The U.S. International Trade Administration (ITA) under the Office of Textiles and Apparel (OTEXA) has released the annual and updated report entitled "Going Global: Export Guide for Textiles and Apparel." The report profiles the 15 largest export markets for U.S. exports of textiles and apparel.
According to the report, the supply chain for textiles and apparel has become increasingly global by including North America, Latin America, Europe, Africa, and Asia Pacific, opening the door to suppliers, manufacturers, and assemblers as potential partners for U.S. firms looking to expand abroad. Additionally, the report shows that total textile and apparel exports in 2012 increased by 15 percent.
The Top 15 Markets for U.S. Textile and Apparel exports are also listed in the report.