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African Fashion Conquering The Us Market

Posted On : March 15, 2023

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When the covid-19 outbreak crippled the continent’s apparel industry in 2022, Africa is back in style.
The United States imported apparel from Africa worth $3.491 billion last year, according to trade statistics acquired by Fiber2Fashion’s market analysis program TexPro.

Moreover, pants and shorts made up a total of 45.20% of the market, accounting for $1.578 billion. The remaining five key items of imported clothing were undergarments, sweaters, shirts, and T-shirts.

In particular, US imports of pants and shorts have climbed by more than 55% in the last two years following a pandemic-related fall in 2020, when they declined 14.21% to $1.014 billion, before rising by 32.88% to $1.347 billion in 2021. The value of imports from African nations rose by another 17.09% in 2022, reaching $1.578 billion.

In the previous year, imports of jerseys totaled 529.307 million dollars or 15.16% of the total. Similarly, the imports of shirts, T-shirts, and underwear were $446.874 million (12.80%), $319.666 million (9.16%), and $134.645 million (3.86%). According to TexPro, these top five products made up more than 86 percent of the whole incoming garment shipment from Africa to the United States.

Suits (2.23%), jackets and blazers (2.07%), babywear (1.89%), coats (1.38%), and sportswear (1.26%) were the top five other apparel items imported from the United States in 2022.

From the InfoAfrica Redaction

Content courtesy of Breaking Latest & NFH

 

 

 

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We encourages all aspiring fashion bloggers not to give up on your dream do what you love, and saying Whats on your mind, “post regularly and don’t give up! The worst thing you can do is have big breaks of not posting—your readers will feel really disappointed, and you’ll lose their attention.”

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