The US imported apparel worth $3.513 billion in the first three quarters of 2022. Trousers and shirts were the biggest contributors in Cambodia’s shipments to the US with a share of 31.06 per cent ($1.091 billion) of the total imports during the period under review. Along with jerseys, trousers and shorts contributed more than half of the total imports.
The import of trousers from Cambodia by the US was around one third of its total imports. Jerseys contributed 21.62 per cent ($759.570 million) in the same period. Both products collectively made up for 52.68 per cent share of the total imports. The other top items were babywear (8.31 per cent), nightwear (7.77 per cent), shirts (4.84 per cent), T-shirts (3.98 per cent), innerwear (3.52 per cent), dresses (3.26 per cent), coats (2.62 per cent) and swimwear (1.48 per cent), according to Fibre2Fashion’s market insight tool TexPro.
The imports during the first nine months of this year reached $3.590 billion, thus surpassing the total imports of $3.522 billion in 2021.