Washington, DC – In May 2020, the US imported 1.07m mattresses. This is down by 11%, at 128,000 fewer than in May 2019
The year-to-date total of mattresses imported to the US is 7.29 m, a 39% rise compared with the same time frame in 2019. So far in 2020, the US has imported 0.52 m more mattresses than it did in the first five months of last year.
The largest source of imports to the US in May 2020 was Indonesia, which provided 277,400 mattresses. This was followed by Vietnam with 201,000 units, Cambodia with 145,000 and Turkey 79,600. The top five exporting nations to the US, which also includes Mexico, supplied 770,000 of the May total.
The geographical spread of countries exporting to the US has changed significantly in the past year. In May 2019, the largest source of imports was China, which shipped 500,000 mattresses. This was followed by Mexico with 162,000 units. Vietnam was third and accounted for 160,000 units. In total, the five largest sources of imports accounted for 960,000 units of imports.
Data is supplied by the US International Trade Commission.