Europe is the leading importer of denim. Denim is a sturdy cotton warp-faced textile used for making jeans so it’s safe to say they wear jeans the most. With some of the leading importers coming in as follows:
Germany is the largest denim importer market in Europe. In 2019, the value of its denim imports amounted to 2.1 billion euro which approximates 184 million units of clothing. In the past five years, the value of Germany’s denim has grown at an average rate of 3.5% yearly. With popular brands like Mustang, Paddock’s, Jeans Fritz
Coming in second is the Netherlands. Importing denim valuing 1.2 billion euros only in 2019. The value of the Netherlands denim has grown at an average rate of 7.5% per year in the past 5 years. The country’s good geographical location gives it access to the harbors making it inexpensive to import products. Some of the popular brands include G-star Raw, Denham, Scotch & Soda.
Spain is the third-largest denim importer in Europe. In 2019, the value of its imports amounted to 1.2 billion popular brands Pepe Jeans, Companion Denim, Zara, Garcia, Lois.
France is the fourth largest denim importer market in Europe. In 2019, the value of its denim imports amount to 953 million euros. The value of the denim imports has grown by 2.1% yearly for the past 5years. Popular brands being Selvedge, Ateliers de Nimes, Tuffery, A.P.C, Rouje, Se Zane, 1083, Rerko
The United Kingdom
The United Kingdom is the fifth-largest denim import market in Europe. In 2019 their denim imports to 750 million euros. The import value of denim is decreasing by 0.2% yearly. Some of the popular brands like Lee Jeans, Empire Jeans, Milt Denim, Hawksbill Denim, Fallow, Dawson.
Italy is the sixth-largest importer of denim in Europe in 2019, The value of the denim imports amounted to 634million euros. The value of the imports is growing at a steady rate of 2.6% yearly.
According to the cbi.Eu
Whereas in the USA denim imports dropped by 35.46% in 2019 making its import value US $44.46 million that’s according to the U.S. Office of Textiles and Apparel (OTEXA).
And Egypt is the leading importer of denim fabric in Africa.