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

Imports: Clothing accessories

Clothing accessories, the No. 626 import by value totaled $18.89 million for the month of February, $41.86 million through February of 2019, and $357.54 million 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$29.16 M
2Thailand$1.76 M
3Mexico$1.51 M
4Italy$1.25 M
5Canada$1.06 M
6Sri Lanka$838,826
7Bangladesh$738,402
8Vietnam$687,210
9Taiwan$619,290
10Indonesia$602,551
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $41.86 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $15,061,779
2Port of Long Beach $4,859,521
3Port of Newark $3,379,556
4Port of Tacoma, Wash. $1,995,794
5International Port of Memphis, Tenn. $1,883,062
6John F. Kennedy International Airport $1,409,246
7Port of Charleston $1,090,762
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $1,069,713
9Port of Oakland, Calif. $954,342
10Port of Seattle, Wash. $935,534

U.S. imports of Clothing accessories increased 9.44 percent through February to $41.86 million

U.S. imports of Clothing accessories increased 9.44 percent from $38.25 million to $41.86 million through the first two 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 626 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 658 for the last full year with a total value of $357.54 million, a $17.29 million, 5.08 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Thailand, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Tacoma, Wash. and No. 5 International Port of Memphis, Tenn..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Thailand, No. 4 Cambodia and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Port of Tacoma, Wash. and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $29,158,235
2Thailand $1,755,495
3Mexico $1,512,600
4Italy $1,251,044
5Canada $1,059,528
6Sri Lanka $838,826
7Bangladesh $738,402
8Vietnam $687,210
9Taiwan $619,290
10Indonesia $602,551

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $26,117,694
2New York City $12,945,061
3New Orleans $10,174,677
4Chicago $5,159,704
5Seattle $4,133,938
6Cleveland $3,042,717
7Atlanta/Savannah $2,981,991
8St. Louis $2,456,461
9Laredo $2,454,980
10El Paso $2,445,192

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 6.25 percent compared to last year to $15.06 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 27.31 percent compared to last year to $4.86 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 32.41 percent compared to last year to $3.38 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. rose 2.11 percent compared to last year to $2 million.
  • International Port of Memphis, Tenn. rose 503.7 percent compared to last year to $1.88 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 $5.47 million, 23.11 percent, (69.65 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Thailand decreased $11,560, 0.65 percent, (4.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico decreased $1.3 million, 46.21 percent, (3.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Italy increased $15,430, 1.25 percent, (2.99 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada increased $415,697, 64.57 percent, (2.53 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 82.98 percent of all these Clothing accessories imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $34.74 million of the $41.86 million total.

All totaled, 64.92 percent of all these Clothing accessories imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $27.18 million of the $41.86 million total