21 May 2015 - US apparel imports rebounded from China over the first quarter, whereas they more moderately rose from other nations. China's market share began therefore recovering thanks to the US market shift from cotton to cheaper man-made fiber apparel. This is reflected by our statistical review covering the first quarter of last four years and comparing US apparel imports from China with shipments from Rest of the World (RoW) for every category of products, in volume, value and unit value terms. Historical data with percentage change and market shares are available for download since 1st quarter 2012.
7 May 2015 - U.S. apparel imports of man-made fiber apparel have more rapidly increased in first quarter 2015 than in previous quarters of 2014, reflecting an acceleration in the exit out of cotton. Our series of statistical tables offer a comprehensive view of US apparel imports per category of products, with volume, value and unit value changes, compared with previous quarters and years. Full historical data back to January 2011 are available for downloading into a comprehensive table.
6 May 2015 - U.S. apparel imports have rebounded in the first quarter from China whereas still surging from Vietnam. Shipments from Bangladesh have also recovered with India and Sri Lanka similarly benefiting from the rise of the dollar and the consecutive jump of U.S. imports. Our quarterly report details shipments to U.S. market per origin, with volume and value changes, market shares, and unit value variations n the last four years. Quarterly, year-to-date and annual data covering the 2011-2014 period are available for download.
5 May 2015 - US apparel imports have suddenly surged in March, mostly due to a dramatic move from cotton to man-made fiber apparel. The rise of the dollar may also have boosted U.S. demand, allowing low-cost countries to reduce export prices in US$ terms. This is reflected by our statistical report covering monthly US apparel import data, with historical trends being analyzed over the last 10 years, including cotton vs man-made fiber apparel, and China vs Rest of World (RoW).
3 April 2015 - Apparel imports stopped plunging in February, mostly due to a slight rise in Chinese shipments after they plunged in January. This is reflected by our statistical report covering monthly US apparel import data, with historical trends being analyzed over the last 10 years, including cotton vs man-made fiber apparel, and China vs Rest of World (RoW).
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