US denim imports in September 2022 rose 27 per cent compared to September 2021. However this is a decline from a 31 percent rise in the first eight months of the year and a 42 percent first-half rise.
A slowdown in consumer demand has caused merchants to take stock of their inventory positions. US denim imports in September 2022 from Bangladesh increased 42 percent year over year. This was down slightly from a 46 percent hike in August 2022.
Bangladesh is the top denim supplier to the US. Imports from Mexico in September 2022 rose by 18 percent compared to the prior month’s 20 percent rise. Denim shipments from Pakistan were up 36 percent from a year earlier while imports from Vietnam rose 25 percent and shipments from Cambodia increased 47 percent. China’s jeans shipments into the US rose by a meager six percentas the country’s production faces competition from ongoing tariff costs and diversification strategies. US jeans imports from Egypt increased 60 percent. Imports from Nicaragua increased 25 percent. Imports from Turkey rose 21 percent and imports from Sri Lanka rose by 24 percent.
By Fashionating World