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

Imports: Hats, headgear, knit, lace

Hats, headgear, knit, lace, the No. 220 import by value totaled $190.93 million for the month of July, $1.02 billion through July 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$513.22 M
2Mexico$153.35 M
3Vietnam$126.87 M
4Bangladesh$124.72 M
5Taiwan$14.4 M
6Italy$11.88 M
7Indonesia$10.04 M
8Canada$9.07 M
9Cambodia$6.8 M
10Sri Lanka$5.34 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.02 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $314,976,150
2Port of Newark $110,446,691
3Port Laredo $102,304,934
4Port of Long Beach $97,943,333
5Port of Tacoma, Wash. $59,637,521
6Port of New York $35,512,331
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $34,945,679
8Port of Oakland, Calif. $30,428,679
9Port of Seattle, Wash. $29,341,519
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $25,266,517

U.S. imports of Hats, headgear, knit, lace increased 3.54 percent through July to $1.02 billion

U.S. imports of Hats, headgear, knit, lace increased 3.54 percent from $982.94 million to $1.02 billion through the first seven 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 220 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 225 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 July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Vietnam, No. 4 Bangladesh and No. 5 Taiwan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Long Beach 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 Laredo.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $513,217,196
2Mexico $153,353,586
3Vietnam $126,868,120
4Bangladesh $124,724,378
5Taiwan $14,400,648
6Italy $11,879,789
7Indonesia $10,036,613
8Canada $9,066,323
9Cambodia $6,797,097
10Sri Lanka $5,340,607

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 13.5 percent compared to last year to $314.98 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 0.81 percent compared to last year to $110.45 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 59.78 percent compared to last year to $102.3 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 22.01 percent compared to last year to $97.94 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. rose 0.15 percent compared to last year to $59.64 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 $80.45 million, 13.55 percent, (50.43 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $58.79 million, 62.17 percent, (15.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Vietnam increased $18.43 million, 16.99 percent, (12.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Bangladesh increased $21.47 million, 20.79 percent, (12.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Taiwan increased $1.1 million, 8.27 percent, (1.41 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 91.63 percent of all these Hats, headgear, knit, lace imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $932.56 million of the $1.02 billion total.

All totaled, 67.34 percent of all these Hats, headgear, knit, lace imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $685.31 million of the $1.02 billion total