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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through October 2018.

Exports: Clothing accessories

Clothing accessories, the No. 485 export by value totaled $56.26 million for the month of October, $261.81 million through October of 2018, and $228.84 million for all of 2017, 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$144.74 M
2Honduras$63.67 M
3Guatemala$21.81 M
4Mexico$11.07 M
5Canada$7.24 M
6The Netherlands$2.86 M
7Japan$2.01 M
8Vietnam$1.39 M
9Saudi Arabia$765,820
10Hong Kong$747,131
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $261.81 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $169,316,977
2Port of Long Beach $50,768,980
3Port Everglades, Fla. $13,093,631
4Low-Valued Imports and Exports $3,529,036
5El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $3,268,987
6Port Laredo $2,437,459
7Los Angeles International Airport $2,325,090
8Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. $2,139,278
9Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $1,468,133
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $1,245,872

U.S. exports of Clothing accessories increased 41.58 percent through October to $261.81 million

U.S. exports of Clothing accessories increased 41.58 percent from $184.92 million to $261.81 million through the first 10 months of 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 485 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 548 for the last full year with a total value of $228.84 million, a $57.33 million, 33.42 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this 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.

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

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Nicaragua $144,744,571
2Honduras $63,665,485
3Guatemala $21,813,713
4Mexico $11,074,692
5Canada $7,243,058
6The Netherlands $2,860,132
7Japan $2,011,057
8Vietnam $1,392,322
9Saudi Arabia $765,820
10Hong Kong $747,131

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $35,091,496
2Miami $2,110,299
3El Paso $1,097,215
4Laredo $1,076,643
5Baltimore $750,000
6Low Value Shipments $597,951
7Atlanta/Savannah $519,056
8San Diego $495,665
9Phoenix/Nogales $378,380
10Detroit $274,771

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 19.31 percent compared to last year to $169.32 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 1120.18 percent compared to last year to $50.77 million.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. fell 13.95 percent compared to last year to $13.09 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 3.35 percent compared to last year to $3.53 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 59.05 percent compared to last year to $3.27 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 $39.11 million, 37.03 percent, (55.29 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Honduras increased $23.26 million, 57.55 percent, (24.32 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Guatemala increased $11.74 million, 116.6 percent, (8.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Mexico increased $3.39 million, 44.09 percent, (4.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Canada decreased $1.28 million, 15 percent, (2.77 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 94.93 percent of all these Clothing accessories exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $248.54 million of the $261.81 million total.

All totaled, 91.66 percent of all these Clothing accessories exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $239.98 million of the $261.81 million total