The European Union’s exports of fashion goods have increased 48.4 per cent compared to 2010. Holland’s exports of fashion goods in 2019 were 98 per cent more than in 2010. The country is also the logistic heart of fashion in Europe due to its strategic location since its radius of influence covers cities such as Paris, London, Berlin, Milan or Dusseldorf. Spain’s fashion sales abroad have grown by 90.3 per cent since 2010. Italy’s fashion exports in 2019 were 46.9 percent more than they were ten years ago and two per cent more than in 2018. France’s exports of fashion products in 2019 were 78.2 per cent higher than they were 10 years ago.
Eastern Europe has become one of the main supply hubs and one of the largest exporting giants in Europe. Poland and the Czech Republic have doubled their fashion exports in the last ten years. Between 2018 and 2019, Poland’s fashion exports increased 1.23 per cent. This increase is due to the modernization of industrial fabric of the country, which began ten years ago. The fashion and clothing industry plays an important role in the Czech market, being the fifth most important sector in the country.