US Apparel Imports

This section offers a comprehensive and detailed view of US Apparel Imports, including monthly, quarterly, annual, and long-term statistics.

5-year data are available in volume and value terms, with unit prices per origin for most imported product categories. 

Reports are released every month or quarter. The Database is updated every quarter.

U.S. Apparel Imports: April 2024 (Monthly)

In April, US apparel imports from China plunged in volume for the first time since August 2023, as Chinese unit prices stopped falling. Our report provides a comprehensive picture of monthly US apparel imports with a specific focus on shipments from China and Vietnam. The report displays import data in terms of volumes, values, and unit values. Furthermore, the report explores historical trends spanning from 2000 to 2024. Additionally, it includes an analysis of apparel crafted from cotton compared to those made from man-made fibers.

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US Apparel Imports: Origin Comparison (Quarterly)

A general decline in unit prices during the first quarter led to an increase in the volume of US apparel imports, even though their value still decreased. As expected, the results differed significantly across origins and product categories. Our collection of statistical tables offers a thorough comparison of changes in volume, value, and unit price by origin and product category for the first quarter of 2024. Additionally, the report provides a detailed analysis of Chinese price trends relative to other origins, using a series of indices. Changes in unit values, shown as percentages, along with market shares for each category and origin, are also detailed. The complete table is available for download.

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US Apparel Imports in 1st Quarter 2024: China vs. RoW (Quarterly)

China took advantage of lower unit prices in the first quarter of 2024, regaining shares of the US apparel import market to the detriment of the Rest of the World (RoW). Our quarterly report compares US apparel imports from China with shipments from the Rest of the World (RoW) for every category of products in volume, value, and unit value terms. Historical data cover the past five years, from 2018 to 2023.

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Statistical Reports (Monthly & Quarterly)

Our report offers a monthly overview of US apparel imports, with a specific focus on imports from China vs. other countries. Import data is presented in volumes, values, and unit values. Historical trends spanning from 2000 to 2023 are also released. The report also offers an analysis of apparel imports differentiated between those made from cotton and man-made fibers.

Our review covers the US apparel imports in the last quarter, from a large number of origins, with percentage changes in volume, value and unit value terms. Data are available for download from Q1 2011.

Our review covers the US imports per quarter and for all categories of products, including cotton, wool, and man-made fiber apparel. Data are available for download from Q1 2011.

Our review compares the US imports from China vs. from the Rest of the World per quarter and for all categories of products. Data are available for download from 2015.

Our review compares unit prices of US apparel imports per quarter, per leading origin, and for most categories of products. Data are available for download.

Price Database (Quarterly Update)

Men/Boys & Women/Girls Cotton Knit Shirts (338 & 339). Men/Boys & Women/Girls Cotton Woven Shirts (340 & 341). Men/Boys & Women/Girls Cotton Trousers (347 & 348). Cotton Underwear (352).

Men/Boys & Women/Girls MMF Knit Shirts (638 & 639). Men/Boys & Women/Girls MMF Woven Shirts (640 & 641). Men/Boys & Women/Girls MMF Trousers (347 & 348). MMF Underwear (652).

Men & Women Cotton T-Shirts, Men/Boys & Women/Girls Cotton Pullovers, Men/Boys & Women/Girls Man-Made Fiber Pullovers, Cotton and Synthetic Socks.

Men & Women Cotton Denim Trousers, Men & Women Cotton Trousers (not denim or corduroy), Men/Boys & Women/Girls Cotton Woven Shirts, Men/Boys & Women/Girls Man-Made Fiber Woven Shirts.

Cotton Terry Towels, Cotton Bed Sheets (printed and non-printed), Man-Made Fiber Bed Sheets.