Economy & BusinessClothing companies move from China to Morocco

Clothing companies move from China to Morocco


With the resurgence of cases of the Delta variant in China and Vietnam, several large clothing and footwear companies are moving from these countries to countries closer to their stores in the United States, Europe or Morocco.

Spanish fashion retailer Mango, which made much of its products in China and Vietnam, said on Friday that it will now significantly increase the number of production units installed in countries like Morocco. , Turkey, and Portugal. Likewise, US shoe retailer Steve Madden has announced that it has closed its production unit in Vietnam and shifted 50% of its shoe production from China to Brazil and Mexico. The Crocs company also reported last month that its production was moving from China to countries such as Indonesia and Bosnia.

“We are seeing huge growth in freight and trucking business in the former Soviet republics … Huge increase in Hungary and Romania,” said Barry Conlon, CEO of Overhaul, a chain risk management company supply. In Turkey, clothing exports are expected to reach $ 20 billion this year, compared to $ 17 billion in 2020. The situation is the same in Bosnia and Herzegovina where exports of textiles, leather and footwear stood at 739, 56 million marks ($ 436.65 million) in the first half of 2021.

“Many companies in the European Union, which is our most important trading partner, are looking for new suppliers and new supply chains in the Balkan market,” said Muris Pozderac, secretary of the association for textiles. , clothing, leather and footwear from Bosnia and Herzegovina.

The Moroccan Blog
The Moroccan Blog
The Moroccan Blog is an English based newsblog dedicated to Morocco. You can find here all news from Morocco across a variety of topics: Arts & Culture, Economy & Business, Lifestyle, Moroccan Sahara, MRE, Society, Tourism & Travel and more.

Latest news

Coffee: Morocco, 2nd largest market in the MENA region

Moroccan households are expected to spend around 13 billion dirhams on coffee products, according to a study by Fitch...

Electronic visa: 4241 requests received to date

A total of 4,241 electronic visa applications have been received to date, of which 540 are Express applications, said...

Speech of the Throne: The King urges the Algerian presidency to work hand in hand

His Majesty King Mohammed VI pleaded for a Morocco and an Algeria working hand in hand to establish normal...

Must read

Aeronautics: Swiss Pilatus chooses Morocco

Pilatus has just signed a contract with Sabca Maroc...

World University Rankings: Here are the six Moroccan universities ranked

Six Moroccan universities appear in the World University Rankings...

Apple soon at Morocco Mall

The apple brand will strengthen its presence in Morocco....

You might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you