Production Cost Mapping for Few Apparel Items

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To provide you an overall idea about cost mapping of garment production 3 items has been selected like Basic V-Neck Long Sleeve T-Shirt,  Ladies Turte Neck Pullover and Mans 5 Pocket Denim Jeans. In the following table on the product image total FOB break up has been shown. Total production cost of the items  and fabric specifications given below the images. Finally, process wise cost break up has been given below.

This study was done by Progress, gtz. based on data from Bangladeshi apparel Manufacturers.

Basic V-Neck Long Sleeve T-Shirt
Ladies Turtle Neck Pullover
Man's 5 Pocket Denim Jeans
Total production cost of $ 2.5 (as of July 2007)
Color: White
Fabric: 1X1 Rib
Weight: 240 GSM
Total production cost of $ 3.25 (as of July 2007)
50% Cotton, 50% Acrylic
Fabric: Single Jersey

Total production cost of $ 5.8 (as of Dec 2008)



Yarn & Accessories
Knitting
Dying
Cutting
Sewing
Finish & Pack
Administrative

58%
3%
28%
19%
5%
3%
3%

Yarn & Accessories
Flat Knitting
Linking
Trim & mending

Wash, Finish & Pack
Administrative

64%
15%
5%
3%

2%
11%

Fabric & Acc. (Raw Materials)
Cutting
Sew
Wash
Quality
Administrative

75%

1%
3%
10%
1%
11%

Source: A poster by Progress, December 2008

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