|Force de travail:||5 million|
|Taux de chômage:||8,4%|
|PIB par habitant:||43.300 €|
|Nombre d’employé(e)s dans le commerce de détail de la mode:||7,5 milliards €|
|Nombre d’employé(e)s dans le commerce de détail de chaussures:||2 milliards €|
|Nombre d’employé(e)s dans le commerce de détail de vêtements:||583 millions €|
|Nombre d’employé(e)s dans le commerce de détail du cuir:||33.000|
Le tableau montre le Top 5 des plus grandes entreprises en France.
|Nom d’entreprise||Valeur de marché||Revenu annuel|
|1||Van de Velde||814 millions €||209 millions €||Compagnie listées en bourse|
|2||Bikkembergs||303 millions €||100 millions €||Propriété privée|
|3||FNG Group||227 millions €||150 millions €||Propriété privée|
|4||Dries van Noten||202 millions €||50 millions €||Propriété privée|
|5||Ann Demeulemeester||119 millions €||30 millions €||Propriété privée|
Dépenses par consommateurs
En millions d’euros
Importations et exportations (2014)
Exportation des vêtements et textiles: 11,6 milliards d’euros
|Costumes femme, non tricotés:||235 millionss €|
|Pullovers, sweatshirts etc:||265,5 millions €|
|T-shirts:||446 millions €|
|Costumes homme, non tricotés:||336 millions €|
Exportation des chaussures et chapeaux: 2 milliards d’euros
|Chaussures en cuir:||986 millions €|
|Chaussures en toiles:||645 millions €|
|Autres chaussures en caoutchouc ou plastique:||410 millions €|
Importations des vêtements et textiles: 26 milliards d’euros
|Costumes femme, non tricotés:||1 milliard €|
|Pullovers, sweatshirts etc:||942 millions €|
|T-shirts:||1,1 milliards €|
|Costumes femme:||436 millions €|
Importations des chaussures et chapeaux: 7,1 milliards d’euros
|Chaussures en cuir:||1,7 milliards €|
|Autres chaussures en caoutchouc ou plastique:||759 millions €|
|Chaussures en toiles:||761 millions €|
Data from the NAF nomenclature
- INSEE accounts and surveys, particularly ESANE, trading accounts. Input-output tables (IOTs) and inter-industrial exchange tables from national accounts for the inclusion of indirect activity
- Customs statistics
- Annual company reports and data from the DIANE “company” database
|Labor force:||247 million|
|Unemployment rate:||9,4 percent|
|GDP per capita (PPS):||32.180 euro|
Currently 1.70 million people are employed in the textile and clothing industry. Most of these employees, 1 million people, are employed in producing at and managing clothing companies. The remaining 700,000 work on textiles and man-made fibres.
With household consumption of 513 billion euros, the EU is the world’s largest market for the textile and clothing products.Number of companies in the textile and clothing industry: 185000 The total turnover of these companies is 171 billion euros. Nearly half of this turnover is related to textile companies, these contribute 84.2 billion euros. Another 79.6 billion euros is related to clothing companies and the remaining 7.4 billion euros is related to man-made fibre-making companies.
A couple of European countries, such as Italy, France and Spain are well-known for their renowned fashion conglomerates. The largest fashion company in Europe is LVMH, Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy, a French luxury conglomerate. LVMH’s annual revenues reached 42.6 billion euros in 2017 and the company is currently valued around 122 billion euros. The company operates a chain of independent stores and shops-in-shops for fashion brands such as Louis Vuitton, Fendi and Dior. LVMH does not only stand for high-end fashion, but provides for every aspect of a luxury lifestyle, from champagne (Moët) to sailing yachts (Royal Van Lent).
Europe’s second largest fashion player is Inditex. This Spanish company owns brands like Zara, Pull&Bear and Stradivarius. Inditex is valued over a 75 billion euros and its 2017 annual revenue was 25.34 billion euros. Inditex has stores is every major city in Europe, which also accounts for the majority of the company’s revenue.
French luxury goods company Dior chaired by French businessman Bernard Arnault is the third largest fashion company. Dior recorded the revenue of 43.7 billion euros and is valued over 55 billion euros. USA is the company’s biggest market and accounts for 26 percent of Dior’s total sales followed by Asia and European market.
Other large fashion companies in Europe that round off the Top 5 are Kering and Hermès, with a market value of 48 and 16 billion euros simultaneously.
Consumer expenditure (2016)
Annual expenditure on clothing and footwear: 406 billion Euro
In percentages 2016
Imports & Exports (2016)
Exports of apparel and textiles: 44.7 billion Euro (Euratex)
|Clothing:||22.9 billion Euro|
|Menswear export value:||5.26 billion Euro|
|Womenswear export value:||9.16 billion Euro|
|Babies wear export value:||229 million Euro|
|Other clothing and accessories export value:||6.6 billion Euro|
The main clothing customers make up for 52.1 percent of the total clothing exports. Switzerland is the largest customer taking 3.44 billion euros in textiles, which is 15.37 percent of the total European textile exports. USA takes 3.12 billion euros, 13.9 percent, and is therefore the second largest customer. The customers that round up the Top 5 export clients are the Russia with 2.06 billion Euro (9 percent), Hong Kong with 1.94 billion Euro (8.6 percent) and Japan with 1.37 billion Euro (6 percent).
|Textiles:||21.8 billion Euro|
|Natural fibers export value:||872 million Euro|
|Man-made fibers export value:||436 million Euro|
|Yarns & Threads export value:||1.52 billion Euro|
|Woven fabrics export value:||5.01 billion Euro|
|Knitted fabrics export value:||1.31 billion Euro|
|Technical textiles export value:||6.32 billion Euro|
|Other textiles export value:||1.74 billion Euro|
The main textile customers make up for 42 percent of the total textile exports. The United States is the biggest customer taking 2.62 billion euros in textiles, which is 1.9 percent of the total European textile exports. China takes 1.9 billion euros, 8.7 percent, and is therefore the second largest customer. The customers that round up the Top 5 export clients are Turkey with 1.67 billion Euro (7.6 percent), Morocco with 1.46 billion Euro (6.7 percent) and Switzerland with 1.4 billion Euro (6.4 percent).
Imports of apparel and textiles: 110 billion Euro
Clothing: 81.0 billion Euro
Menswear import value: 18.6 billion Euro Womenswear import value: 32.4 billion Euro Babies Wear import value: 810 million Euro Other clothing and accessories import value: 28.0 billion Euro
The European Union imports most of its clothing from 5 suppliers, with China being the largest. A near 34 percent of the European imports come from China. Bangladesh supplies 17.2 percent of the European clothing imports. Another 11 percent of the supplies come from Turkey and 6 percent come from India.
|Textiles:||29.1 billion Euro|
|Natural fibers import value:||1.76 billion Euro|
|Man-made fibers import value:||1.16 billion Euro|
|Yarns & Threads import value:||4.07 billion Euro|
|Woven fabrics import value:||5.82 billion Euro|
|Knitted fabrics import value:||1.74 billion Euro|
|Technical textiles import value:||6.69 billion Euro|
|Other textiles import value:||291 million Euro|
The European Union imports most of its textiles from 5 suppliers, with China being the largest. About 33 percent of the European imports come from China. Turkey supplies 17 percent of the European textile imports. Another 8 percent of the supplies come from India and respectively 7 and 4 percent come from Pakistan and the South Korea.
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Sources: Eurostat, CIA, ILO, WTO, IBISWorld, OECD, Comtrade (UN), Euratex, CSO
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