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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through March 2019.

Exports: T-shirts, tank tops, knit or crocheted

T-shirts, tank tops, knit or crocheted, the No. 302 export by value totaled $69.6 million for the month of March, $182.68 million through March of 2019, and $651.91 million for all of 2018, the latest annual data available, according to U.S. Census Bureau data analyzed by WorldCity. Need more details? Read more

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Top Markets

RankCountryYTD
1Mexico$71.3 M
2Canada$34.96 M
3Haiti$11.51 M
4Japan$10.76 M
5China$9.98 M
6United Kingdom$5.79 M
7South Korea$5.59 M
8Australia$4.6 M
9Hong Kong$2.69 M
10The Netherlands$2.62 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $182.68 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $51,102,068
2Los Angeles International Airport $18,836,887
3Port Miami $14,155,816
4Low-Valued Imports and Exports $14,010,560
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $7,330,911
6Port of Long Beach $5,882,335
7Port Laredo $5,671,385
8Port Everglades, Fla. $5,583,857
9John F. Kennedy International Airport $5,338,259
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $4,993,553

U.S. exports of T-shirts, tank tops, knit or crocheted increased 13.11 percent through March to $182.68 million

U.S. exports of T-shirts, tank tops, knit or crocheted increased 13.11 percent from $161.51 million to $182.68 million through the first three months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 302 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 320 for the last full year with a total value of $651.91 million, a $49.28 million, 8.18 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Haiti, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 Port Miami, No. 4 Low-Valued Imports and Exports and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port Miami.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $71,300,989
2Canada $34,956,700
3Haiti $11,506,592
4Japan $10,762,817
5China $9,981,519
6United Kingdom $5,788,665
7South Korea $5,589,961
8Australia $4,603,392
9Hong Kong $2,692,486
10The Netherlands $2,615,125

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1San Diego $64,203,438
2Los Angeles $31,882,299
3Low Value Shipments $17,655,913
4Miami $16,241,565
5Detroit $13,034,288
6Laredo $11,906,762
7New York City $8,781,250
8Norfolk $5,519,582
9Seattle $5,134,846
10Buffalo $4,424,767

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first three months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. fell 3.58 percent compared to last year to $51.1 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 24.14 percent compared to last year to $18.84 million.
  • Port Miami rose 316.58 percent compared to last year to $14.16 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 0.8 percent compared to last year to $14.01 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 2.92 percent compared to last year to $7.33 million.

There are several hundred airports, seaports and border crossings that handle international trade; they are, in turn, part of the roughly four dozen U.S. Customs districts.

Highlights for the top five foreign markets:

  • U.S. exports to No. 1 Mexico increased $529,617, 0.75 percent, (39.03 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $314,839, 0.91 percent, (19.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Haiti increased $10.28 million, 841.18 percent, (6.3 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan decreased $394,121, 3.53 percent, (5.89 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China increased $8.57 million, 608.04 percent, (5.46 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 75.82 percent of all these T-shirts, tank tops, knit or crocheted exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $138.51 million of the $182.68 million total.

All totaled, 57.72 percent of all these T-shirts, tank tops, knit or crocheted exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $105.44 million of the $182.68 million total