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

Imports: Linens for bed, bath and kitchen

Linens for bed, bath and kitchen, the No. 84 import by value totaled $549.71 million for the month of October, $4.81 billion through October of 2018, and $5.61 billion 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 Sources

RankCountryYTD
1China$1.79 B
2India$1.59 B
3Pakistan$808.65 M
4Turkey$164.03 M
5Portugal$83.72 M
6Bahrain$60.94 M
7Bangladesh$53.32 M
8Italy$40.1 M
9Mexico$37.53 M
10Colombia$35.52 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $4.81 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $1,111,911,763
2Port of Los Angeles $809,653,208
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $666,131,873
4Port of Virginia $444,983,617
5Port of Charleston $408,829,697
6Port of Long Beach $238,089,881
7Port of Houston $228,052,173
8Port of Tacoma, Wash. $188,933,038
9Port of Seattle, Wash. $109,705,510
10Port of Oakland, Calif. $96,432,535

U.S. imports of Linens for bed, bath and kitchen increased 1.74 percent through October to $4.81 billion

U.S. imports of Linens for bed, bath and kitchen increased 1.74 percent from $4.73 billion to $4.81 billion 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 84 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 81 for the last full year with a total value of $5.61 billion, a $228.34 million, 4.24 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 India, No. 3 Pakistan, No. 4 Turkey and No. 5 Portugal. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 India, No. 3 Pakistan, No. 4 Turkey and No. 5 Portugal. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $1,786,511,854
2India $1,587,277,259
3Pakistan $808,649,073
4Turkey $164,034,479
5Portugal $83,718,520
6Bahrain $60,937,228
7Bangladesh $53,320,422
8Italy $40,099,992
9Mexico $37,525,448
10Colombia $35,518,863

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $191,272,507
2Los Angeles $180,747,691
3Atlanta/Savannah $128,198,865
4Charleston $77,303,006
5Norfolk $64,707,807
6Seattle $41,483,102
7Houston $39,557,703
8Chicago $39,253,211
9Miami $25,498,048
10Cleveland $22,161,057

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 Newark rose 0.46 percent compared to last year to $1.11 billion.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 0.22 percent compared to last year to $809.65 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 13.37 percent compared to last year to $666.13 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 7.27 percent compared to last year to $444.98 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 12.19 percent compared to last year to $408.83 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. imports from No. 1 China increased $99.53 million, 5.9 percent, (37.12 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 India decreased $23.61 million, 1.47 percent, (32.98 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Pakistan increased $198,140, 0.02 percent, (16.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Turkey decreased $1.75 million, 1.06 percent, (3.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Portugal increased $10.14 million, 13.79 percent, (1.74 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 92.06 percent of all these Linens for bed, bath and kitchen imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $4.43 billion of the $4.81 billion total.

All totaled, 71.51 percent of all these Linens for bed, bath and kitchen imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $3.44 billion of the $4.81 billion total