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

Imports: Men’s or boys’ underwear

Men's or boys' underwear, the No. 214 import by value totaled $119.89 million for the month of December, $1.84 billion through December of 2018, and $1.66 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$504.34 M
2Vietnam$408.78 M
3India$233.45 M
4El Salvador$135.02 M
5Bangladesh$95.1 M
6Cambodia$92.68 M
7Sri Lanka$70.95 M
8Thailand$49.55 M
9Honduras$46.32 M
10Egypt$35.58 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.84 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $780,268,292
2Port of Newark $306,377,556
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $211,123,971
4Port of Gulfport, Miss. $104,789,510
5Port of Long Beach $98,613,333
6Port Miami $50,610,976
7Port Everglades, Fla. $48,011,827
8Port of Charleston $37,201,502
9Los Angeles International Airport $32,630,597
10John F. Kennedy International Airport $28,939,533

U.S. imports of Men’s or boys’ underwear increased 10.54 percent through December to $1.84 billion

U.S. imports of Men’s or boys’ underwear increased 10.54 percent from $1.66 billion to $1.84 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 214 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 219 for the last full year with a total value of $1.66 billion, a $708,592, 0.04 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Vietnam, No. 3 India, No. 4 El Salvador and No. 5 Bangladesh. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of Gulfport, Miss. and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Vietnam, No. 3 India, No. 4 El Salvador and No. 5 Bangladesh. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of Gulfport, Miss. and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $504,335,948
2Vietnam $408,781,643
3India $233,450,827
4El Salvador $135,024,515
5Bangladesh $95,098,860
6Cambodia $92,683,350
7Sri Lanka $70,951,869
8Thailand $49,554,264
9Honduras $46,319,777
10Egypt $35,577,028

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $176,990,929
2New York City $67,287,415
3Atlanta/Savannah $42,642,868
4Mobile $25,409,781
5Charleston $13,737,220
6Miami $13,663,083
7Chicago $12,373,706
8San Francisco $4,745,699
9Cleveland $4,113,316
10Norfolk $3,675,334

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 18.92 percent compared to last year to $780.27 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 30.93 percent compared to last year to $306.38 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 1.73 percent compared to last year to $211.12 million.
  • Port of Gulfport, Miss. fell 21.47 percent compared to last year to $104.79 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 4.66 percent compared to last year to $98.61 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 $50.42 million, 11.11 percent, (27.42 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Vietnam increased $57.83 million, 16.48 percent, (22.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 India increased $53.62 million, 29.82 percent, (12.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 El Salvador decreased $13.62 million, 9.17 percent, (7.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Bangladesh increased $5.88 million, 6.59 percent, (5.17 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 74.86 percent of all these Men’s or boys’ underwear imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $1.38 billion of the $1.84 billion total.

All totaled, 81.63 percent of all these Men’s or boys’ underwear imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $1.5 billion of the $1.84 billion total