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

Exports: Clothing accessories

Clothing accessories, the No. 463 export by value totaled $17.2 million for the month of August, $220.66 million through August 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$149.44 M
2Honduras$40.08 M
3Mexico$10.48 M
4Canada$6.49 M
5Australia$4.31 M
6Guatemala$2.9 M
7Vietnam$1.11 M
8The Netherlands$1.03 M
9Japan$733,107
10Hong Kong$444,876
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $220.66 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Long Beach $150,494,142
2Port of Los Angeles $34,077,749
3Port Everglades, Fla. $8,995,690
4Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. $3,560,632
5Port Laredo $2,542,589
6Low-Valued Imports and Exports $2,464,857
7Miami International Airport $1,512,882
8El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $1,342,222
9Los Angeles International Airport $1,235,156
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $1,142,747

U.S. exports of Clothing accessories increased 22.02 percent through August to $220.66 million

U.S. exports of Clothing accessories increased 22.02 percent from $180.84 million to $220.66 million through the first eight 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 463 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 520 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 August 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 Port Laredo.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Nicaragua, No. 2 Honduras, No. 3 Guatemala, No. 4 Mexico 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 – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Nicaragua $149,437,913
2Honduras $40,081,561
3Mexico $10,477,136
4Canada $6,485,897
5Australia $4,309,633
6Guatemala $2,896,173
7Vietnam $1,107,644
8The Netherlands $1,030,059
9Japan $733,107
10Hong Kong $444,876

January – August 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 eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Long Beach rose 2737.91 percent compared to last year to $150.49 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 76.39 percent compared to last year to $34.08 million.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. fell 9.91 percent compared to last year to $9 million.
  • Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. rose 168.85 percent compared to last year to $3.56 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 39.82 percent compared to last year to $2.54 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 $52.77 million, 54.59 percent, (67.72 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Honduras decreased $8.3 million, 17.16 percent, (18.16 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico increased $2.08 million, 24.79 percent, (4.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Canada increased $1.71 million, 35.76 percent, (2.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Australia increased $3.95 million, 1086.17 percent, (1.95 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 95.53 percent of all these Clothing accessories exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $210.79 million of the $220.66 million total.

All totaled, 90.49 percent of all these Clothing accessories exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $199.67 million of the $220.66 million total