The region that grows the most in the globe faces major challenges after years of rapid development: from the ageing of the population to the transformation of its economic model.
The largest groups of fashion distribution face a complex scenario in the first links in the value chain, that is, supply. The wages increase in Bangladesh puts even more pressure to the margins and leaves no way out: Ethiopia is far from the Asiatic country.
The last forecasts of the International Cotton Advisory Committee (Icac) point out that at the end of the 2018-2019 campaign, China will be again the world’s largest producer of this raw material.
News on the latest macroeconomic indicators related to the textile- and fashion industry worldwide.