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World textile and apparel trade and production trends: the USA, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia and Mexico, April 2016

World textile and apparel trade and production trends: the USA, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia and Mexico, April 2016

This latest edition of our flagship series of reports contains statistical data, information and insight into the textile and apparel industries in the USA, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia and Mexico. The report presents a wealth of information on: exports by destination; imports; and production. Also, it includes information on consumer expenditure and the retail market in the USA, and retail sales in Argentina. In the USA, imports of textiles and clothing were up in terms of value and volume in 2015. However, textile production and clothing production declined, and exports of textiles and clothing fell in value terms for the first time in six years. Meanwhile, imports of textiles and clothing in Argentina were up for the first time in four years, but textile production was down and exports of textiles and clothing declined sharply. In Brazil, textile and clothing production declined, as did textile and clothing imports and exports. In Colombia, exports of textiles and clothing fell for the third consecutive year, but there were increases in textile production and clothing production. In Mexico, textile and clothing exports fell, while textile and clothing imports rose. However, textile production and clothing production in Mexico increased.


  • SUMMARY
  • USA
    • Consumer expenditure
    • Retail market
    • Imports
      • Textile and clothing imports by product
    • Average price of US textile and clothing imports
    • US textile and clothing imports by supplying country
      • Table USA: leading suppliers of textile and clothing importsa, 2010-15 (mn smeb)
    • Production
    • Employment
    • Exports
      • US textile and clothing exports by product
    • US textile and clothing exports by destination country
  • ARGENTINA
    • Exports
    • Export markets
    • Exports from Argentina to Brazil
    • Exports from Argentina to the EU
    • Exports from Argentina to other major markets
    • Exports from Argentina to the USA
    • Textile and clothing retail sales
    • Production
    • Imports
  • BRAZIL
    • Exports
    • Export markets
    • Exports from Brazil to Argentina
    • Exports from Brazil to Vietnam
    • Exports from Brazil to Indonesia
    • Exports from Brazil to China
    • Exports from Brazil to other markets
    • Exports from Brazil to the USA
    • Exports from Brazil to the EU
    • Production
    • Imports
  • COLOMBIA
    • Exports
    • Export markets
    • Exports from Colombia to the USA
    • Exports from Colombia to Ecuador
    • Exports from Colombia to Mexico
    • Exports from Colombia to Peru
    • Exports from Colombia to Venezuela
    • Exports from Colombia to other markets
    • Production
  • MEXICO
    • Exports
    • Export markets
    • Exports from Mexico to the USA
    • Exports from Mexico to the EU
    • Exports from Mexico to other markets
    • Production
    • Imports
    • Outlook

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