U.S. textiles and clothing exports up 20.15% between January and September 2021


United States textiles and clothing exports grew 20.15% year-on-year in the first nine months of this year. The value of exports stood at $ 16.750 billion between January and September 2021, compared to $ 13.941 billion during the same period last year, according to data from the Office of Textiles and Apparel, U.S. Department of Commerce. .

By category, apparel exports grew 28.94% year-on-year to $ 4.385 billion, while textile products grew 17.31% to $ 12.365 billion in the first nine months of 2021 .

Among textile products, yarn exports increased 26.09% year-on-year to $ 2.902 billion, while fabric exports increased 15.79% to $ 6.451 billion and made-up goods exports and miscellaneous increased 12.92% to $ 3.011 billion.

United States textiles and clothing exports grew 20.15% year-on-year in the first nine months of this year. The value of exports stood at $ 16.750 billion between January and September 2021, up from $ 13.941 billion during the same period last year, according to data from the Office of Textiles and Apparel, U.S. Department of Commerce. .

At the country level, Mexico and Canada together accounted for almost half of total US textiles and clothing exports during the review period. The United States supplied $ 4.726 billion in textiles and clothing to Mexico during the nine-month period, followed by $ 3.911 billion to Canada and $ 1.051 billion to Honduras.

In recent years, US exports of textiles and clothing have remained in the range of $ 22 billion to $ 25 billion annually. In 2014, they amounted to $ 24.418 billion, while they were $ 23.622 billion in 2015, $ 22.124 billion in 2016, $ 22.671 billion in 2017, $ 23.467 billion in 2018 and from $ 22.905 billion in 2019. However, the value declined to $ 19.330 billion last year due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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