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

Imports: Garments, of felt

Garments, of felt, the No. 208 import by value totaled $134 million for the month of December, $1.89 billion through December of 2018, and $1.73 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$1 B
2Vietnam$367.62 M
3Mexico$126.09 M
4Honduras$87 M
5Bangladesh$74.34 M
6Indonesia$64.98 M
7Cambodia$39.9 M
8Myanmar (Burma)$32.82 M
9Thailand$23.75 M
10Canada$21.37 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.89 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $534,312,626
2Port of Newark $175,018,623
3Port of Tacoma, Wash. $147,794,231
4Port of Oakland, Calif. $136,847,251
5Port Laredo $112,545,236
6Port of Long Beach $93,173,064
7Port of Seattle, Wash. $85,708,939
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $74,798,101
9El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $68,995,602
10Port of Virginia $63,640,424

U.S. imports of Garments, of felt increased 9.13 percent through December to $1.89 billion

U.S. imports of Garments, of felt increased 9.13 percent from $1.73 billion to $1.89 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 208 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 214 for the last full year with a total value of $1.73 billion, a $15.37 million, 0.88 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Vietnam, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Honduras and No. 5 Bangladesh. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Tacoma, Wash., No. 4 Port of Oakland, Calif. and No. 5 Port Laredo.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Vietnam, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Bangladesh and No. 5 Honduras. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Tacoma, Wash., No. 4 Port of Oakland, Calif. and No. 5 Port Laredo.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $1,002,712,396
2Vietnam $367,624,290
3Mexico $126,089,830
4Honduras $87,001,002
5Bangladesh $74,344,784
6Indonesia $64,982,365
7Cambodia $39,902,702
8Myanmar (Burma) $32,815,870
9Thailand $23,748,793
10Canada $21,367,547

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $70,286,732
2San Francisco $48,910,675
3New York City $40,630,418
4Seattle $35,433,993
5Laredo $30,535,312
6Chicago $23,656,472
7Atlanta/Savannah $16,945,869
8New Orleans $15,653,972
9El Paso $15,246,649
10Cleveland $14,720,606

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 9.76 percent compared to last year to $534.31 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 16.18 percent compared to last year to $175.02 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. rose 5.07 percent compared to last year to $147.79 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 8.87 percent compared to last year to $136.85 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 21.28 percent compared to last year to $112.55 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 $56.25 million, 5.94 percent, (53.06 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Vietnam increased $18.95 million, 5.44 percent, (19.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $23.52 million, 22.93 percent, (6.67 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Honduras increased $11 million, 14.47 percent, (4.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Bangladesh decreased $10.06 million, 11.92 percent, (3.93 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 87.73 percent of all these Garments, of felt imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $1.66 billion of the $1.89 billion total.

All totaled, 58.56 percent of all these Garments, of felt imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $1.11 billion of the $1.89 billion total