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

Imports: Bras, girdles, garters

Bras, girdles, garters, the No. 165 import by value totaled $172.08 million for the month of March, $658.3 million through March of 2019, and $2.46 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
1China$264.92 M
2Vietnam$73.99 M
3Sri Lanka$70.13 M
4Indonesia$54.32 M
5Bangladesh$34.66 M
6Thailand$23.18 M
7Dominican Republic$21.9 M
8India$21.21 M
9El Salvador$20.72 M
10Honduras$19.55 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $658.3 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $170,249,588
2Port of Newark $96,274,531
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $95,566,614
4Columbus International Airport $65,394,098
5Port Miami $44,633,107
6Port of Long Beach $43,554,090
7John F. Kennedy International Airport $17,700,142
8Port of Charleston $12,420,362
9Port of Virginia $10,292,689
10Port Everglades, Fla. $10,288,148

U.S. imports of Bras, girdles, garters increased 0.86 percent through March to $658.3 million

U.S. imports of Bras, girdles, garters increased 0.86 percent from $652.68 million to $658.3 million through the first three 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 165 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 161 for the last full year with a total value of $2.46 billion, a $363.28 million, 12.86 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

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

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $264,917,023
2Vietnam $73,993,630
3Sri Lanka $70,131,191
4Indonesia $54,318,676
5Bangladesh $34,661,814
6Thailand $23,180,697
7Dominican Republic $21,895,047
8India $21,205,291
9El Salvador $20,722,756
10Honduras $19,551,951

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $280,744,514
2Cleveland $147,306,621
3New York City $138,282,571
4Atlanta/Savannah $93,214,866
5Miami $87,339,296
6Chicago $9,841,688
7Seattle $9,175,723
8Dallas $8,280,929
9Mobile $7,127,015
10San Francisco $6,964,782

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 10.36 percent compared to last year to $170.25 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 11.25 percent compared to last year to $96.27 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 44.84 percent compared to last year to $95.57 million.
  • Columbus International Airport fell 24.38 percent compared to last year to $65.39 million.
  • Port Miami rose 12.64 percent compared to last year to $44.63 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 $15.44 million, 6.19 percent, (40.24 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Vietnam decreased $11.81 million, 13.76 percent, (11.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Sri Lanka increased $3.73 million, 5.62 percent, (10.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Indonesia increased $5.48 million, 11.21 percent, (8.25 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Bangladesh increased $11.9 million, 52.25 percent, (5.27 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 75.65 percent of all these Bras, girdles, garters imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $498.02 million of the $658.3 million total.

All totaled, 71.72 percent of all these Bras, girdles, garters imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $472.12 million of the $658.3 million total