Further to our last report on the imports of denim in Colombia in the first quarter of 2014, we are here giving details about the imports of denim fabrics in May/June 2014. The report will consist
- The main buyers of denim who imported denim in this period.
- The approx idea of quantities that they bought.
- Average prices at which they bought.
- The countries from where such purchases were done.
- Contact details of the buyers.
- Supplier countries – the top countries which supplied denim fabric to this market and approx quantities and prices at which they shipped the fabrics.
Importers of Denim Fabrics in Colombia – May’14
|Buyer Name||Quantity Purchased
(Approx.) in sq mtrs.
|Avg. Price/Sq. Mtr||
Avg. Price in linear mtr.(approx) at 15o cm width
|Countries from where imported|
|FLORAL S. A||724,540.81||2.12||3.18||INDIA,PAKISTAN,PARAGUAY
|COLECCIONES EXCLUSIVAS DE TEXTILES S. A||419,174.47||2.33||3.49||CHINA,PAKISTAN|
|COLTEANTIOQUIA S. A||303,685.14||1.61||2.40||INDIA,MEXICO,PAKISTAN|
|PRODUCTORA DE TEXTILES DE TOCANCIPA S A TOPTEX S A||275,173.69||1.39||2.08||CHINA,INDIA|
|SURTIJEANS S A||248,374.23||1.41||2.11||INDIA,MEXICO|
|CONTACTO TEXTIL S.A||186,326.58||2.17||3.26||BRAZIL,PAKISTAN|
From the table above, we can see that some of the buyers buy substantial quantities of denim fabrics . FLORAL S. A buys over 700,000sq mtrs in two months while Primatela is close with similar quantities and a better average price. In the last column are mentioned the countries from which they buy. Other important buyers are Comertex , Colecciones Exclusivas etc. Also mentioned are average prices at which they bought these fabrics.The prices are given both in sq mtrs and in linear mtrs (taking an average width of 150 cm). There is a vast difference in the kind of prices some of the buyers pay. While Permoda pays more than $6 per linear mtr, some like Surtijeans pay about $2.
Details of buyers of denim fabrics
Floral S. A
Cod Uap 600 Nit 800 147 745 2 Carrera 52 No 19 80 Medellin Colombia
Ph: 574-444 8886
Kra 63 17b 50; Bogota D.C; Bogota D.C
Cra 17 Autopista Palenque Chimita No 60-170; Giron; Santander
Comertex began operations in 1974 as a family business trading in textiles as a result of a clear mission of the changing environment has established itself as one of the important companies in the country.
Colecciones Exclusivas De Textiles S. A
Carrera 52 # 7 South – 100 Medellin – Colombia
Cra 106 # 15-25, Green A 5 Ints. 13-14, Colombia
Colteantioquia Stilotex SAS S.A
Phone: (57) (4) 3125859
Surti Jeans S.a.
Cl 12 7-47 Centro, cauca, Colombia.
Telephone: +(57) (7) 5711146
Cr 60 N No 11 – 00 In 2 ; Bogota; Cundinamarca, Colombia
Involved in the Creation and marketing of brand clothing and complementary accessories to clothing,including footwear, jewelry etc.
Contacto Textil S.A
Cr50 G 10 B S-97 Medellin, Colombia
Countries which supplied Denim fabrics to Colombia in May and June’14
|Country||Quantity in sqr mtrs||Price $/ sq.mtr|
India , Mexico , China, Pakistan and Turkey have been the main suppliers of denim fabrics to Colombia during these two months with similar levels of quantities. However, there is a vast difference in average prices. While India is a poor $1.50 , Turkey is at $4.34 and even Mexico and Pakistan are much better at $2.50 and $2.29 respectively. Turkey is really maintaining its high levels of prices and quantities and in essence seems to be the most recognized quality exporter to Colombia.