Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through May 2020.

Imports: Bras, panties, etc.

Bras, panties, etc., the No. 186 import by value totaled $116.92 million for the month of May, $790.63 million through May of 2020, and $2.41 billion for all of 2019, 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$245.18 M
2Vietnam$155.42 M
3Sri Lanka$79.34 M
4Indonesia$72.5 M
5Thailand$53.59 M
6Bangladesh$47.84 M
7El Salvador$19.87 M
8Honduras$17.61 M
9Cambodia$17.38 M
10India$16.13 M
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U.S. imports of Bras, panties, etc. decreased 27.90 percent through May to $790.63 million

U.S. imports of Bras, panties, etc. decreased 27.90 percent from $1.1 billion to $790.63 million through the first five months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 186 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 162 for the last full year with a total value of $2.41 billion, a $54.19 million, 2.20 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

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

In the last previous full 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 Newark, No. 2 Columbus International Airport, No. 3 Port Miami, No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Port Everglades, Fla..

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 13.64 percent compared to last year to $236.28 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 18.9 percent compared to last year to $134.32 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 37.29 percent compared to last year to $97.14 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 23.27 percent compared to last year to $56.36 million.
  • Columbus International Airport fell 49.69 percent compared to last year to $55.94 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 $193.2 million, 44.07 percent, (31.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Vietnam increased $25.95 million, 20.05 percent, (19.66 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Sri Lanka decreased $30.73 million, 27.92 percent, (10.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Indonesia decreased $13.7 million, 15.9 percent, (9.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Thailand increased $11.23 million, 26.5 percent, (6.78 percent market share).

All totaled, 76.65 percent of all these Bras, panties, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $606.02 million of the $790.63 million total.

All totaled, 73.37 percent of all these Bras, panties, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $580.05 million of the $790.63 million total