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

Exports: T-shirts, tank tops, knit or crocheted

T-shirts, tank tops, knit or crocheted, the No. 329 export by value totaled $47.49 million for the month of December, $651.91 million through December of 2018, and $602.63 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
1Mexico$265.95 M
2Canada$152.46 M
3Japan$39.17 M
4United Kingdom$24 M
5Haiti$15.98 M
6South Korea$15.85 M
7Australia$14.37 M
8China$13.46 M
9Hong Kong$10.76 M
10Belgium$9.26 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $651.91 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $195,727,335
2Los Angeles International Airport $63,909,412
3Low-Valued Imports and Exports $63,153,963
4Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $31,932,012
5Port Miami $25,242,416
6Port Laredo $21,533,099
7Port of Long Beach $20,300,345
8Pharr International Bridge in Texas $17,722,511
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $17,410,949
10Port of Los Angeles $17,338,108

U.S. exports of T-shirts, tank tops, knit or crocheted increased 8.18 percent through December to $651.91 million

U.S. exports of T-shirts, tank tops, knit or crocheted increased 8.18 percent from $602.63 million to $651.91 million in 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 329 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 337 for the last full year with a total value of $602.63 million, a $4.33 million, 0.72 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Haiti. The leading gateways were No. 1 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port Miami.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Australia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 2 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 3 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $265,949,787
2Canada $152,461,604
3Japan $39,168,977
4United Kingdom $24,003,989
5Haiti $15,979,699
6South Korea $15,847,377
7Australia $14,373,676
8China $13,461,919
9Hong Kong $10,762,805
10Belgium $9,257,867

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1SAN DIEGO, CA $97,069,518
2LOS ANGELES, CA $52,274,434
3LOW VALUE $24,960,468
4MIAMI, FL $21,966,468
5DETROIT, MI $19,461,222
6LAREDO, TX $13,901,530
7NEW YORK CITY, NY $12,139,550
8SEATTLE, WA $8,012,144
9NOGALES, AZ $6,243,918
10BUFFALO, NY $5,699,874

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 21.19 percent compared to last year to $195.73 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 18.57 percent compared to last year to $63.91 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 6.19 percent compared to last year to $63.15 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 13.46 percent compared to last year to $31.93 million.
  • Port Miami rose 122.67 percent compared to last year to $25.24 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 Mexico increased $40.43 million, 17.93 percent, (40.8 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $19.87 million, 11.53 percent, (23.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $6.65 million, 20.46 percent, (6.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Kingdom decreased $3.28 million, 12.02 percent, (3.68 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Haiti increased $15.86 million, 13183 percent, (2.45 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 76.32 percent of all these T-shirts, tank tops, knit or crocheted exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $497.56 million of the $651.91 million total.

All totaled, 58.28 percent of all these T-shirts, tank tops, knit or crocheted exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $379.97 million of the $651.91 million total