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.
OTEXA conducts periodic webinars online (archives of past presentations are available as well). 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.
Additional Sources for Statistics and Data
The International Trade Administration and other government agencies maintain a wide variety of economic and trade data that can assist you and help you determine where to sell your products. Visit these resources to get a complete understanding of your potential trade partners. OTEXA's References and Resources page can also guide you to helpful sources and additional trade and market information.
Contact a Trade Specialist:
Office of Textiles and Apparel (OTEXA)
U.S. Department of Commerce
Washington, DC 20230
Phone: (202) 482-5078 | Fax: (202) 482-2331