Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Hats, headgear, knit, lace

Hats, headgear, knit, lace, the No. 728 export by value totaled $6.43 million for the month of December, $101.78 million in 2019, and $98.67 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

RankCountry2019
1Canada$61.14 M
2Mexico$9.49 M
3Japan$3.83 M
4United Kingdom$3.28 M
5Australia$2.83 M
6China$2.14 M
7The Netherlands$2 M
8Germany$1.62 M
9South Korea$1.59 M
10Hong Kong$1.54 M
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U.S. exports of Hats, headgear, knit, lace increased 3.16 percent through December 2019 to $101.78 million

U.S. exports of Hats, headgear, knit, lace increased 3.16 percent from $98.67 million to $101.78 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 728 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 748 for the last full year with a total value of $98.67 million, a $10.43 million, 11.82 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through December of 2019 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 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Detroit Ambassador 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 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.

January – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $61,141,240
2Mexico $9,491,610
3Japan $3,825,942
4United Kingdom $3,277,270
5Australia $2,832,796
6China $2,143,502
7The Netherlands $2,000,400
8Germany $1,621,489
9South Korea $1,587,479
10Hong Kong $1,535,918

January – December 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Low Value Shipments $7,975,645
2Detroit $3,006,182
3Buffalo $2,934,520
4New York City $2,753,757
5Los Angeles $2,381,235
6Miami $1,440,354
7San Diego $1,398,286
8El Paso $1,087,711
9Laredo $1,071,102
10Seattle $993,755

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 6.4 percent compared to last year to $23.67 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 29.39 percent compared to last year to $12.75 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 74.72 percent compared to last year to $7.95 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 11.94 percent compared to last year to $6.13 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 0.66 percent compared to last year to $4.08 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 $5.23 million, 9.35 percent, (60.07 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $1.73 million, 15.38 percent, (9.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan decreased $85,069, 2.18 percent, (3.76 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Kingdom decreased $773,752, 19.1 percent, (3.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Australia increased $319,357, 12.71 percent, (2.78 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 79.16 percent of all these Hats, headgear, knit, lace exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $80.57 million of the $101.78 million total.

All totaled, 53.62 percent of all these Hats, headgear, knit, lace exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $54.58 million of the $101.78 million total