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

Imports: Hats, headgear, knit, lace

Hats, headgear, knit, lace, the No. 212 import by value totaled $189.03 million for the month of October, $1.57 billion through October of 2018, and $1.72 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$151.84 M
3Bangladesh$150.17 M
4Mexico$132.65 M
5Taiwan$20.46 M
6Italy$17.96 M
7Canada$17.65 M
8South Korea$8.33 M
9Cambodia$8.22 M
10Indonesia$7.57 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.57 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $585,518,903
2Port of Newark $192,938,196
3Port of Long Beach $126,947,809
4Port Laredo $94,946,949
5Port of Tacoma, Wash. $90,405,101
6Port of Seattle, Wash. $53,626,499
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $47,841,391
8Port of Oakland, Calif. $46,922,005
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $39,688,265
10John F. Kennedy International Airport $34,646,062

U.S. imports of Hats, headgear, knit, lace increased 7.75 percent through October to $1.57 billion

U.S. imports of Hats, headgear, knit, lace increased 7.75 percent from $1.46 billion to $1.57 billion through the first 10 months of 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 212 through October 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 $1.72 billion, a $76.71 million, 4.67 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Vietnam, No. 3 Bangladesh, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Taiwan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Tacoma, Wash..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Vietnam, No. 3 Bangladesh, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Taiwan. 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 Port of Oakland, Calif..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $1,002,231,188
2Vietnam $151,836,044
3Bangladesh $150,166,118
4Mexico $132,646,850
5Taiwan $20,464,164
6Italy $17,961,744
7Canada $17,645,492
8South Korea $8,329,862
9Cambodia $8,220,019
10Indonesia $7,572,600

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $100,318,323
2New York City $36,012,910
3Seattle $15,719,161
4Laredo $15,042,559
5Chicago $13,750,620
6St. Louis $13,559,343
7San Francisco $13,392,169
8Atlanta/Savannah $9,706,409
9Cleveland $7,402,305
10Portland/Columbia-Snake River $5,659,392

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 6.61 percent compared to last year to $585.52 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 9.44 percent compared to last year to $192.94 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 10.6 percent compared to last year to $126.95 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 250.36 percent compared to last year to $94.95 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. fell 4.2 percent compared to last year to $90.41 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 $48.69 million, 5.11 percent, (63.68 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Vietnam decreased $13.72 million, 8.29 percent, (9.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Bangladesh decreased $227,959, 0.15 percent, (9.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico increased $68.33 million, 106.24 percent, (8.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Taiwan decreased $5.09 million, 19.92 percent, (1.3 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 92.6 percent of all these Hats, headgear, knit, lace imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $1.46 billion of the $1.57 billion total.

All totaled, 69.31 percent of all these Hats, headgear, knit, lace imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $1.09 billion of the $1.57 billion total