Import and export of silk products in Italy from January to October 2018

- Mar 13, 2019-

China Textile Import and Export Chamber of Commerce

I. Silk merchandise trade in October


According to the statistics of the European Union Statistics Office, the trade volume of silk commodities in October was 453 million US dollars, an increase of 4.99% from the previous month and an increase of 2.61%. Among them, the import value was US$134 million, a decrease of 0.04% from the previous month and a decrease of 6.82% from the same period of last year. The export value was US$319 million, an increase of 7.25% from the previous month and an increase of 7.18% from the same period last year. The specific commodity composition is as follows:


Imports: The amount of silk was 17.292 million US dollars, down 16.28% from the previous month, down 4.56% year-on-year, the number was 261 tons, down 18.18% from the previous month and down 16.68% from the same period of last year. The amount of satin was 41.408 million US dollars, down 2.72% from the previous month and up 6.72%. %; the amount of finished products was 75,479,700 US dollars, an increase of 6.3% from the previous month and a decrease of 13.32% from the same period of last year.


Export: The amount of silk was US$7.8011 million, up by 55.22% from the previous month, up 35.5% year-on-year, and the number was 109 tons, up 62.69% from the previous month and up 28.24% from the same period of last year. The amount of satin was 7811.05 million US dollars, up 40.25% from the previous month and down 2.12%. %; the amount of finished products was 233 million US dollars, down 1.53% from the previous month and up 9.91% year-on-year.


Second, the textile trade situation of January-October


From January to October, the Italian silk trade volume was 4.619 billion US dollars, an increase of 6.53%. Among them, the import value was 1.495 billion US dollars, an increase of 8.32%; the export value was 3.124 billion US dollars, an increase of 5.69%. Details are as follows:


Imported goods constituted 181 million US dollars of silk, up 16.28% year-on-year, the number was 2877 tons, down 0.03% year-on-year; the sap was 370 million, up 0.92% year-on-year; the finished product was 944 million US dollars, up 10.05% year-on-year.


The main source of imports is China (amount of 387 million US dollars, an increase of 6.73%, accounting for 25.9%), France (amount of 230 million US dollars, an increase of 62.05%, accounting for 15.38%), Romania (amount of 127 million US dollars, down year-on-year 2.82%, accounting for 8.51%), Turkey (US$108 million, down 18.22%, accounting for 7.2%), Germany (US$799.97 million, up 19.55% year-on-year, accounting for 5.35%. Total of the above 5 sources) The proportion is 62.34%.


The export commodities constituted USD 55.692 million, a year-on-year increase of 21.35%, and the number was 770 tons, up 2.26% year-on-year; the satin was 615 million, up 3.44% year-on-year; the finished product was US$2.454 billion, up 5.96% year-on-year.


The main export markets were Hong Kong (US$341 million, up 20.38% year-on-year, accounting for 10.91%), France (US$328 million, up 9.06% year-on-year, accounting for 10.49%), and the US (US$256 million, up 7.82% year-on-year) %, accounting for 8.2%), Germany (US$202 million, down 1.45% year-on-year, accounting for 6.47%), Switzerland (US$193 million, up 9.56% year-on-year, accounting for 6.16%). The total of the above five markets accounted for 42.23%.

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