10 September 2014 - US apparel imports began seriously slowing down from Vietnam in July, while further falling from Bangladesh and Indonesia, as indicated by our monthly report analyzing US apparel imports from leading origins in the last year, on a monthly basis. The report covers volume, value and unit value changes per origin, for every month of the last two years.
9 September 2014 - US apparel imports stagnated in July, actually hiding a dramatic shift from cotton to man-made fiber apparel. 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).
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.
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