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Textiles

Japan’s domestic production of clothing materials such as leather, yarns and textiles has been in decline for several years, resulting in a downward trend in the volume of imports. China is the largest exporter to Japan for all apparel products. Nonetheless, EU countries remain the largest exporters of high-end apparel products to Japan. Find out more about Japan's textile industry below.

About Textiles

 Latest update: February 2023 

Japan has a long history of textile production, and is one of the largest producers of technical textiles.

Fashion & Clothing

 Latest update: November 2023 

Leather and Footwear

 Latest update: October 2023 

Silk

 — Latest update: September 2023 —

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