28 August 2014 - The average unit price of US apparel imports remained relatively flat over the first half, actually hiding significant differences depending on origins and categories of products. This is reflected by our series of statistical tables offering a comprehensive comparison of unit values per origin and category, with world and China benchmark indexes also published. Our full table is available for download.
20 August 2014 - China regained shares of the US apparel import market in the second quarter, thanks to the shift in demand from cotton to man-made fiber apparel. This is reflected by our quarterly review comparing US apparel imports from China with shipments from Rest of the World (RoW) for each category of products, in volume, value and unit value terms. Historical data with percentage change and market shares are available for download since 2011.
19 August 2014 - The shift from cotton to man-made fiber apparel continued accelerating in the second quarter, as US importers further favored cheaper product prices in order to offset the impact of higher labor costs in China and elsewhere. Our series of statistical tables offers a comprehensive view of US apparel imports per category of products, with volume, value and unit value changes, compared with percentage change in previous quarters and previous years.
14 August 2014 - US apparel imports slowed down in first half this year, amid surging shipments from Vietnam and stagnating results for most other suppliers. Our quarterly report details shipments to US market per origin, with volume and value changes, market shares, and unit value variations since first quarter 2010. Quarterly, semestrial and annual data covering the 2010-2014 period are available for download.
12 August 2014 - US apparel imports from Bangladesh continued declining in June for the fifth month in a row, while shipments were surging from other origins. This is clearly indicated by our monthly report about US apparel imports from leading origins in the last year, on a monthly basis. The report covers US apparel imports, with volume, value and unit value changes.
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