Zippers Market Intelligence

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  • What are the key trends in Zippers category?
  • Am I paying the right price?
  • Am I working with the right supplier?
  • What are the major challenges and risks in Zippers industry?
  • How is Zippers industry performing?

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Report Coverage

  • Regional Market Outlook- Asia- Pacific, North America, Europe
  • Supply Trends and Insights
  • Key supplier profiles
  • Supplier In-house vs Outsource Capabilities

Market Size

Market Size North America

$ 994 Mn

Market Size Europe

$ 2.10 Bn

Market Size Asia Pacific

$ 6.71 Bn

Table of contents

  1. Zippers Executive Summary
  2. Executive Summary
  1. Zippers Category Understanding
  2. Category Definition
  1. Zippers Market Overview
  2. Market Overview
  3. Regional Market Outlook
  4. Global Zippers Drivers and Constraints
  5. Porter's Five Forces Analysis
  6. Key Innovations in Zippers
  7. Major Importers for Zippers: Global
  8. Major Exporters for Zippers: Global
  1. Supply Market Outlook
  2. Global Suppliers
  3. Regional Suppliers
  4. Key Global Supplier Profile
  1. Zippers Cost Analysis
  2. Cost Structure Analysis
  1. Zippers Supply and Value Chain Analysis
  2. Value Chain - Zipper Manufacturing Process
  3. Supply Chain: Zippers
  1. Zippers Procurement Best Practices
  2. Sourcing Best Practices

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Global Zipper Market Outlook

  • The global zipper market was valued at $ 10.4 billion in 2016
  • The market is forecasted to grow at a CAGR of 8-9 percent to reach $ 14.8 billion by 2020
  • Asia Pacific is the largest Zipper manufacturing geography followed by North America and Europe


  • The apparel industry is the key driver of zipper demand (35 percent). The end-users are becoming brand-conscious and fashion-oriented. Hence, there has been an increased demand for high-quality branded zippers and exposed zippers
  • Demand from the automobile sector demand (15 percent) is increasing, especially the flame retardant types that are used in seat covers and other upholstery parts
  • The other major demand applications are from the luggage sector (13 percent), which includes handbags, laptop backpacks, school bags, purses, followed by the upholstery sector (12 percent)
  • Army, marine, PPE, sportswear, and footwear (25 percent) contribute to the rest of the demand

Market Overview

  • The global zippers market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 8–9 percent through 2017 and it is estimated to grow up to $ 14.8 billion by 2020. Strong demand and production for apparels, luggage, and footwear will fuel the demand
  • There has been a manufacturing shift towards destinations like Bangladesh, Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar due to lower import tariffs which result in lower prices of products
  • Some of the East African countries, such as Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania,3 are emerging as potential sourcing destinations for apparel. The working-age population in this region will have the highest growth in the next 20 years, which is capturing the attention of several industries

Major Importers for Zippers: Global

  • Vietnam has been the largest importer of zippers for the last two years
  • The top 10 importing countries account for approximately 56 percent of the international trade for zippers
  • Asia-Pacific contributes about 58 percent of the total import for zippers
  • The imported value of zippers has reduced by 8.8 percent in 2015 from 2014

Major Exporters for Zippers: Global

  • China has been the largest exporter of zippers for the last five years
  • The top 10 exporting countries contribute about 86 percent of the international trade for zippers
  • Asia-Pacific contributes about 75 percent of the total export for zippers
  • The exported value of zippers has reduced by 6.34 percent in 2015 when compared to 2014
  • Growth has been slow in global trade as crude oil prices have dropped

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