Types of personal luxury items purchased second-hand in the U.S. 2018
Which country is the biggest exporter of used clothes?
United States was the biggest exporter of used clothes worldwide in 2018. The world’s biggest economy sent out second-hand clothes worth US$731.3 million that year, followed by United Kingdom whose trade volume of used clothing amounted to approximately US$550 million. The global apparel resale market is growing at a rapid rate since 2012 and by 2024, it is expected to reach a market value of US$64 billion.
Which country is the biggest importer of used clothes?
In 2018, Pakistan, India and Malaysia were three of the biggest importers of used clothes worldwide: These Asian countries imported second-hand clothing worth of a combined US$703 million that year. The U.S., on the other hand, was the tenth-leading importer of used clothes, having spent US$113.6 during the same period.