US Apparel Imports in 4th Quarter 2023: Categories (Quarterly)

The unit prices of US apparel imports experienced a significant decline in the fourth quarter of 2023. However, compared to their levels five years earlier, there was an overall increase. The results varied significantly depending on product categories. Our report encompasses US apparel imports within each category from the fourth quarter of 2018 to 2023. The data includes information on volume, value, and unit values over the past five years. Fourth-quarter data spanning from 2011 to 2023 are available for download. Read more...

China Apparel Exports (Quarterly)

China's apparel exports recovered in the last quarter of 2023 in volumes, falling less significantly in values, due to base effects. Our quarterly report provides a comprehensive overview of China's apparel exports, encompassing volume, value, and unit values for each destination, over the past four years. Reports on knit, woven, and total apparel exports are presented separately. All data are readily accessible for download. Read more...

Inflation in Emerging Countries (Monthly)

Inflation rates are no more declining in emerging economies, reflecting a potential rebound in production costs. Our monthly report compares inflation rates in low-cost countries, utilizing historical data dating back to June 2007. Furthermore, we assess the impact of currency fluctuations against the US dollar, the euro, and the British pound to gauge the real terms of trade for exporters. Read more...

China Textile & Clothing Production Costs (Monthly)

Chinese authorities have released slightly improved results, albeit primarily influenced by base effects. Despite these marginal gains, the deflationary trend appears firmly entrenched. Our comprehensive statistical report provides an in-depth analysis of China's production costs and consumer prices, with a specific emphasis on the textile and clothing sectors. Read more...

U.S. Apparel Imports: December 2023 (Monthly)

US apparel imports less dramatically fell in December, with Chinese shipments showing a stronger performance and not only due to base effects. 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 2023. Additionally, it includes an analysis of apparel crafted from cotton compared to those made from man-made fibers. Read more...