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

Imports: Linens for bed, bath and kitchen

Linens for bed, bath and kitchen, the No. 84 import by value totaled $429 million for the month of December, $5.73 billion through December of 2018, and $5.61 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$2.14 B
2India$1.89 B
3Pakistan$959.47 M
4Turkey$191.72 M
5Portugal$99.53 M
6Bahrain$74.69 M
7Bangladesh$62.95 M
8Italy$48.08 M
9Mexico$44.75 M
10Colombia$41.12 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $5.73 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $1,323,644,794
2Port of Los Angeles $974,075,865
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $766,985,334
4Port of Virginia $542,036,741
5Port of Charleston $487,114,208
6Port of Long Beach $269,357,799
7Port of Houston $268,384,340
8Port of Tacoma, Wash. $220,965,110
9Port of Seattle, Wash. $136,550,381
10Port of Oakland, Calif. $118,156,892

U.S. imports of Linens for bed, bath and kitchen increased 2.06 percent through December to $5.73 billion

U.S. imports of Linens for bed, bath and kitchen increased 2.06 percent from $5.61 billion to $5.73 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 84 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 83 for the last full year with a total value of $5.61 billion, a $228.34 million, 4.24 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 India, No. 3 Pakistan, No. 4 Turkey and No. 5 Portugal. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 India, No. 3 Pakistan, No. 4 Turkey and No. 5 Portugal. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $2,140,047,742
2India $1,885,534,720
3Pakistan $959,470,674
4Turkey $191,717,130
5Portugal $99,530,430
6Bahrain $74,690,118
7Bangladesh $62,951,268
8Italy $48,084,560
9Mexico $44,749,822
10Colombia $41,123,211

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $276,720,402
2Los Angeles $261,040,255
3Atlanta/Savannah $180,001,630
4Charleston $111,970,900
5Norfolk $104,039,069
6Seattle $67,333,252
7Chicago $60,100,801
8Houston $57,032,761
9Miami $40,215,649
10Cleveland $30,525,992

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 1.98 percent compared to last year to $1.32 billion.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 0.44 percent compared to last year to $974.08 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 14.2 percent compared to last year to $766.99 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 8.37 percent compared to last year to $542.04 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 12.19 percent compared to last year to $487.11 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 $124.28 million, 6.17 percent, (37.35 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 India increased $3.75 million, 0.2 percent, (32.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Pakistan decreased $9.56 million, 0.99 percent, (16.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Turkey decreased $5.8 million, 2.94 percent, (3.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Portugal increased $9.54 million, 10.6 percent, (1.74 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 92.08 percent of all these Linens for bed, bath and kitchen imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $5.28 billion of the $5.73 billion total.

All totaled, 71.45 percent of all these Linens for bed, bath and kitchen imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $4.09 billion of the $5.73 billion total