The US has noted a surge of 1.13 per cent in its apparel imports during January to November 2017 period, as per the latest data released by OTEXA. The country imported 25,200 mn SME of apparels in the review period as against 24,918.59 mn SME of apparel imports in the corresponding period of 2016.Further, the US reported a fall of 0.29 per cent in value terms during the reporting period. It imported apparels worth $74.72 bn in the said 11 months of 2017, whereas the value of the imported apparels in the same period of 2016 was $74.94 bn. In volume-wise cotton and wools apparels import, the US noted a drop of 2.4 per cent and 12.9 per cent, respectively.