Estatísticas da indústria da moda no Brasil

General data

Population: 210.8 million
Labor force: 109.8 million
Unemployment rate: 9%
GDP per capita (PPS): 11,208 dollars

Domestic market value of the fashion industry: 49 billion dollars
Number of fashion companies: 33,000
Number of people employed in fashion: 1.7 million

Fashion Companies

Number of fashion companies: 33,000

Total annual production: 9.8 billion garments

Havaianas, part of the Alpargatas group and manufacturer of flip flops is one of the most popular and best-known fashion brands from Brazil. It also ranks second among the Top 5 Largest Brazilian Fashion Companies.

The following table shows the largest companies in fashion from Brazil.

Company name- Market value Annual revenue Company type
1 Grendene S.A. 1.5 billion dollars 638 million dollars Public
2 Alpargatas S.A. 1.3 billion dollars 1.1 billion dollars Public
3 Guararapes Confeccoes S.A. 988 million dollars 1.58 billion dollars Public
4 Lojas Renner S.A. 743 million dollars 954 million dollars Public
5 Cia Hering S.A. 694 million dollars 480 million dollars Public

Consumer expenditure

Annual expenditure on clothing and footwear: 48.6 billion dollars Imports & Exports (2016)

Total exports of textile, apparel and footwear: 3.5 billion dollars

Exports of clothing and textiles: 2.3 billion dollars

Raw cotton: 1.1 billion dollars
Nonwoven textiles: 173 million dollars
Synthetic filament yarn: 66 million dollars
Artificial filament tow: 50 million dollars

Exports of footwear and headwear: 1.25 billion dollars

Footwear, with leather body: 503 million dollars
Other footwear of rubber or plastics: 494 million dollars
Parts of Footwear: 158 million dollars
Footwear, with textile body: 67 million dollars

Total imports of textiles, apparel and footwear: 7.8 billion dollars

In Brazil, imports valued up to 3,000 dollars have a tax mark-up of 60 percent. Therefore apparel and footwear are not among the country’s highests imports.

Imports of clothing: 6.7 billion dollars

Synthetic filament yarn: 775 million dollars
Woven fabrics of synthetic filament yarn: 570 million dollars
Women’s suit not knit: 317 million dollars
Women’s shirt not knit: 243 million dollars
T-shirts: 181 million dollars
Sweaters, pullovers, sweatshirts, etc: 158 million dollars

Imports of footwear and headwear: 1.1 billion dollars

Footwear, with textile body: 339 million dollars
Other footwear of rubber or plastics: 93 million dollars
Footwear, with leather body: 90 million dollars
Parts of footwear: 68 million dollars


Import and export data: OEC Largest companies Info: FashionUnited Top 100 Population and Labour Data: World Bank |