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Narrow Fabric Market in the USA - Key Insights

IndexBox has just published a new report, the U.S. Narrow Fabric And Schiffli Machine Embroidery Market. Analysis And Forecast to 2025. Here is a summary of the report's key findings.

The revenue of the narrow fabric market in the U.S. amounted to $1.4B in 2018, increasing by 3.7% against the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, retail marketing costs, and retailers' margins, which will be included in the final consumer price). The market value increased at an average annual rate of +2.2% from 2013 to 2018; the trend pattern remained consistent, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations being recorded over the period under review. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2017, when it surged by 5.4% against the previous year. Narrow fabric consumption peaked in 2018, and is expected to retain its growth in the near future.

Narrow Fabric Production in the USA


In value terms, narrow fabric production totaled $880M in 2018. Over the last decade, narrow fabric production, however, continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2015, with an increase of 6.8% y-o-y. In that year, narrow fabric production attained its peak level of $948M. From 2016 to 2018, narrow fabric production growth remained at a somewhat lower figure.

Exports from the USA


Narrow fabric exports from the U.S. stood at 17K tonnes in 2018, waning by -6.4% against the previous year. In general, narrow fabric exports continue to indicate a measured downturn.

In value terms, narrow fabric exports stood at $183M (IndexBox estimates) in 2018. Over the period under review, narrow fabric exports continue to indicate a mild deduction. In that year, narrow fabric exports attained their peak of $222M. From 2015 to 2018, the growth of narrow fabric exports remained at a lower figure.

Exports by Country


Nicaragua (3.9K tonnes), Haiti (2.8K tonnes) and China (1.3K tonnes) were the main destinations of narrow fabric exports from the U.S., together comprising 47% of total exports. These countries were followed by Honduras, Germany, Brazil, South Korea, India, the UK, Malaysia, Australia and Japan, which together accounted for a further 27%.

From 2013 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of exports, amongst the main countries of destination, was attained by Malaysia, while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Nicaragua ($34M), Haiti ($22M) and China ($16M) constituted the largest markets for narrow fabric exported from the U.S. worldwide, with a combined 39% share of total exports. These countries were followed by Germany, South Korea, Honduras, Brazil, the UK, Japan, Australia, Malaysia and India, which together accounted for a further 28%.

Export Prices by Country


The average narrow fabric export price stood at $11 per kg in 2018, leveling off at the previous year. Overall, the narrow fabric export price, however, continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2017, when the average export price increased by 8.7% year-to-year. Export price peaked at $11 per kg in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2018, export prices failed to regain their momentum.

Export prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest export price was the UK ($22 per kg), while the average price for exports to India ($5.3 per kg) was amongst the lowest.

From 2013 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of export prices was recorded for supplies to Germany, while the export prices for the other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

Imports into the USA


In 2018, the amount of narrow fabrics and schiffli machine embroidery imported into the U.S. stood at 65K tonnes, going up by 6.4% against the previous year. The total import volume increased at an average annual rate of +3.8% over the period from 2013 to 2018; the trend pattern remained relatively stable, with only minor fluctuations being observed over the period under review.

In value terms, narrow fabric imports amounted to $489M (IndexBox estimates) in 2018.

Imports by Country


In 2018, China (32K tonnes) constituted the largest narrow fabric supplier to the U.S., with a 50% share of total imports. Moreover, narrow fabric imports from China exceeded the figures recorded by the second largest supplier, Taiwan, Chinese (10K tonnes), threefold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by South Korea (4.1K tonnes), with a 6.3% share.

From 2013 to 2018, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume from China totaled +6.3%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Taiwan, Chinese (-0.8% per year) and South Korea (+1.7% per year).

In value terms, China ($196M), Taiwan, Chinese ($104M) and Germany ($31M) appeared to be the largest narrow fabric suppliers to the U.S., together accounting for 68% of total imports.

Import Prices by Country


In 2018, the average narrow fabric import price amounted to $7.5 per kg, stabilizing at the previous year. Overall, the narrow fabric import price, however, continues to indicate a slight contraction.

Import prices varied noticeably by the country of origin; the country with the highest import price was Germany ($12,977 per tonne), while the price for India ($4,363 per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2013 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of import prices was attained by Italy, while the import prices for the other major suppliers experienced a decline.

Companies Mentioned in the Report


Velcro USA, Southern Weaving Company, A & P Technology, Bally Ribbon Mills, Johnston-Morehouse-Dickey Co., Rhode Island Textile Company, McMichael Mills, Efa, Impact Innovations, Carolina Narrow Fabric Company, Murdock Webbing Company, Offray Specialty Narrow Fabrics, Bates Rubber, Lawrence Schiff Silk Mills, Atkins & Pearce, Dunn Manufacturing, Simplicity Creative Group, Ribbon Webbing Corporation, Carolace Embroidery Co, Labeltex Mills, Velcro, AEC Virginia, General Shoe Lace Company, U S Label Corporation, Worldtex, Continental Ticking Corporation of America, Carlcraft Knit Sales, Remier Narrow Fabrics, Keystone Textile, Narroflex, Gafftech

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Product coverage:

Narrow fabrics (12 inches or less in width), woven; Narrow fabrics (12 inches or less in width), braided; Covered rubber thread, made in narrow fabric mills; Schiffli machine embroideries; Narrow fabric mills and Schiffli machine embroidery, nsk, total


The report provides on a detailed analysis of the U.S. narrow fabric market. It reveals the latest data of the market size and volume, domestic production, exports and imports, price dynamics and turnover in the industry. In addition, the report contains insightful information about the industry, including industry life cycle, business locations, productivity, employment and many other crucial aspects. The Company Profiles section contains current data on the major players in the industry.


Countries coverage: the U.S.


Companies mentioned:

Velcro USA,

Southern Weaving Company,

A & P Technology,

Bally Ribbon Mills,

Johnston-Morehouse-Dickey Co.,

Rhode Island Textile Company,

McMichael Mills,

Efa,

Impact Innovations,

Carolina Narrow Fabric Company,

Murdock Webbing Company,

Offray Specialty Narrow Fabrics,

Bates Rubber,

Lawrence Schiff Silk Mills,

Atkins & Pearce,

Dunn Manufacturing,

Simplicity Creative Group,

Ribbon Webbing Corporation,

Carolace Embroidery Co,

Labeltex Mills, Velcro,

AEC Virginia,

General Shoe Lace Company,

U S Label Corporation,

Worldtex,

Continental Ticking Corporation of America,

Carlcraft Knit Sales,

Remier Narrow Fabrics,

Keystone Textile,

Narroflex,

Gafftech


Data coverage:

• Narrow fabric market size;

• Narrow fabric production, value of shipments;

• Key market players and their profiles;

• Exports, imports and trade balance;

• Import and export prices;

• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term;

• Key industry statistics;

• Life cycle of the narrow fabric industry;

• Number of establishments and their locations;

• Employment data;

• Narrow fabric industry productivity.


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1. INTRODUCTION

Making Data-Driven Decisions to Grow Your Business

1.1
REPORT DESCRIPTION
1.2
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AND AI PLATFORM
1.3
DATA-DRIVEN DECISIONS FOR YOUR BUSINESS
1.4
GLOSSARY AND SPECIFIC TERMS
2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

A Quick Overview of Market Performance

2.1
KEY FINDINGS
2.2
MARKET TRENDS
3. MARKET OVERVIEW

Understanding the Current State of The Market and Its Prospects

3.1
MARKET SIZE
3.2
MARKET STRUCTURE
3.3
TRADE BALANCE
3.4
PER CAPITA CONSUMPTION
3.5
MARKET FORECAST TO 2025
4. MOST PROMISING PRODUCTS

Finding New Products to Diversify Your Business

4.1
TOP PRODUCTS TO DIVERSIFY YOUR BUSINESS
4.2
BEST-SELLING PRODUCTS
4.3
MOST CONSUMED PRODUCT
4.4
MOST TRADED PRODUCT
4.5
MOST PROFITABLE PRODUCT FOR EXPORT
5. MOST PROMISING SUPPLYING COUNTRIES

Choosing the Best Countries to Establish Your Sustainable Supply Chain

5.1
TOP COUNTRIES TO SOURCE YOUR PRODUCT
5.2
TOP PRODUCING COUNTRIES
5.3
TOP EXPORTING COUNTRIES
5.4
LOW-COST EXPORTING COUNTRIES
6. MOST PROMISING OVERSEAS MARKETS

Choosing the Best Countries to Boost Your Exports

6.1
TOP OVERSEAS MARKETS FOR EXPORTING YOUR PRODUCT
6.2
TOP CONSUMING MARKETS
6.3
UNSATURATED MARKETS
6.4
TOP IMPORTING MARKETS
6.5
MOST PROFITABLE MARKETS
7. PRODUCTION

The Latest Trends and Insights into The Industry

7.1
PRODUCTION VOLUME AND VALUE
8. IMPORTS

The Largest Import Supplying Countries

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2013–2018
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Destinations for Exports

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2013–2018
9.2
EXPORTS BY COUNTRY
9.3
EXPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
10. PROFILES OF MAJOR PRODUCERS

The Largest Producers on The Market and Their Profiles

LIST OF TABLES
Table 1:
Key Findings In 2018
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2013–2018
Table 3:
Market Value, 2013–2018
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption In 2013-2018
Table 5:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2013–2018
Table 6:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2013–2018
Table 7:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2013–2018
Table 8:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2013–2018
Table 9:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2013–2018
Table 10:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2013–2018
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2013–2018
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2013–2018
Figure 3:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2013-2018
Figure 4:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2013-2018
Figure 5:
Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2013-2018
Figure 6:
Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2013-2018
Figure 7:
Per Capita Consumption, 2013-2018
Figure 8:
Market Forecast To 2025
Figure 9:
Products: Market Size And Growth, By Type
Figure 10:
Products: Average Per Capita Consumption, By Type
Figure 11:
Products: Exports And Growth, By Type
Figure 12:
Products: Export Prices And Growth, By Type
Figure 13:
Production Volume And Growth
Figure 14:
Exports And Growth
Figure 15:
Export Prices And Growth
Figure 16:
Market Size And Growth
Figure 17:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 18:
Imports And Growth
Figure 19:
Import Prices
Figure 20:
Production, In Physical Terms, 2013–2018
Figure 21:
Production, In Value Terms, 2013–2018
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2013–2018
Figure 23:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2013–2018
Figure 24:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2018
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2013–2018
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2013–2018
Figure 27:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2013–2018
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2013–2018
Figure 29:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2013–2018
Figure 30:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2018
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2013–2018
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2013–2018
Figure 33:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2013–2018
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