Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / US textile & apparel imports grow 3.7% in Jan-Nov'13
US textile & apparel imports grow 3.7% in Jan-Nov'13
08
Jan '14
The imports of textiles and apparel by the United States were worth US$ 96.981 billion during January to November 2013, registering an increase of 3.7 percent over $ 93.518 billion imports made during the corresponding period of 2012, according to the latest Major Shippers Report, released by the U.S. Department of Commerce.
 
During the 11-month period, China accounted for 39.85 percent share of all textiles and garments imported by the US. Vietnam, India and Indonesia recorded 8.31 percent, 5.97 percent and 5.07 percent share respectively in US textile and clothing imports.
 
Bangladesh and Mexico followed closely with 4.88 percent and 4.42 percent share, respectively, in all US textile and garment imports during the period under review.
 
Category-wise, apparel imports accounted for $74.009 billion, while non-apparel imports were worth $22.972 billion.
 
From January to November 2013, the US apparel imports from Vietnam increased by a sharp 14.07 percent to $7.497 billion, as against imports worth $6.573 billion made during the same period in 2012.
 
Similarly, the US garment imports from Bangladesh and Sri Lanka jumped by 11.18 percent year-on-year and 11.55 percent to $4.652 billion and $1.512 billion, respectively, the data showed.
 
Some other nations whose clothing exports to the US grew in double digits were Haiti, Kenya, Portugal, Morocco, Bahrain and Tanzania.
 
Among non-apparel imports, cotton products were worth $47.776 billion, while man-made fibre (MMF) products were worth $43.194 billion. Wool products cost $4.419 billion and silk and vegetable fibre products accounted for $1.59 billion.
 
Both in 2011 and 2012, the US textiles and clothing imports crossed the $100 billion-mark and seeing the trend it seems that the country is likely to surpass the 100 billion-mark in 2013 also.
 

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India


Must ReadView All

Courtesy: Markus Spiske from Pexels

Textiles | On 19th Apr 2018

Intra-state e-way bills in 6 more states from April 20

E-way bill for intra-state movement of goods would be implemented in...

Courtesy: ITMA

Textiles | On 19th Apr 2018

ITMA 2019 expanding space due to overwhelming response

Due to overwhelming response, the exhibition space has been increased ...

Indian inter-ministerial group to study e-commerce issues

Apparel/Garments | On 19th Apr 2018

Indian inter-ministerial group to study e-commerce issues

The Indian Government has set up an inter-ministerial group to study...

Interviews View All

Marazban F Velati
Sutlej Textiles & Industries limited

No training can be effective till the candidate believes in it.

Nuno Venda
ROQ

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

Hannah Lane
Redress

Encouragement from brands will motivate supply chains to become more...

Nitesh Mittal

Kusumgar Corporates is a leading manufacturer of technical textiles and...

Abhishek Pachauri

Reckon Industries adapts latest systems for manufacturing from designing...

Vikas Banduke

Softech Controls Private Limited (SCPL) is a part of the Cotmac Group, an...

Marten Alkhagen
Swerea IVF AB

Marten Alkhagen, Senior Scientist - Nonwoven and Technical Textiles of...

Kevin Nelson
TissueGen

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

Marcel Alberts
Eurofibers

Coating at a fibre level is a practice not usually seen in the...

Bani Batra

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

Sanjukta Dutta
Sanjukta's Studio

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

Prathyusha Garimella
Prathyusha Garimella

Hyderabad-based designer <b>Prathyusha Garimella</b> is known for blending ...

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

Leave your Comments


April 2018

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

news category


Related Categories:

Planning to Take the Leap towards
Sustainability?

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes No

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes
69.9%
No
12.6%
Skip
17.5%

Total Votes: 103

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes
63.1%
No
29.1%
Skip
7.8%

Total Votes: 103

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes
87.4%
No
8.7%
Skip
3.9%

Total Votes: 103

Thanks for your valuable feedback. Claim your free latest sustainability e-book.

Active Poll

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes
82.5%
No
7.8%
Skip
9.7%

Total Votes: 103


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search