7 September 2016 - Apparel exports from Vietnam could now stagnate, after surging for years. A slowing down US market and higher labor costs are now threatening the long-term growth of Vietnam's apparel industry. The free trade agreement TPP could however boost sales, if passed by US Congress after presidential elections. Our report includes Vietnam's latest clothing export data per month and destination and provides comprehensive data for US imports per quota category and EU imports per HS 4-digit categories over the 2011-2016 period. Quarterly unit prices and trends are calculated over the last five years.