From 2007 to 2012, over USD 10 billion invested in the Brazilian textile industry, which is the 5th largest in the world.
Textile exports by Turkey have risen by 5 times in the past 20 years. They export 40% of their output.
The Textile and Apparel sectors account for nearly 20% of all manufacturing employment in Mexico. It accounts for approximately 1.2% of the GDP of the country.
Morocco is the main supplier to Inditex (owner of Zara and Massimo Dutti).
Textile production constitutes 3% of the total GDP and 30% of the total production output.
is the seventh-largest textile and apparel exporter in the global market.
Textiles and garment manufacturers account for more than 30% of the non-traditional exports in Peru.
The textile industry contributes to 1.4% of the country’s GDP. Columbia has about 450 textile industries. Exports only 15% of its textiles.
Bangladesh is the world's second-largest apparel exporter of western brands accounting for 45% of Bangladesh’s industrial employment (nearly 4 million people) and 5% of the total national income.
USA is the fourth largest textile exporter in the world. In 2014 it directly employed 372,400 people.
Pakistan is the 4th largest producer of cotton and contributes 5% to the global spinning capacity
Italy is the second largest textile manufacturer and the third largest apparel exporter in the world.
Textile mills in Thailand employ more than 1 million workers, or 22.1 percent of the country’s entire industrial labor force.
The UK is the third-largest fashion employer in the EU.