The international media reported that Pakistan has surpassed China in denim apparel exports to the United States (US). Pakistan’s cotton-made clothing exports to the US reached $276 million from January to September 2021. The amount exceeded China’s $274.63 million worth of exports. Comparatively, Pakistan exported $168.85 million to the US last year against $238.75 million to China during the same period.
The country has also narrowed the gap with Vietnam’s denim shipment to the USA in the Jan-Sept 2021 period. Bangladesh remains the biggest exporter of denim clothing to the US with a US$ 520.16 million export value and a 31.40 percent yearly increase.
Source: Apparel Resources