Washington, DC – Mattress imports to the US fell by 11% between the first half of 2020 and 2021, according to the latest figures from the US International Trade Commission.
US mattress imports drop 11% in first half 2021
In the first half of 2021, the US imported 7.8m mattresses. In the same period in 2020, 8.8m mattresses were imported.
Indonesia was the largest exporter in both periods, but the volume of its exports fell. In the first half of 2020, it exported more than 2m mattress. This fell to 1.8m in the 2021 half.
Although Indonesia held its spot as top of the exporting nations in both years, there were changes further down the ranking, with Mexico overtaking Vietnam in second place. Mexico exported 1.4m mattresses to the US in the first half of 2021, while in the 2020 half Vietnam was second with 1.8m.
Turning to the most recent month for which figures are available, in June 2021 the US imported 1.48m mattresses. This is almost unchanged from the same month last year.
The largest source of imports to the US in June was Mexico which provided 310,000 mattresses. Indonesia came second with 285,000 units, Kosovo was third with 117 000 units and Taiwan fourth, with 114,000. The fifth largest exporter in June was Turkey.
In June 2020 ,the largest source of imports was Indonesia which generated 326 ,000 units. Vietnam with 304,000 units was second. Turkey was third and accounted for 144,000 units.
In total, the five largest sources of imports accounted for 1.48M units in June 21.