Which Country Exports the Most Woven Woolen Fabrics in the World?

Textiles May 28, 2018
Author: Sergey Avramenko
Head of Global Markets Research Team

In 2016, the amount of woolen fabric exported worldwide totaled 41K tonnes, jumping by 3% against the previous year level. Overall, woolen fabric exports continue to indicate a deep shrinkage. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010, an increase of 19% from the previous year level. Over the period under review, global woolen fabric exports reached its maximum volume of 68K tonnes in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2016, it stood at a somewhat lower level.

In value terms, woolen fabric exports amounted to $1.1B in 2016. Overall, woolen fabric exports continue to indicate a moderate decline. Global woolen fabric export peaked of $1.5B in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2016, it stood at a somewhat lower level.

Top Woolen Fabric Exporting Countries in the World

1. Italy (476.0 million USD)

2. China (148.7 million USD)

3. United Kingdom (99.1 million USD)

4. Japan (68.3 million USD)

5. Germany (40.8 million USD)

6. Spain (36.8 million USD)

7. Denmark (32.2 million USD)

8. South Korea (30.8 million USD)

Woolen Fabric Exports By Country

Woolen Fabric Export Prices By Country

The average woolen fabric export price stood at $27 per kg in 2016, stabilizing at the previous year level. Over the period from 2007 to 2016 it increased at an average annual rate of +2.8%.The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2014, when export increased by 21% against the previous year level. In that year, average woolen fabric export price reached its maximum level of $28 per kg. From 2015 to 2016, growth of average woolen fabric export price stood at a somewhat lower level.

There were significant differences in the average export prices amongst major exporting countries. In 2016, the country with the highest export prices was Denmark ($41 per kg), while China ($24 per kg) was among the lowest.

From 2007 to 2016, the most notable growth rate of woolen fabric export prices was attained by South Korea (+7.0% per year), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

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All data provided in this article covers the following product: HS Code 5111 - Woven fabrics of carded wool or of carded fine animal hair.

Source: World: Woven Woolen Fabrics - Market Report. Analysis and Forecast to 2025