Washington, DC – In March 2021, the US imported 1.33m mattresses. This is down by 8%, being 123,000 fewer than were imported in March 2020.
US mattress imports down slightly in March 2021
In the first three months of 2021, the US imported 3.53m units. This is a 8% fall compared with the same timeframe in 2020.
The largest source of imports to the US in March was Indonesia, which provided 231,000 mattresses. Mexico came second with 190, 000 units, Turkey was third with 105,000 units and Taiwan fourth, with 82,000 units.
In March 2020, the largest source of imports was Indonesia which generated 345,000 units. Vietnam, with 309, 000 units, was second. Turkey was third, and accounted for 180,000 units.
In total, the five largest sources of imports accounted for 961,000 units in March 2021
During the first quarter of 2021, Indonesia exported 824,000 mattresses. Indonesia was followed by Mexico with 587,000 units, then Turkey with 373,000 units, Vietnam at 343 000 units. In fifth place was Taiwan, which supplied 236.000 units.
In total, the top five exporting nations supplied 69% of all mattresses to the US during the first three months of 2021. This proportion is down on the period in 2020, when the top five producers supplied 76.5% of imports.
Data supplied by the US International Trade Commission.