The US’ imports of floor items from Europe were valued at $158.815 million in January-September 2022, which was 25.55 per cent of the total home textiles imports by the US. The inbound shipment of made-ups was $90.183 million (14.51 per cent), furnishing articles $57.512 million (9.25 per cent), camping $37.067 million (5.96 per cent), window $30.308 million (4.88 per cent), bathroom & kitchen $28.250 million ( 4.54 per cent), and table $18.815 million (3.03 per cent), according to Fibre2Fashion’s market insight tool TexPro.
Sets, worn clothing and used/new rugs were the other home textiles items imported by the US, which totaled $13.067 million (2.10 per cent).
The United States imported home textiles from Europe worth $621.678 million in the first nine months of 2022. Bed products topped the list with a value of $182.215 million during the period, constituting 29.31 per cent of total home textiles import by the US. Floor products were second on the list, accounting for 25.55 per cent of the total US imports.#
In 2021, the US had imported total home textile products worth $830.597 million. Out of which, floor import was $257.192 million (30.96 per cent), bed products $246.893 million (29.72 per cent), made-ups $107.773 million (12.98 per cent), furnishing articles $77.082 million (9.28 per cent), camping $41.283 million ( 4.97 per cent) and bathroom & kitchen $36.015 million (4.34 per cent), as per TexPro.
Fiber2Fashion News Desk (KUL)