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Global apparel trade and trade policy: the US clothing import market, April 2020
published in Issue 45, April 2020
This report provides vital data and analysis of trends in the US clothing import market. Also, it focuses in detail on clothing imports into the USA from ten key supplying countries, namely Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, El Salvador, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Nicaragua and Vietnam. In 2019 US clothing imports rose in value terms to reach their second highest level on record. In volume terms, US clothing imports declined but still reached their second highest level on record. Meanwhile, the average price of US clothing imports rose by 1.5% but remained at its sixth lowest level for several years. China remained the USA's largest clothing supplier in 2019, but US clothing imports from China were down in value and volume terms compared with 2018. There were falls in 2019 in the shares of US clothing imports which came from El Salvador, Indonesia and Mexico as US clothing imports from these three countries declined but there were rises in the shares of US clothing imports which came from Bangladesh, Cambodia, Honduras, India, Nicaragua and Vietnam--reflecting strong growth in US imports from all six countries.
Global Apparel Markets provides intelligence, analysis and insight on the global apparel and fashion industries.
What's in it? Each issue contains data and expert analysis on key industry topics, including: artificial intelligence (AI); augmented reality (AR); consumer expenditure; corporate social responsibility (CSR); cotton; denim; environmental sustainability; fibres; imports and exports; key geographical markets; labour law; product innovations; regulation; retail; sourcing; strategy; supply chains; and trade and trade policy.
A single issue of Global Apparel Markets includes:
practical and strategic advice from an industry expert a report on a key geographical market a round-up of the latest product innovations a feature on trade and trade policy comprehensive coverage of the latest business news
An annual subscription to Global Apparel Markets is a cost-effective way to keep informed about trends and developments in the global apparel and fashion industries. Subscriptions are available in printed and/or digital formats. Printed and digital subscribers receive each issue in printed format in addition to a digital PDF file, which is available immediately on publication. Subscribers also receive a complementary digital subscription to Global Apparel Update, delivered directly by email once a month. This free supplement contains essential information on business news and the latest product developments.
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