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

Imports: Hats, headgear, knit, lace

Hats, headgear, knit, lace, the No. 211 import by value totaled $158.69 million for the month of December, $1.87 billion through December 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$1.19 B
2Vietnam$187.26 M
3Bangladesh$179.85 M
4Mexico$151.44 M
5Taiwan$23.66 M
6Italy$23.2 M
7Canada$21.37 M
8South Korea$10.38 M
9Cambodia$9.65 M
10Indonesia$9.49 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.87 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $699,761,426
2Port of Newark $225,185,624
3Port of Long Beach $152,406,746
4Port of Tacoma, Wash. $111,826,140
5Port Laredo $103,203,539
6Port of Seattle, Wash. $64,466,383
7Port of Oakland, Calif. $57,815,846
8Chicago O’Hare International Airport $55,007,086
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $47,619,467
10John F. Kennedy International Airport $41,660,013

U.S. imports of Hats, headgear, knit, lace increased 8.88 percent through December to $1.87 billion

U.S. imports of Hats, headgear, knit, lace increased 8.88 percent from $1.72 billion to $1.87 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 211 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 217 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 December 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 of Tacoma, Wash. and No. 5 Port Laredo.

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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $1,187,292,485
2Vietnam $187,264,284
3Bangladesh $179,850,374
4Mexico $151,443,277
5Taiwan $23,661,444
6Italy $23,202,051
7Canada $21,365,579
8South Korea $10,381,613
9Cambodia $9,654,445
10Indonesia $9,491,872

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $164,369,639
2New York City $61,103,838
3Seattle $25,860,681
4San Francisco $22,097,825
5Chicago $19,992,788
6Laredo $19,913,741
7St. Louis $19,153,358
8Atlanta/Savannah $14,227,543
9Cleveland $12,407,891
10Portland/Columbia-Snake River $9,324,782

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 8.09 percent compared to last year to $699.76 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 7.65 percent compared to last year to $225.19 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 7.44 percent compared to last year to $152.41 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. rose 4.13 percent compared to last year to $111.83 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 187.05 percent compared to last year to $103.2 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 $75.25 million, 6.77 percent, (63.47 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Vietnam decreased $9.25 million, 4.71 percent, (10.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Bangladesh increased $1.15 million, 0.65 percent, (9.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico increased $73.14 million, 93.41 percent, (8.1 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Taiwan decreased $6.71 million, 22.1 percent, (1.26 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 92.45 percent of all these Hats, headgear, knit, lace imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $1.73 billion of the $1.87 billion total.

All totaled, 69.09 percent of all these Hats, headgear, knit, lace imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $1.29 billion of the $1.87 billion total