Optimistic picture painted for the Scottish textiles sector in latest data release

The latest figures on Scottish clothing, textiles and leather production paint a picture of production rebounding during 2015 following difficult 2012 and 2014.  Whilst the final quarter of 2015 saw production fall 1.2% on the previous quarter, this is a traditional pattern and far less severe than the falls recorded in 2012 and 2014. Indeed, … More Optimistic picture painted for the Scottish textiles sector in latest data release

Productivity in the Scottish Fashion and Textiles Sector Rebounds

Scottish Government have recently published Index of Production statistics showing the Scottish Textiles, Clothing and Leather products sector recovered strongly in q2 2015 to 92.8 on the index (with 2010 = 100). This upturn has followed four successive quarters of decline in the sector that have seen the sector production decline by 14 per cent … More Productivity in the Scottish Fashion and Textiles Sector Rebounds

Sharp falls recorded in Scottish textile production

Figures released this month by Scottish Government show the textiles, clothing and leather sector in Scotland continued its recent fall in productivity to now stand 13 per cent lower than in 2012 and more than 20 per cent lower than the corresponding quarter in 2012. This is in the context of both production and wider … More Sharp falls recorded in Scottish textile production