US Cotton Textile Trade

U.S. Cotton Textile Trade

  (Thousand Bale Equivalents)
Calendar Year 2013 2014 2015 2016
  Yarn, Thread, and Fabric
Imports      1,327      1,399      1,455      1,450
Exports      3,207      3,269      3,409      3,197
Net Trade     (1,879)     (1,870)     (1,955)     (1,748)
  Apparel
Imports     12,956     12,704     13,174     12,558
Exports         301         281         333         284
Net Trade     12,655     12,423     12,841     12,275
  Home Furnishings
Imports      3,150      3,162      3,425      3,481
Exports           59           61           54           45
Net Trade      3,091      3,102      3,371      3,436
  Floor Coverings
Imports         195         220         236         254
Exports           61           54           53           52
Net Trade         134         167         184         202
  Total
Imports     17,634     17,491     18,376     17,830
Exports      3,629      3,665      3,851      3,580
Net Trade     14,005     13,826     14,525     14,250
         
Source: USDA, ERS