APAC Textile Industry - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2022 - 2027)

The APAC Textile Industry is Segmented by Material, Process, and Application Type.

Market Snapshot

market size
Study Period: 2016 - 2026
Base Year: 2021
CAGR: 0 %
Largest Market: China

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Market Overview

The APAC textile industry is estimated to be around USD 380 billion in 2018, and it is projected to witness a CAGR of approximately 5.5% during the forecast period to reach approximately USD 520 billion by 2024.

  • Asia is the main hub for the textile industry. Asia-Pacific is the leading region in the global textile yarn market, followed by North America. Polyester and cotton are widely used textile yarn products in the region.
  • Changing consumption patterns, increasing population, disposable incomes, the increasing demand for clothing, along with home furnishing products in the Asia-Pacific region, are the major growth factors.
  • China is the major exporter with a total share of 37% in the global trade of the textile and apparel sector, followed by other countries, like India, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Vietnam, and Cambodia.
  • The textile industry is a highly labor-intensive industry. Hence, the lower cost of production and cheap labor are the main reasons for the growth of the textile industry, in Asian countries.
  • The United States, European countries, the United Kingdom, and Japan are the major export markets for Asian countries. China controls about 40% of the global textile markets, and India claims the second position.

Scope of the Report

This report aims to provide a detailed analysis on the APAC textile industry. It focuses on the market dynamics, technological trends, and insights on various material, process, and application types. Also, it analyses the major players and the competitive landscape in the APAC textile industry.

Application Type
Industrial/Technical Applications
Household Applications
By Material Type
Process Type

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Key Market Trends

Growing Demand for Technical Textile Products in the APAC Region

  • The demand for technical textiles in APAC is expected to witness a CAGR of more than 12% during the forecast period.
  • The demand for the durable non-woven technical textile, investment promotion schemes by the governments in Asia, and the growing demand for diapers drive the growth of the disposable non-woven textile. Hence, the market for technical textile will increase in the Asia-Pacific region more significantly over the coming years, which, in turn, is expected to drive the textile industry in the region.
  • In 2018, China accounted for approximately 25% of the overall technical textile exports, globally, and it is the largest manufacturer of technical textiles in the world. Apart from China, countries in APAC, such as India, Bangladesh, Indonesia, and Vietnam, are expected to increase technical textile production due to the increasing demand from Europe and North America.
  • Also, APAC is expected to account for a 50% share of the global technical textile industry, due to the rapid growth in countries, such as China and India, particularly in the non-woven textiles segment over the next few years.
Trend 1

Shift in Consumer Perception

  • The shift in consumer perception of affordable and comfortable clothing increases the demand for high-value fabrics, such as viscose, silk, and hemp. Blended varieties of fibers are also growing exponentially, due to significant features of artificial and natural yarn, thus, opening up new markets and growth opportunities in the coming years.
  • Polyester and cotton are widely used textile yarn products in the region. Changing consumption patterns, increasing population, disposable incomes, the increasing demand for clothing, along with home furnishing products in the Asia-Pacific region, are the major growth factors.
  • Also, the demand for home textiles is rising in the APAC region. Home textile includes products, such as blankets, bedsheets, table cloths, cleaning and kitchen cloths, drapes, bed covers, sheers, wall carpets, sleeping bags, terry towel, mattresses, quilts, pillows, tapestry, etc., which are utilized in the interiors of homes, hotels, offices, etc.
Trend 2

Competitive Landscape

The report covers the major players operating in the APAC textile industry. In terms of market share, the companies in the textile industry do not have considerable amount of market share as the market is highly competitive and fragmented.

Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Deliverables

    2. 1.2 Study Assumptions

    3. 1.3 Scope of the Study


    1. 2.1 Analysis Methodology

    2. 2.2 Research Phases



    1. 4.1 Market Overview

    2. 4.2 Market Growth Drivers

    3. 4.3 Market Challenges

    4. 4.4 Market Opportunities

    5. 4.5 Value Chain / Supply Chain Analysis

    6. 4.6 Industry Attractiveness - Porter's Five Forces Analysis

      1. 4.6.1 Threat of New Entrants

      2. 4.6.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers

      3. 4.6.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      4. 4.6.4 Threat of Substitute Products

      5. 4.6.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry

    7. 4.7 Technological Snapshot


    1. 5.1 Application Type

      1. 5.1.1 Clothing

      2. 5.1.2 Industrial/Technical Applications

      3. 5.1.3 Household Applications

    2. 5.2 By Material Type

      1. 5.2.1 Cotton

      2. 5.2.2 Jute

      3. 5.2.3 Silk

      4. 5.2.4 Synthetics

      5. 5.2.5 Wool

    3. 5.3 Process Type

      1. 5.3.1 Woven

      2. 5.3.2 Non-woven


    1. 6.1 Market Competition Overview

    2. 6.2 Key Company Profiles

      1. 6.2.1 Jihua Group

      2. 6.2.2 Heilan Home

      3. 6.2.3 Shenzhou International Group

      4. 6.2.4 ANTA Sports Products

      5. 6.2.5 Weiqiao Textile

      6. 6.2.6 Texhong Textile Group

      7. 6.2.7 Arvind Ltd

      8. 6.2.8 Bombay Dyeing and Manufacturing Company Ltd

      9. 6.2.9 Bombay Rayon Fashions Ltd

      10. 6.2.10 Fabindia Overseas Pvt Ltd

      11. 6.2.11 Raymond Ltd

      12. 6.2.12 Vardhman Textiles Ltd



  9. 9. APPENDIX

  10. 10. Disclaimer

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Frequently Asked Questions

The APAC Textile Market market is studied from 2016 - 2026.

The APAC Textile Market is growing at a CAGR of 0% over the next 5 years.

The APAC Textile Market is valued at China in 2026.

Jihua Group, Heilan Home, Shenzhou International Group, ANTA Sports Products, Weiqiao Textile are the major companies operating in APAC Textile Market.

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