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Textiles, apparel exports to US increase by 30.68pc in 2021

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The import volume of textiles and apparel from Bangladesh by the United States of America (USA) keeps growing with 30.68 per cent rise last year, according to the Office of Textiles and Apparel (OTEXA), USA.

The OTEXA recently published the monthly trade data of the United State of America for the period of January-November, 2021.

The US import from Bangladesh during the mentioned period has increased by 30.68 per cent compared to the same period of 2020, whereas their global import saw 25.43 per cent growth, said Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) Director Mohiuddin Rubel on Sunday.

China being the top import market for USA and having a 24 per cent share of the USA’s total apparel import, posted 27.29 per cent growth during this period, he said.

During this period USA's import from Vietnam has grown by 12.73, per cent, reports UNB.

Countries which have seen significant growth are - Pakistan 59.30 per cent, Honduras 47.10 per cent, India 35.47 per cent, and Mexico 29.67 per cent.

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