Jozef de Coster is a freelance journalist, based in Belgium, who specialises in the global textile and apparel industries. He writes about international trade in textiles and apparel, the development of emerging apparel producing countries, European textile companies and international trade affairs.
He has studied Greek-Latin Humaniora, Law and Political and Social Sciences at the State University of Gent.
Jozef De Coster has contributed widely to Textiles Intelligence publications. His reports include profiles of countries and/or companies in:
Eastern Europe (Albania, Serbia, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Kosovo);
South America (Colombia, Brazil, Guatemala, Honduras);
Africa (South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Zambia);
the Mediterranean Rim (Morocco, Egypt, Jordan, Palestinian Territories); and