In 2000, the knitting industry began to fully recover, rewriting the history of the decline in industry benefits for the past nine consecutive years. Production, sales and profits have been growing at the same time. The data show that during the "Tenth Five-Year Plan" period, the annual growth rate of the knitting industry reached 22%, ranking first in the textile industry; the total export value of knitted garments accounted for 50% of the total garment exports; the total output value of the knitting industry exceeded 10% of the total output value of the textile industry. The knitting industry has become the fastest growing industry in the textile industry during the "10th Five-Year Plan" period. At the same time, in the export of knitted products, the export-oriented export model of the knitting industry is also quietly changing. It can be seen from the customs statistics that in 2006, China's knitwear exports have undergone new changes. The cumulative foreign exchange earned by knitwear and accessories reached US$44.901 billion, an increase of 45.44% year-on-year; the cumulative export volume of knitwear reached 18.151 billion pieces, an increase over the same period of last year. 24.85%. What is more interesting is that the amount of knitwear exports has increased by 20.59 percentage points, and the average export price has reached 2.18 US dollars, up 19.8% from the previous year's 1.82 US dollars. In 2006, it became the average of knitted garments in the past 10 years. The year in which the unit price of exports increased the most. In 2007, the knitwear industry re-transmitted the news: the cumulative output was 10.722 billion pieces, an increase of 15.68% year-on-year, and the growth rate was 4.5 percentage points higher than the same period of the previous year.
Among them, the development of the knitted underwear industry can best reflect the development characteristics of the knitting industry. In the 2006 China retail market research report, underwear jumped to the top 3 in the apparel industry with a rate of 16.7%. Whether it is ordinary underwear, body underwear, thermal underwear, home clothes, bras or underwear... knitted underwear is becoming A hot spot in the consumption of Chinese clothing market.
According to the statistics of major provinces and cities, according to the latest statistics from the National Bureau of Statistics, in 2007, Guangdong, Zhejiang, and Shandong provinces were the three major producers of knitted garments in China, accounting for 27.77%, 19.98%, and 19.62% of the national total. %, the fourth place is Jiangsu Province, accounting for 11.32%, followed by Fujian, Jiangxi, Shanghai, Henan and other provinces and cities, accounting for 1% to 7%. In terms of growth rate, the output of Zhejiang, Fujian, Jiangxi and other provinces grew rapidly in 2007, with year-on-year growth rates of 22.80%, 40.13%, and 33.01%, respectively. Shanghai's output fell slightly by 1.61% year-on-year.