WASHINGTON — Coming off of a record import level last year, textile and apparel imports to the U.S. rose 11.5 percent in January compared with a year earlier, to 4.4 billion square meter equivalents, marking the highest level for any January since 1989, the Commerce Department’s Office of Textiles & Apparel said Thursday.
Apparel imports in January increased 17 percent to 2 billion SME compared with a year earlier, while textile shipments rose 7.5 percent to 2.5 billion SME.
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