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Nicaragua becomes leading apparel supplier to US

Monday, April 22, 2013

Nicaragua ranked among the 11th largest apparel supplying countries to the United States in terms of volume and the 12th largest in value in 2012.

This means it has become an important player in the global textile and apparel industry, according to the US Office of Textiles and Apparel, Otexa.

Nicaragua's apparel industry is an important development engine for the national economy, as it accounted for nearly 59 percent of total free zones exports in 2012 with $1.36 billion.

Source: Fibre2fashion