Desk Report Apparel exports to US rise 45.53pc in the month of January. According to the Commerce Department’s Office of Textiles & Apparel (OTEXA). “It is a bit surprising to see the surge continuing during the month of January,
OTEXA shows, The US imported ready-made garment (RMG) items worth US$756 million from Bangladesh in January 2022, marking a 45.53 per cent growth. Bangladesh exported goods worth $519 million to the US in January 2021.
Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, Bangladesh fetched $7.14 billion from RMG exports to the US in 2021, keeping the market as its single-largest destination without any duty preference. According to Industry insiders, high demand for the Bangladeshi RMG products, especially knit ones, since beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic.