The report provides a comprehensive analysis of the various aspects such as market size of the UAE apparel and textile industry on the basis of gross output along with the overview of imports, exports and re-exports of textiles and textile articles.
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The report titled “The UAE Apparel and Textile Industry Outlook 2016 – Focus on Re-Exports and Emerging High-End Retail Sector” provides a comprehensive analysis of the various aspects such as market size of the UAE apparel and textile industry on the basis of gross output along with the overview of imports, exports and re-exports of textiles and textile articles. The report also covers the competitive landscape of the leading players of the Outerwear market in UAE.
The textile industry in UAE encompasses several categories such as woven, knitted and non-woven fabrics. The UAE textile market in 2011 was valued at USD 13 billion which has grown at CAGR of 9.9% during the period 2006-2011. UAE is one of the major textile markets of the world which includes fibres, fabrics, cloth, apparels, outerwear and several others.
The output of the textile market in UAE has increased from USD 778.1 million in 2007 to USD ~ million in 2011, at a CAGR of 4.7%. In wake of favorable economic and business conditions in the country, the textile manufacturing market in UAE has been experiencing intense competition from the textile manufacturing countries in South East Asia such as China, India and Thailand.
In 2010, there were signs of recovery and the revenue increased by 6.2% from USD ~ million in the previous year to USD ~ million in 2010. This upward shift can be attributed to demand for textile and textile articles from countries like Iran, Russia, China, India and the other GCC states.
The UAE textile industry is diverse in its products. In 2011, the knitted fabric was the most demanded textile material in UAE which accounted for around 49.7% followed by Woven fabrics with about ~% of the overall market demand in the country.
UAE brought in maximum of its textile and textile articles imports from China valued at USD 2,152.0 million in 2011. It has been witnessed that China and India constituted a major segment of the textile and textile articles imports in the UAE since the cost of manufacturing apparel and other such articles is very low-priced in these countries due to the availability of low cost labor and low input costs.
In 2011, UAE exported the maximum to the US (among the countries covered) at a value of USD 57.12 million. The textile exports figure stood at USD 270.3 million in 2006 which grew to USD ~ million in 2011.
Iran was the biggest recipient of UAE’s textile and textile articles and re-exports at USD 922.9 million, of which Man-Made Filaments again had the highest share of 59.2% at value of USD ~ million.
Among the main consumer trends, online shopping has become more popular and is well received among UAE population. The current size of UAE’s online retail market was recorded at USD 227 million.
Men’s outerwear volumes grew at CAGR of 0.9% from 16,250.3 thousand units in 2006 to ~ thousands units in 2011. Apparel specialist retailers led the sales of men’s outerwear and continued to steadily gain share till the end of the review period, rising to ~% value share. Traditional retailers like baby care specialists struggled to compete with leading brands in children’s wear because of strong branding and their presence in shopping mall locations. Hosiery sales were hit by a ~% decline in 2010 but recovered by ~% in 2011. The Nightwear segment greatly supported by the women’s category grew by ~% in volume terms
The apparel industry in UAE has converted from conventional markets to large shopping malls and organized retail chains. UAE’s retail industry is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.6% to a market value of USD ~ million in 2016.The Emiratis are brand conscious people and will continue to spend on luxury brands.
The UAE textile industry is likely to exhibit an encouraging growth with textile trade poised as its main driver. It is expected that the revenue of the industry will grow at a CAGR of 13.3% to USD ~ million in 2016. The industry foresees good profitability in import of textiles and textile articles and then re-exporting them.
key Topics Covered in the Report
- The market size of the UAE textile industry by output and revenue.
- Segmentation of UAE textile industry by fabric, Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
- The overview of UAE textile trade on the basis of imports, exports and re-exports by major countries and products.
- Trends and Development of the UAE apparel and textile industry.
- Overview of outerwear market by categories such as men, women and children.
- Competitive landscape of leading players in the outerwear market of UAE.
- Future outlook and projections of apparel and textile on the basis of revenue and output.
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