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

Imports: Bras, girdles, garters

Bras, girdles, garters, the No. 165 import by value totaled $215.77 million for the month of July, $1.52 billion through July 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$611.74 M
2Vietnam$186.54 M
3Sri Lanka$152.99 M
4Indonesia$111.97 M
5Bangladesh$65.61 M
6Thailand$59.1 M
7Dominican Republic$53.34 M
8Honduras$50.41 M
9El Salvador$48.43 M
10India$46.73 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.52 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $381,821,273
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $226,114,440
3Port of Newark $207,374,028
4Columbus International Airport $147,136,288
5Port of Long Beach $103,638,170
6Port Miami $101,864,904
7John F. Kennedy International Airport $49,343,886
8Port Everglades, Fla. $31,171,537
9Port of Charleston $27,471,127
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $23,950,088

U.S. imports of Bras, girdles, garters increased 2.14 percent through July to $1.52 billion

U.S. imports of Bras, girdles, garters increased 2.14 percent from $1.49 billion to $1.52 billion through the first seven 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 July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 170 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 July 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 Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Columbus International Airport and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $611,740,937
2Vietnam $186,543,710
3Sri Lanka $152,991,541
4Indonesia $111,970,050
5Bangladesh $65,609,125
6Thailand $59,100,791
7Dominican Republic $53,344,549
8Honduras $50,414,580
9El Salvador $48,432,157
10India $46,728,429

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 11.93 percent compared to last year to $381.82 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 54.05 percent compared to last year to $226.11 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 8.86 percent compared to last year to $207.37 million.
  • Columbus International Airport fell 21.65 percent compared to last year to $147.14 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 117.11 percent compared to last year to $103.64 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 $26.55 million, 4.54 percent, (40.23 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Vietnam decreased $5.33 million, 2.78 percent, (12.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Sri Lanka increased $16.11 million, 11.77 percent, (10.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Indonesia increased $11.53 million, 11.48 percent, (7.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Bangladesh increased $12.7 million, 24.01 percent, (4.31 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 74.24 percent of all these Bras, girdles, garters imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $1.13 billion of the $1.52 billion total.

All totaled, 70.11 percent of all these Bras, girdles, garters imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $1.07 billion of the $1.52 billion total