From China - ASEAN Free Trade Area established. ASEAN has become one of China's largest export of textile and apparel industry in China, the government's preferential policies, ASEAN countries have invested, to promote trade and interactive, form a win-win situation.
As labor intensive industries, the low cost of labor has made the "made in China" competitive advantage. China is rapidly becoming in the world the most textile and garment producing countries, and also has become the biggest exporter, has the world's most complete supply chain and supporting the processing measures, many domestic enterprises thereby have overseas layout.
In 2013, ASEAN surpassed Japan for the first time to become China's third largest textile and garment export market. 2014, China's exports of textile and apparel exports to ASEAN 36100000000 U.S. dollars, an increase of 5.5%, China's imports of textile and clothing from ASEAN 3900000000 U.S. dollars, an increase of 20%. From these data it seems that ASEAN has undoubtedly become one of the fastest growing areas of China's Asian markets textile and apparel.