Washington, DC – Imports of footwear to the US fell by 89.2% in September 2020 compared with September 2019. At 162.2 million units, that is 1342.2 million fewer than September 2019.
So far this year, the US has imported 1351.8 million pairs of footwear. By the same time last year, that number stood at 7776.3 million units. This is a 82.6% fall.
The biggest source of imports in September was China, which supplied 103.9 million pairs. China was followed by Vietnam with 36.4 million pairs, Indonesia 6.3 million pairs, Cambodia 4.4 million pairs, and India with 1.7 million pairs.
In total, the top five sources of imports accounted for 94.1% of all the imports in September.
In the first nine months of the year, the five largest importers took a 95.4% share.