China Textile Sourcing is an independent report looking at how brands and retailers can source textiles – sustainably - from China against a backdrop of increasingly stringent environmental laws which are impacting the country’s fibre manufacturers and dyeing and finishing factories.
This meticulously researched publication, available in both printed and digital format, guides brands through everything they need to know about the Chinese textile industry and its future direction.
The report includes input from the official China National Textile and Apparel Council (CNTAC) and the Beijing-based environmental NGO the Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs (IPE), as well as local stakeholders in the rapidly evolving Chinese textile industry.
What does it cover?
China’s 13th Five-Year Plan period (2016-2020), including an in-depth look at the development plan for the textile industry, which in future is set to focus on industrial transformation and upgrading and moves towards higher-added value areas.
A geographic overview of China’s textile industry, including the shifting nature of the industry as, for instance, Beijing looks to move labour intensive industries such as textiles out of the Pearl River Delta and into the interior.
Key statistical information about China’s textile industry which provides readers with an overview of key trends in areas such as Chinese textile product exports, production prices, wage rates and foreign direct investment (FDI) by China’s textile industry.
New pollution laws and a detailed legislative overview of how these are impacting on China’s textile industry. The report looks at pollution laws which currently govern the textile industry in China, how these are changing, what further changes are expected to be implemented and how pollution laws are being enforced.
The report will example the impact of the Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs (IPE) which is facilitating apparel brands to use publicly disclosed violation records and automatic monitoring data as tools for supervising textile facility compliance . The report will draw on the considerable expertise of the IPE in the Chinese textile industry to provide brands with best practice advise on how to ensure compliance and implement targeted improvements in their Chinese textile supply chains.
Wage rates and a general overview of CSR issues and challenges in the Chinese textile industry. This will include labour laws and ILO ratifications, wage rates by year and timeline and wage rates by geographic region.
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Licensed pdf files also available.