Canada’s apparel imports grew by 1.14 per cent to $663.94 million in February 2021 as against January 2020. On a yearly basis, Canada’s apparel imports grew by 8.35 per cent in February ’21compared to that in February ’20, says Apparel Resources. Of Canada’s total import value, import of knitted clothing grew by 27.74 per cent on Y-o-Y basis to $382.24 million and 1.90 per cent on M-o-M basis.
On the other hand, imports of woven clothing declined by 10.15 per cent Y-o-Y to $ 281.70 million while they grew by 0.75 per cent on monthly note. China lost share in February ’21 apparel shipment to Canada as compared to February ’20, while Cambodia – the second largest exporter to the North American country – grew significantly in its value-wise share.