US Cotton Textile Trade

U.S. Cotton Textile Trade

  (Thousand Bale Equivalents)
Calendar Year 2015 2016 2017 2018
  Yarn, Thread, and Fabric
Imports      1,455      1,450      1,413      1,529
Exports      3,409      3,197      3,132      3,031
Net Trade     (1,955)     (1,748)     (1,719)     (1,502)
  Apparel
Imports     13,174     12,558     12,484     13,026
Exports         333         284         295         277
Net Trade     12,841     12,275     12,189     12,749
  Home Furnishings
Imports      3,425      3,481      3,707      3,772
Exports           54           45           52           52
Net Trade      3,371      3,436      3,654      3,719
  Floor Coverings
Imports         236         254         272         309
Exports           53           52           54           51
Net Trade         184         202         218         258
  Total
Imports     18,376     17,830     17,977     18,726
Exports      3,851      3,580      3,536      3,412
Net Trade     14,525     14,250     14,441     15,313
         
Source: USDA, ERS