2004 U.S. footwear market, steady growth of imports
On the number, 2004, U.S. imports Cheng Pinxie 2,147,000,000 pairs, in 2003, compared with an increase of 7.53 percent. Cheng Pinxie in the United States imports in leather, non-waterproof plastic, textile face, non-waterproof plastic and other types of Footwear share of 42%, 38.81%, 7.95%, 0.65% and 10.59%. 2004 U.S. imports from China Cheng Pinxie 1,792,000,000 pairs, Cheng Pinxie of its total imports of 83.46 percent, compared to 2003 increased by 10.4 percent. Cheng Pinxie the United States in 2004 imported an average price of 6.27 U.S. dollars per pair, compared to 2003 rose 10.39 percent, and imports from China Cheng Pinxie an average price of 5.44 percent, compared to 2003 rose 5.44 percent.
January 2005 U.S. footwear imports amounted to 1,587,000,000 U.S. dollars, and last year increase of 7.24 percent over the same period, imports from China amounted to 1,123,000,000 U.S. dollars, accounting for U.S. footwear imports 70.77 percent of the total, over the same period last year, an increase of 7.77 %.