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Dedicated to increasing the international competitiveness of the U.S. fiber, textile, apparel, footwear, and travel goods industries

Trade Data and Research

Trade Data and Research

When choosing which markets to pursue, it is important to fully understand the economic and business conditions that will influence and impact the sales of textiles and apparel products. OTEXA and other government agencies have a wide range of data and resources to help you evaluate and compare countries to determine which best fit your customer profile.

U.S. Import and Export Trade Information
Detailed trade data are also available through OTEXA. These statistics are updated frequently and provide you with up-to-date information on the state of imports and exports of textiles and apparel. You can browse and analyze the latest trade data by country, commodity, year and more.
Visit the Trade Data page to access this information.

  Major Shippers Report
Import data measuring the volume and dollar value of imports to the U.S. from around the world

  Export Market Report
Data on U.S. exports to the world organized by category

  Trade Balance Report
Measures imports, exports and the trade balance for U.S. textiles and apparel trade with the world and select partners

  Free Trade Agreement Data
Trade data under each U.S. Free Trade Agreement

  Trade Preference Program Data
Trade data under each U.S. trade preference program Including this information in you research and strategic planning will help ensure that the markets you chose to export to will have promising long term prospects


OTEXA Webinars
OTEXA conducts periodic webinars online. These webinars discuss and explore various trade and market related topics including country specific retail market conditions, Intellectual Property Rights protection, and programs in a post-quota environment. These webinars are hosted by field experts, officials working for the U.S. government, and private industries. The webinars are free of charge and you can sign up for e-mail notifications to be informed of future webinars.