Which country produces the most clothes?
China — by far the biggest source of textiles in America — accounted for 37 cents of every dollar’s worth of clothes imported to the United States. In the year ending February 2013, Bangladesh accounted for 5.8 percent of all U.S. clothing imports.
Which country is the largest producer of textile?
India has overtaken Germany and Italy to emerge as the world’s second largest textile exporter. But it lags China, whose exports are nearly seven times higher.
Which country is the largest exporter of garments?
Bangladesh is the second largest apparel exporter in the world, after China. The market share of Bangladesh, in the $503 billion global garment items is 5.1 percent, according to data from the International Trade Statistics of the World Bank in 2014.
Where do most textiles come from?
Weaving apparently preceded spinning of yarn; woven fabrics probably originated from basket weaving. Cotton, silk, wool, and flax fibres were used as textile materials in ancient Egypt; cotton was used in India by 3000 bce; and silk production is mentioned in Chinese chronicles dating to about the same period.
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