US’ import of brassieres – foundation garment and shapewear category –remained positive in January-July ’21 period.
As per an Apparel Resources report, the of US’ brassiers imports surged by 54.34 per cent during the seven month period to reach $1.60 billion. All top five exporting countries in brassieres category saw double-digit growth to the US while Honduras – the 7th top shipper – grew in triple digits.
China’s shipments grew by 54.36 per cent on Y-o-Y to $525 million while Vietnam clocked $313.14 million, increasing its export by 55.43 per cent on Y-o-Y basis during the period
Sri Lanka, Indonesia and Bangladesh shipped brassieres products to US worth $ 149.22 million, $147.85 million and $93 million, respectively; noting 39.40 per cent, 70.59 per cent and 46.58 per cent yearly growth.
Honduras doubled its shipment of brassieres products to $52.75 million and witnessed a whopping 107.12 per cent yearly growth in the US market.
The demand for a wide range of products, such as control camisoles, corsets, body shapers, singlets and body briefs, is likely to boost the market growth even more in the US in months to come.