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

Exports: Worn clothing, other worn textile articles

Worn clothing, other worn textile articles, the No. 325 export by value totaled $62.07 million for the month of October, $560.39 million through October of 2018, and $631.74 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
1Guatemala$70.68 M
2Chile$57.47 M
3Canada$48.25 M
4Honduras$44.89 M
5India$31.6 M
6Ukraine$26.2 M
7Dominican Republic$23.63 M
8Mexico$17.38 M
9Lebanon$17.2 M
10El Salvador$17.17 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $560.39 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $103,648,610
2Port of New York $73,529,270
3Port of Los Angeles $45,368,645
4Port Miami $37,100,060
5Port of Newark $23,115,567
6Port of Philadelphia $20,606,194
7Port of Long Beach $19,093,991
8Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $16,916,952
9Port of Oakland, Calif. $16,727,546
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $16,491,729

U.S. exports of Worn clothing, other worn textile articles increased 7.28 percent through October to $560.39 million

U.S. exports of Worn clothing, other worn textile articles increased 7.28 percent from $522.34 million to $560.39 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 325 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 332 for the last full year with a total value of $631.74 million, a $56.17 million, 9.76 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this 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.

In the last previous full 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 Philadelphia.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Guatemala $70,676,918
2Chile $57,465,233
3Canada $48,250,395
4Honduras $44,889,774
5India $31,602,867
6Ukraine $26,200,724
7Dominican Republic $23,632,951
8Mexico $17,375,704
9Lebanon $17,195,628
10El Salvador $17,167,362

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $20,350,220
2New York City $19,873,618
3Los Angeles $12,081,046
4Miami $9,033,403
5Philadelphia $6,665,889
6El Paso $5,088,834
7Seattle $4,096,350
8Detroit $4,084,956
9Atlanta/Savannah $3,837,652
10San Francisco $3,167,851

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 Houston fell 4.6 percent compared to last year to $103.65 million.
  • Port of New York rose 19.69 percent compared to last year to $73.53 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 3.37 percent compared to last year to $45.37 million.
  • Port Miami rose 21.8 percent compared to last year to $37.1 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 113.56 percent compared to last year to $23.12 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 $3.58 million, 5.33 percent, (12.61 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Chile increased $1.68 million, 3 percent, (10.25 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada increased $4.35 million, 9.92 percent, (8.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Honduras increased $721,151, 1.63 percent, (8.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 India increased $1.63 million, 5.42 percent, (5.64 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 45.13 percent of all these Worn clothing, other worn textile articles exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $252.89 million of the $560.39 million total.

All totaled, 50.46 percent of all these Worn clothing, other worn textile articles exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $282.76 million of the $560.39 million total