Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / US textile & apparel exports grow 3.52% in Jan-August 2013
US textile & apparel exports grow 3.52% in Jan-August 2013
30
Oct '13
The value of exports of textiles and apparel from the United States grew at 3.52 percent year-on-year to $ 15.766 billion during the first eight months of the current year, according to the data from the Office of Textiles and Apparel (OTEXA), Department of Commerce.
 
Of this, the value of apparel exports registered$ 3.779 billion, registering a growth of 2.97 percent year-on-year, while exports of textile mill products grew by 3.7 percent year-on-year to $ 11.986 billion, according to the data.
 
Among the textile mill products, fabric exports from the US rose by 4.43 percent year-on-year to $ 6.011 billion, while yarn and made-up articles exports increased by 2.24 percent and 4.03 percent to $ 3.516 billion and $ 2.458 billion, respectively, during the eight-month period.
 
Of the total textile and clothing exports made by the US in January-August 2013, NAFTA countries accounted for $ 7.323 billion, while CAFTA-DR countries accounted for $ 2.099 billion and EU-28 for $ 1.701 billion.
 
In 2012, the US textile and garment exports stood at $ 22.676 billion, of which, textile mill products earned $ 17.137 billion and apparel fetched $ 5.539 billion.
 
The US imports greater quantity of textiles and apparel for its domestic market compared to its exports, and during the first seven months of 2013, the country imported textiles and clothing worth $ 59.014 billion, according to the Major Shippers Report.
 
Apparel constitutes a major part of the US imports, and during January-July 2013 period, the country imported clothing valued at $ 44.701 billion, while non-apparel imports accounted for $ 14.313 billion.
 

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

Must ReadView All

Apparel/Garments | On 18th Feb 2017

Bangladesh apparel sector has 95% local investors: BGMEA

Over 95 per cent of the total investors in the Bangladesh apparel...

Textiles | On 18th Feb 2017

Smriti Irani resolves cutting of carpets issue at ports

During a meeting held with stake holders of the carpet weaving...

Apparel/Garments | On 18th Feb 2017

Andhra Pradesh inks MoUs to set up 12 apparel units

At the recent CII Partnership Summit held in Hyderabad, memorandum of ...

Interviews View All

Abhishek Samdaria
Reflete

GST will certainly reduce a lot of paperwork in future

Anvita Mehra
Confidential Couture

‘It is going to take some time for Indian buyers to get accustomed to...

Binoy Ravjani
Hero's Fashion

‘One of the recent trends in hand block printing is the indigo process,...

Kevin Nelson
TissueGen

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

Steve Cole
Xerium Technologies

Steve Cole of Xerium Technologies discusses the industry. Xerium is the...

Kerem Durdag
Biovation II LLC

Kerem Durdag, CEO, Biovation II LLC, provides an insight into future...

Bani Batra

Bani Batra’s couture wedding collection is inspired by traditional Indian...

Sonam & Paras Modi
SVA

Sonam and Paras Modi's Sva Couture is synonymous with head-turning...

Pranav Mishra
Huemn

Designers Pranav Mishra and Shyma Shetty’s Huemn is known for its...

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
February 2017

February 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