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

Imports: Bras, girdles, garters

Bras, girdles, garters, the No. 175 import by value totaled $192.73 million for the month of October, $2.08 billion through October of 2018, and $2.82 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$816.5 M
2Vietnam$263.13 M
3Sri Lanka$200.94 M
4Indonesia$136.4 M
5Honduras$95.25 M
6Dominican Republic$90.98 M
7El Salvador$85.55 M
8Thailand$72.88 M
9Bangladesh$72.18 M
10India$66.35 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.08 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $595,739,946
2Port of Newark $263,545,101
3Columbus International Airport $262,130,641
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $209,129,697
5Port Miami $159,205,737
6Port Everglades, Fla. $77,022,977
7Port of Long Beach $71,018,386
8John F. Kennedy International Airport $68,615,396
9Miami International Airport $34,217,033
10Port of New York $30,179,984

U.S. imports of Bras, girdles, garters decreased 13.21 percent through October to $2.08 billion

U.S. imports of Bras, girdles, garters decreased 13.21 percent from $2.4 billion to $2.08 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 175 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 139 for the last full year with a total value of $2.82 billion, a $85.83 million, 3.13 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Vietnam, No. 3 Sri Lanka, No. 4 Indonesia and No. 5 Honduras. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Columbus International Airport, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port Miami.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Vietnam, No. 3 Sri Lanka, No. 4 Indonesia and No. 5 Honduras. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Columbus International Airport, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port Miami.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $816,495,142
2Vietnam $263,125,130
3Sri Lanka $200,942,538
4Indonesia $136,397,248
5Honduras $95,249,475
6Dominican Republic $90,984,629
7El Salvador $85,550,566
8Thailand $72,880,220
9Bangladesh $72,181,214
10India $66,354,112

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $157,268,836
2Cleveland $85,894,123
3New York City $75,869,999
4Atlanta/Savannah $47,753,416
5Miami $46,281,922
6Dallas $6,151,023
7San Francisco $4,152,169
8Chicago $3,731,441
9Seattle $3,347,026
10Mobile $3,162,369

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 Los Angeles rose 4.26 percent compared to last year to $595.74 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 10.38 percent compared to last year to $263.55 million.
  • Columbus International Airport fell 43.81 percent compared to last year to $262.13 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 20.33 percent compared to last year to $209.13 million.
  • Port Miami rose 22.08 percent compared to last year to $159.21 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 decreased $191.54 million, 19 percent, (39.19 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Vietnam decreased $9.25 million, 3.4 percent, (12.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Sri Lanka decreased $53.39 million, 20.99 percent, (9.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Indonesia decreased $23.87 million, 14.89 percent, (6.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Honduras decreased $9.14 million, 8.76 percent, (4.57 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 72.58 percent of all these Bras, girdles, garters imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $1.51 billion of the $2.08 billion total.

All totaled, 71.51 percent of all these Bras, girdles, garters imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $1.49 billion of the $2.08 billion total