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

Exports: Worn clothing, other worn textile articles

Worn clothing, other worn textile articles, the No. 319 export by value totaled $58.63 million for the month of December, $674.93 million through December 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$87.45 M
2Chile$68.98 M
3Canada$57.17 M
4Honduras$56.5 M
5India$36.69 M
6Ukraine$35.13 M
7Dominican Republic$27.99 M
8El Salvador$21.15 M
9Nicaragua$19.4 M
10Mexico$19.27 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $674.93 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $122,816,016
2Port of New York $88,419,115
3Port of Los Angeles $56,549,991
4Port Miami $42,948,592
5Port of Newark $28,317,800
6Port of Philadelphia $25,221,651
7Port of Long Beach $22,666,081
8Port of Freeport, Texas $21,572,945
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $20,452,727
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $20,036,646

U.S. exports of Worn clothing, other worn textile articles increased 6.84 percent through December to $674.93 million

U.S. exports of Worn clothing, other worn textile articles increased 6.84 percent from $631.74 million to $674.93 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 319 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 328 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 December 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Guatemala $87,451,116
2Chile $68,983,892
3Canada $57,167,147
4Honduras $56,499,232
5India $36,686,711
6Ukraine $35,134,701
7Dominican Republic $27,988,137
8El Salvador $21,148,980
9Nicaragua $19,404,600
10Mexico $19,271,309

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1NEW YORK CITY, NY $66,659,012
2HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $65,755,206
3LOS ANGELES, CA $40,882,174
4MIAMI, FL $27,112,680
5PHILADELPHIA, PA $21,564,148
6SEATTLE, WA $13,108,016
7DETROIT, MI $11,881,376
8EL PASO, TX $11,183,892
9SAVANNAH, GA $11,111,184
10SAN FRANCISCO, CA $9,499,226

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Houston fell 7.81 percent compared to last year to $122.82 million.
  • Port of New York rose 16.84 percent compared to last year to $88.42 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 5.71 percent compared to last year to $56.55 million.
  • Port Miami rose 22.32 percent compared to last year to $42.95 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 118.54 percent compared to last year to $28.32 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 $5.26 million, 6.4 percent, (12.96 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Chile increased $2.45 million, 3.69 percent, (10.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada increased $5.06 million, 9.72 percent, (8.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Honduras increased $2.21 million, 4.07 percent, (8.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 India increased $851,355, 2.38 percent, (5.44 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 45.45 percent of all these Worn clothing, other worn textile articles exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $306.79 million of the $674.93 million total.

All totaled, 50.24 percent of all these Worn clothing, other worn textile articles exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $339.05 million of the $674.93 million total