Kidswear imports by the US increased by 40.08 per cent to $1.10 million during the January-June ’21 period. As per an Apparel Resources report, this growth is attributed to rising momentum in back-to-school shopping in the US. The growth in the US kidswear market has given Asian exporters a reason to cheer as all major shipping destinations have grown in their respective shipments to USA in H1 ’21.
China topped with $256.43 million worth of kidswear export to the US, noting 49.82 per cent yearly growth in Jan.-Jun. ’21. India remained ahead of other neighboring countries and clocked $172.79 million worth of kids clothing shipment to the US, growing at the rate of 53.78 per cent. Vietnam accumulated $165.43 million revenues from its kidswear export to the US in H1 ’21. The South East Asian country noted around 49.43 per cent Y-o-Y growth. Bangladesh shipped $127.72 million worth of kids garment to the US, increasing its value by 30 per cent on yearly note.