US Cotton Textile Trade

U.S. Cotton Textile Trade

  (Thousand Bale Equivalents)
Calendar Year 2014 2015 2016 2017
  Yarn, Thread, and Fabric
Imports      1,399      1,455      1,450      1,413
Exports      3,269      3,409      3,197      3,132
Net Trade     (1,870)     (1,955)     (1,748)     (1,719)
  Apparel
Imports     12,704     13,174     12,558     12,484
Exports         281         333         284         295
Net Trade     12,423     12,841     12,275     12,189
  Home Furnishings
Imports      3,162      3,425      3,481      3,707
Exports           61           54           45           53
Net Trade      3,102      3,371      3,436      3,654
  Floor Coverings
Imports         220         236         254         272
Exports           54           53           52           54
Net Trade         167         184         202         218
  Total
Imports     17,491     18,376     17,830     17,977
Exports      3,665      3,851      3,580      3,536
Net Trade     13,826     14,525     14,250     14,441
         
Source: USDA, ERS