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Tariff Effect Sends Tremors Through US Apparel Imports

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Oh, how the mighty have fallen. U.S. apparel imports from China in September—when 15 percent tariffs went into effect—nosedived 18 percent to $2.55 billion worth of goods compared with a year earlier. In volume, China shipped 13 percent fewer goods in the month to 1.17 billion square meter equivalents (SME) compared to September 2018, according…

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