The three-day 2021 China International Clothing and Accessories Expo Spring Exhibition was launched in Shanghai on March 17. As the largest and most influential clothing and apparel professional expo in Asia, the area of this clothing exhibition is nearly 120,000 square meters, the largest in history. Taking the domestic market as the main body and the dual-circulation pattern of domestic and international markets to be deeply integrated into the development of the apparel industry is a major feature of this exhibition. While stabilizing overseas orders, more and more apparel companies are focusing on developing the domestic demand market.
The exhibition attracted 905 manufacturers and 932 brands from home and abroad to participate in the exhibition. This clothing exhibition is the first time that all exhibition areas have been independently organized into exhibitions, including men’s wear, customization and professional wear, women’s wear, and original design. There are 9 independent exhibitions, focusing on displaying Chinese clothing brands and market trend new products.
The reporter learned from the China Garment Association, the organizer of the exhibition, that thanks to the effective control of the domestic epidemic, the Chinese garment industry has quickly resumed production and supply with its complete industrial chain and supply chain system. Maintain the recovery trend. With the restart of overseas economies, the recovery of market demand and the return of some orders, the downward trend in clothing exports has gradually eased. Starting from August 2020, clothing exports have experienced positive growth for seven consecutive months.
While exports have resumed growth, more and more Chinese garment companies are targeting the broader domestic market, focusing on developing the domestic demand market.
There are more than 600 clothing companies in Ouhai District, Wenzhou, Zhejiang. Chen Huiting, executive vice president of the Ouhai Garment Industry Association, said in an interview that the domestic market growth of local companies will be relatively large in 2021. Since the beginning of this year, supply has exceeded demand. As long as production can keep up, the growth rate of the domestic market throughout the year can reach 2 to 3 times that of last year.
Nanshan District, Shenzhen, Guangdong has gathered more than 2,000 independent clothing brands. Zhao Jiaqi, an exhibitor from here, said that at the beginning of this year, I feel that the domestic market is very good, and everyone’s purchasing power and consumption Some of the activity levels are also very high. Her company is currently operating at full capacity, and orders have been scheduled until June this year.