Philippine textile/clothing sector expects 20% export growth


The Philippine textile, clothing and other wearable industries is predicting a combined export growth of 20% this year to US$1.22bn from US$1.02bn in 2017.

The Confederation of Wearables Exporters of the Philippines (CONWEP, formerly the Confederation of Garment Exporters of the Philippines) is anticipating a surge in wearable exports, currently dominated by China, as the trade war between the US and China is likely to escalate.

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