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

Exports: Worn clothing, other worn textile articles

Worn clothing, other worn textile articles, the No. 323 export by value totaled $56.91 million for the month of March, $159.56 million through March of 2019, and $674.93 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
1Guatemala$22.4 M
2Chile$16.44 M
3Honduras$14.21 M
4Canada$13.09 M
5India$9.08 M
6Ukraine$8.61 M
7Dominican Republic$6.84 M
8Nicaragua$5.57 M
9El Salvador$5.28 M
10United Arab Emirates$5.16 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $159.56 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $25,988,724
2Port of New York $20,688,984
3Port of Los Angeles $13,993,274
4Port Miami $11,925,991
5Port of Newark $6,958,267
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $5,824,603
7Port of Philadelphia $5,728,848
8Port of Freeport, Texas $5,492,365
9Port of Oakland, Calif. $4,758,804
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $4,670,270

U.S. exports of Worn clothing, other worn textile articles increased 1.34 percent through March to $159.56 million

U.S. exports of Worn clothing, other worn textile articles increased 1.34 percent from $157.45 million to $159.56 million through the first three 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 323 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 329 for the last full year with a total value of $674.93 million, a $43.18 million, 6.84 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Guatemala, No. 2 Chile, No. 3 Honduras, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port Miami and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Guatemala, No. 2 Chile, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Honduras and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port Miami and No. 5 Port of Newark.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Guatemala $22,402,447
2Chile $16,444,967
3Honduras $14,212,404
4Canada $13,091,258
5India $9,079,537
6Ukraine $8,606,568
7Dominican Republic $6,840,700
8Nicaragua $5,568,751
9El Salvador $5,275,108
10United Arab Emirates $5,164,297

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $45,124,292
2New York City $44,869,564
3Los Angeles $28,739,936
4Miami $17,499,168
5Philadelphia $14,529,320
6Seattle $8,829,091
7Detroit $8,108,950
8Atlanta/Savannah $7,405,193
9El Paso $6,304,520
10Buffalo $6,242,519

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Houston fell 14.84 percent compared to last year to $25.99 million.
  • Port of New York rose 8.79 percent compared to last year to $20.69 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 13.01 percent compared to last year to $13.99 million.
  • Port Miami rose 4.12 percent compared to last year to $11.93 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 20.39 percent compared to last year to $6.96 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 Guatemala increased $3.64 million, 19.39 percent, (14.04 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Chile increased $2.43 million, 17.36 percent, (10.31 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Honduras increased $1.85 million, 14.99 percent, (8.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Canada increased $408,221, 3.22 percent, (8.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 India increased $524,705, 6.13 percent, (5.69 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 47.15 percent of all these Worn clothing, other worn textile articles exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $75.23 million of the $159.56 million total.

All totaled, 49.86 percent of all these Worn clothing, other worn textile articles exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $79.56 million of the $159.56 million total