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

Imports: Apparel and accessories made of rubber

Apparel and accessories made of rubber, the No. 156 import by value totaled $228.67 million for the month of September, $2.02 billion through September of 2019, and $2.61 billion 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 Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Malaysia$1.21 B
2Thailand$432.07 M
3China$198.31 M
4Indonesia$97.74 M
5Sri Lanka$34.65 M
6Vietnam$14.46 M
7Canada$8.28 M
8Guatemala$6.29 M
9Colombia$3.25 M
10Mexico$3.08 M
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January – September 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.02 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $536,012,930
2Port of Oakland, Calif. $307,804,698
3Port of Newark $243,795,995
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $206,859,686
5Port of Charleston $195,623,310
6Port of Long Beach $151,919,849
7Port of Tacoma, Wash. $55,567,596
8Chicago O’Hare International Airport $51,517,580
9Port of Virginia $45,206,967
10Port of Baltimore, Md. $39,128,298

U.S. imports of Apparel and accessories made of rubber increased 5.93 percent through September to $2.02 billion

U.S. imports of Apparel and accessories made of rubber increased 5.93 percent from $1.91 billion to $2.02 billion through the first nine 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 156 through September among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 172 for the last full year with a total value of $2.61 billion, a $285.49 million, 12.27 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through September of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Malaysia, No. 2 Thailand, No. 3 China, No. 4 Indonesia and No. 5 Sri Lanka. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Malaysia, No. 2 Thailand, No. 3 China, No. 4 Indonesia and No. 5 Sri Lanka. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

January – September 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Malaysia $1,211,744,566
2Thailand $432,073,936
3China $198,306,538
4Indonesia $97,736,640
5Sri Lanka $34,648,419
6Vietnam $14,456,735
7Canada $8,283,140
8Guatemala $6,290,407
9Colombia $3,251,982
10Mexico $3,083,953

January – September 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $150,997,154
2Chicago $132,413,158
3San Francisco $127,610,362
4New York City $116,366,652
5Atlanta/Savannah $75,052,680
6Charleston $67,543,279
7Cleveland $39,377,726
8New Orleans $36,406,119
9Baltimore $23,666,618
10Dallas $21,536,641

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 12.33 percent compared to last year to $536.01 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 6.68 percent compared to last year to $307.8 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 10.37 percent compared to last year to $243.8 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 8 percent compared to last year to $206.86 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 22.72 percent compared to last year to $195.62 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 Malaysia increased $46.11 million, 3.96 percent, (59.91 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Thailand increased $40.72 million, 10.4 percent, (21.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $1.26 million, 0.63 percent, (9.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Indonesia increased $7.19 million, 7.94 percent, (4.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Sri Lanka increased $7.29 million, 26.67 percent, (1.71 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 97.62 percent of all these Apparel and accessories made of rubber imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through September of this year. That is equal to $1.97 billion of the $2.02 billion total.

All totaled, 73.67 percent of all these Apparel and accessories made of rubber imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through September of this year. That is equal to $1.49 billion of the $2.02 billion total

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