The total value of T-shirts imported by the US declined 10.70 per cent Y-o-Y to $2.92 billion during the January-February ’21 period. As per Textile Value Chain, volume-wise, the imports declined by 8.04 per cent on Y-o-Y basis to 83.68 million dozen and plunged by 8.04 per cent on Y-o-Y basis in January- February ’21 period.
According to an analysis done by Apparel Resources, imports from China increased by 5.37 per cent to $403.87 million. As far as quantity of shipment is concerned, China exported 13.51 million dozen T-shirts to its largest trade partner, growing by 17.58 per cent on yearly note.
Shipments by Bangladesh increased by 2.87 per cent to 5.35 million dozen, which valued $129.10 million in the January-February ’21 period. India shipments declined by 19.62 per cent to $140.42 million while volume wise shipments dropped by 0.06 per cent to 4.21 million dozen of T-shirts.