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

Exports: Hats, headgear, knit, lace

Hats, headgear, knit, lace, the No. 753 export by value totaled $11.06 million for the month of October, $81.47 million through October of 2018, and $88.24 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
1Canada$45.9 M
2Mexico$9.48 M
3Japan$3.54 M
4United Kingdom$3.42 M
5Australia$2.14 M
6China$1.82 M
7Germany$1.72 M
8Hong Kong$1.66 M
9The Netherlands$1.2 M
10South Korea$896,655
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $81.47 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Low-Valued Imports and Exports $20,435,152
2Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $7,685,230
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $4,691,113
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $3,757,636
5Los Angeles International Airport $3,477,100
6John F. Kennedy International Airport $2,906,325
7El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $2,790,283
8Port of New York $2,585,711
9Port Laredo $2,181,282
10Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $2,076,560

U.S. exports of Hats, headgear, knit, lace increased 11.66 percent through October to $81.47 million

U.S. exports of Hats, headgear, knit, lace increased 11.66 percent from $72.96 million to $81.47 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 753 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 770 for the last full year with a total value of $88.24 million, a $2.67 million, 3.12 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Australia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Los Angeles International Airport.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $45,898,660
2Mexico $9,475,816
3Japan $3,536,461
4United Kingdom $3,424,079
5Australia $2,136,913
6China $1,819,643
7Germany $1,722,520
8Hong Kong $1,664,730
9The Netherlands $1,198,604
10South Korea $896,655

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Low Value Shipments $3,120,990
2Detroit $1,430,727
3New York City $1,274,361
4Los Angeles $893,115
5Buffalo $764,211
6El Paso $751,356
7San Diego $728,837
8Seattle $613,182
9Laredo $582,690
10Miami $564,451

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:

  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 14.65 percent compared to last year to $20.44 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 45.13 percent compared to last year to $7.69 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 16.79 percent compared to last year to $4.69 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 6 percent compared to last year to $3.76 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 15.67 percent compared to last year to $3.48 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 Canada increased $7.29 million, 18.87 percent, (56.34 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $938,092, 10.99 percent, (11.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan decreased $2,259, 0.06 percent, (4.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Kingdom decreased $313,111, 8.38 percent, (4.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Australia increased $511,163, 31.44 percent, (2.62 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 79.14 percent of all these Hats, headgear, knit, lace exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $64.47 million of the $81.47 million total.

All totaled, 49.16 percent of all these Hats, headgear, knit, lace exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $40.05 million of the $81.47 million total