Español Français Deutsch Italiano Português 汉语

US exports of yarns, fabrics and garments up by 9.1%

US manufacturers exported yarns, fabrics and garments with a value of $28.6 billion in 2017, an increase compared to the previous year of 9.1%.

A breakdown of the figures, which come from the US Department of Commerce and the International Trade Commission, show that exports of fabrics brought in $8.9 billion last year, while cotton and wool brought in a combined $5.9 billion in export revenues. This was followed by $5.7 billion in apparel exports and $4.4 billion in shipments of other yarns. The remaining contribution of $3.7 billion came from home furnishings and other non-apparel sewn products.

A total of $11.8 billion came from shipments of these products to the US’s partners in the North American Free Trade Agreement, Mexico and Canada, while $8.7 billion came from shipments to Asia. Partners in the Central America and Dominican Republic bought $3.4 billion worth of textile materials and garments from the US, while Europe’s share was $2.8 billion and the rest of the world contributed $1.9 billion.

Share this story:

Milspeed D cannot be held responsible for content if the language setting is changed from English. The translations provided by Google Translate are automated and therefore might not be accurate and may contain incorrect, offensive or misleading language. We offer this facility as a guide only.

Copyright © 2018 World Trades Publishing Limited. All Rights Reserved.