Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Apparel exports to US de-accelerate, while those of Vietnam grow
Apparel exports to US de-accelerate, while those of Vietnam grow
01
Dec '08
News emanating from the website of China Ministry of Commerce mentions that the financial crisis has brought about a heavy blow to Chinese exporters and China's apparel exports to the United States in particular is witnessing an accelerated decline.

According to the statistics from Textiles and Apparel Office of the U.S. Department of Commerce, from January to September this year, U.S. apparel imports from the world touched 17.14 billion square meters, a year-on-year drop of 3.26 percent.

Of this, imports from China were 5.792 billion square meters, accounting for 33.79 percent of total U.S global imports from the sector, representing a year-on-year decline of 5.1 percent.

As China's price competitiveness gradually sees a decline, U.S. importers have shifted to more competitive and emerging countries like Vietnam, India and Bangladesh. According to data from the U.S. Department of Commerce, Vietnamese garment exports to the United States reached a total of 1.143 billion square meters in the first three quarters of this year.

This represents a hike of 22.75 percent year on year and accounted for 6.67 percent of all imports from the industry and in the process, Vietnam became the second largest supplier of clothing to the U.S.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - China

Must ReadView All

Courtesy: Li & Fung

Textiles | On 29th Mar 2017

Li & Fung introduces new 3-year plan 2017-2019

Li & Fung Limited has outlined its next Three-Year Plan (2017-2019)...

Courtesy: Carrington

Apparel/Garments | On 29th Mar 2017

Carrington Workwear signs JV with TMG Textiles

Carrington Workwear, one of the largest producers of workwear fabrics ...

Apparel/Garments | On 29th Mar 2017

Jabong launches Aeropostale on its platform

Jabong has added leading American high-street fashionwear brand,...

Interviews View All

Nuno Venda
ROQ

‘There has been an increase in demand for water based inks, rather than...

Janak Dhamanwala & Sunil Dhamanwala
Jansun

Moving towards sustainability is also a social change

Sonia Agarwal
Whitenife

‘The terms eco-friendly and organic are common but everyone perceives them ...

Giorgio Mantovani
Corman S.p.A

Giorgio Mantovani, MD of Corman, with a presence in both Milano and New...

Paolo Ocleppo
Sandvik Hyperion

Paolo Ocleppo, Rotary Cutting Segment manager, Sandvik Hyperion discusses...

Kevin Nelson
TissueGen

Kevin Nelson, Chief Scientific Officer, TissueGen discusses the growing...

Madhu Jain
Madhu Jain

She grew up in the walled city of Old Delhi, completed her studies, and...

Tony Ward
Tony Ward

"You have to truly understand what your client wants, know her needs, what ...

Sanjukta Dutta
Sanjukta's Studio

<b>Sanjukta Dutta</b> creates unique garments by clubbing prints of...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH
March 2017

March 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


eNEWS
Insights
Subscribe today and get the latest News update in your mail box.
Advanced Search