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

Exports: Clothing accessories

Clothing accessories, the No. 380 export by value totaled $38.48 million for the month of March, $116.84 million through March of 2019, and $345.3 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
1Nicaragua$89.74 M
2Honduras$16.12 M
3Mexico$4.07 M
4Canada$1.72 M
5Australia$1.51 M
6Guatemala$1.25 M
7The Netherlands$325,592
8Trinidad and Tobago$322,465
9Vietnam$213,456
10Japan$185,549
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $116.84 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Long Beach $90,147,048
2Port of Los Angeles $14,281,656
3Port Everglades, Fla. $3,095,066
4Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. $1,566,078
5Miami International Airport $1,335,158
6Low-Valued Imports and Exports $829,789
7Port Laredo $782,444
8Los Angeles International Airport $615,918
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $411,442
10El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $321,993

U.S. exports of Clothing accessories increased 56.95 percent through March to $116.84 million

U.S. exports of Clothing accessories increased 56.95 percent from $74.44 million to $116.84 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 380 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 485 for the last full year with a total value of $345.3 million, a $116.47 million, 50.89 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Nicaragua, No. 2 Honduras, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Australia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Long Beach, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 4 Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. and No. 5 Miami International Airport.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Nicaragua, No. 2 Honduras, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Guatemala and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 4 Low-Valued Imports and Exports and No. 5 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Nicaragua $89,742,833
2Honduras $16,121,794
3Mexico $4,070,717
4Canada $1,716,422
5Australia $1,505,796
6Guatemala $1,252,847
7The Netherlands $325,592
8Trinidad and Tobago $322,465
9Vietnam $213,456
10Japan $185,549

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $110,604,811
2Miami $3,762,480
3Low Value Shipments $1,730,886
4San Diego $1,717,605
5El Paso $1,683,113
6Laredo $1,646,797
7Atlanta/Savannah $926,301
8Baltimore $750,000
9Phoenix/Nogales $716,683
10Detroit $710,071

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:

  • Port of Long Beach rose 35174 percent compared to last year to $90.15 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 77.05 percent compared to last year to $14.28 million.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. fell 4.28 percent compared to last year to $3.1 million.
  • Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. rose 551.69 percent compared to last year to $1.57 million.
  • Miami International Airport rose 2029.71 percent compared to last year to $1.34 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 Nicaragua increased $48.06 million, 115.28 percent, (76.81 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Honduras decreased $4.27 million, 20.95 percent, (13.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico increased $345,128, 9.26 percent, (3.48 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Canada increased $115,450, 7.21 percent, (1.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Australia increased $1.32 million, 701.97 percent, (1.29 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 96.85 percent of all these Clothing accessories exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $113.16 million of the $116.84 million total.

All totaled, 94.51 percent of all these Clothing accessories exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $110.43 million of the $116.84 million total