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

Imports: Hats, headgear, knit, lace

Hats, headgear, knit, lace, the No. 234 import by value totaled $116.83 million for the month of March, $389.17 million through March of 2019, and $1.87 billion 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$194.5 M
2Bangladesh$54.77 M
3Mexico$53.2 M
4Vietnam$51.13 M
5Indonesia$4.77 M
6Taiwan$4.39 M
7Italy$4.19 M
8Canada$3.26 M
9Sri Lanka$2.42 M
10Cambodia$2.27 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $389.17 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $120,949,626
2Port of Newark $41,016,830
3Port of Long Beach $35,741,274
4Port Laredo $32,322,575
5Port of Tacoma, Wash. $25,332,503
6Port of Seattle, Wash. $14,676,446
7Port of Oakland, Calif. $14,166,931
8Port of New York $13,139,508
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $10,086,156
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $9,005,267

U.S. imports of Hats, headgear, knit, lace decreased 1.40 percent through March to $389.17 million

U.S. imports of Hats, headgear, knit, lace decreased 1.40 percent from $394.69 million to $389.17 million through the first three 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 234 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 230 for the last full year with a total value of $1.87 billion, a $152.61 million, 8.88 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Bangladesh, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Vietnam and No. 5 Indonesia. 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 Bangladesh, No. 3 Vietnam, 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 Laredo.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $194,503,075
2Bangladesh $54,765,886
3Mexico $53,204,802
4Vietnam $51,134,435
5Indonesia $4,769,294
6Taiwan $4,389,047
7Italy $4,194,823
8Canada $3,261,374
9Sri Lanka $2,421,821
10Cambodia $2,273,279

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $215,931,216
2New York City $81,618,151
3Seattle $37,971,716
4San Francisco $27,904,544
5Chicago $26,149,459
6St. Louis $24,461,462
7Laredo $24,431,538
8Atlanta/Savannah $18,816,805
9Cleveland $17,148,573
10Portland/Columbia-Snake River $11,701,948

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 18.44 percent compared to last year to $120.95 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 8.94 percent compared to last year to $41.02 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 19.06 percent compared to last year to $35.74 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 31.19 percent compared to last year to $32.32 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. rose 11.05 percent compared to last year to $25.33 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 $43.25 million, 18.19 percent, (49.98 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Bangladesh increased $9.88 million, 22.01 percent, (14.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $16.35 million, 44.37 percent, (13.67 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Vietnam increased $6.94 million, 15.69 percent, (13.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Indonesia increased $2.53 million, 113.32 percent, (1.23 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 92.09 percent of all these Hats, headgear, knit, lace imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $358.38 million of the $389.17 million total.

All totaled, 65.62 percent of all these Hats, headgear, knit, lace imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $255.36 million of the $389.17 million total