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

Imports: Bras, girdles, garters

Bras, girdles, garters, the No. 176 import by value totaled $198.87 million for the month of December, $2.46 billion through December 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$974.85 M
2Vietnam$308.44 M
3Sri Lanka$242.16 M
4Indonesia$159.05 M
5Honduras$109.36 M
6Dominican Republic$106.6 M
7El Salvador$99.14 M
8Thailand$87.07 M
9Bangladesh$80.84 M
10India$76.53 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.46 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $711,668,690
2Port of Newark $315,335,818
3Columbus International Airport $305,150,754
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $248,915,210
5Port Miami $189,198,911
6Port of Long Beach $84,291,292
7Port Everglades, Fla. $83,687,429
8John F. Kennedy International Airport $80,444,922
9Miami International Airport $41,308,633
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $35,174,661

U.S. imports of Bras, girdles, garters decreased 12.86 percent through December to $2.46 billion

U.S. imports of Bras, girdles, garters decreased 12.86 percent from $2.82 billion to $2.46 billion in 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 176 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 141 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 December 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $974,845,025
2Vietnam $308,438,589
3Sri Lanka $242,155,767
4Indonesia $159,050,292
5Honduras $109,360,903
6Dominican Republic $106,602,951
7El Salvador $99,140,517
8Thailand $87,066,855
9Bangladesh $80,842,798
10India $76,532,365

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $219,809,903
2Cleveland $125,244,540
3New York City $110,324,956
4Atlanta/Savannah $69,820,241
5Miami $65,361,158
6Dallas $7,284,241
7Chicago $6,239,595
8Seattle $5,660,690
9San Francisco $5,501,371
10Mobile $5,499,743

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 4.78 percent compared to last year to $711.67 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 7.31 percent compared to last year to $315.34 million.
  • Columbus International Airport fell 42.69 percent compared to last year to $305.15 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 17.58 percent compared to last year to $248.92 million.
  • Port Miami rose 26.43 percent compared to last year to $189.2 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 $206.61 million, 17.49 percent, (39.6 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Vietnam decreased $17.2 million, 5.28 percent, (12.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Sri Lanka decreased $54.02 million, 18.24 percent, (9.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Indonesia decreased $31.18 million, 16.39 percent, (6.46 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Honduras decreased $15.08 million, 12.12 percent, (4.44 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 72.88 percent of all these Bras, girdles, garters imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $1.79 billion of the $2.46 billion total.

All totaled, 71.92 percent of all these Bras, girdles, garters imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $1.77 billion of the $2.46 billion total