62.4%, woven 37.6%
    UK: Knit 58.9%, woven 41.1%
    Netherlands: Knit 56.6%, woven 43.4%
    All countries: Knit 52.07, woven 47.94

Sources: Government run Export Promotion Bureau Bangladesh, BGMEA and others.

By Jahir Ahmed.