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

Imports: T-shirts, tank tops, knit or crocheted

T-shirts, tank tops, knit or crocheted, the No. 71 import by value totaled $590.55 million for the month of March, $1.69 billion through March of 2019, and $5.97 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$180.81 M
2Honduras$173.52 M
3Nicaragua$159.03 M
4El Salvador$135.99 M
5Vietnam$123.93 M
6Mexico$114.49 M
7Haiti$108.83 M
8Guatemala$102.82 M
9India$81.18 M
10Dominican Republic$77.78 M

Top Gateways

RankPortYTD
1Port of Los Angeles$355.36 M
2Port Everglades, Fla.$228.95 M
3Port Miami$204.94 M
4Port of Newark$178.63 M
5Port of Savannah, Ga.$119.73 M
6Port of Gulfport, Miss.$71.07 M
7Port Laredo$55.05 M
8Port of Houston$53.59 M
9Port of Jacksonville, Fla.$35.95 M
10Port of Long Beach$35.39 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.69 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $355,364,540
2Port Everglades, Fla. $228,945,583
3Port Miami $204,936,672
4Port of Newark $178,632,338
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $119,733,019
6Port of Gulfport, Miss. $71,071,246
7Port Laredo $55,047,341
8Port of Houston $53,585,361
9Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $35,949,578
10Port of Long Beach $35,392,985

U.S. imports of T-shirts, tank tops, knit or crocheted increased 8.94 percent through March to $1.69 billion

U.S. imports of T-shirts, tank tops, knit or crocheted increased 8.94 percent from $1.55 billion to $1.69 billion 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 71 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 75 for the last full year with a total value of $5.97 billion, a $300.58 million, 5.30 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Honduras, No. 3 Nicaragua, No. 4 El Salvador and No. 5 Vietnam. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 3 Port Miami, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Honduras, No. 3 Nicaragua, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 El Salvador. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 3 Port Miami, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Gulfport, Miss..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $180,814,025
2Honduras $173,519,574
3Nicaragua $159,031,801
4El Salvador $135,990,848
5Vietnam $123,927,269
6Mexico $114,486,771
7Haiti $108,829,575
8Guatemala $102,820,165
9India $81,183,102
10Dominican Republic $77,776,437

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Miami $448,607,863
2Los Angeles $432,240,066
3New York City $238,537,162
4Wilmington $112,144,905
5Atlanta/Savannah $106,401,144
6Jacksonville/Tampa $97,269,261
7Mobile $97,234,258
8Laredo $72,562,584
9Houston $59,482,463
10Seattle $55,924,713

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 rose 15.75 percent compared to last year to $355.36 million.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. fell 5.74 percent compared to last year to $228.95 million.
  • Port Miami rose 15.77 percent compared to last year to $204.94 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 9.59 percent compared to last year to $178.63 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 42.67 percent compared to last year to $119.73 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 $7.84 million, 4.53 percent, (10.72 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Honduras increased $2.59 million, 1.52 percent, (10.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Nicaragua increased $15.82 million, 11.05 percent, (9.42 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 El Salvador increased $7.88 million, 6.15 percent, (8.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Vietnam increased $3.97 million, 3.31 percent, (7.34 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 45.83 percent of all these T-shirts, tank tops, knit or crocheted imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $773.28 million of the $1.69 billion total.

All totaled, 64.46 percent of all these T-shirts, tank tops, knit or crocheted imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $1.09 billion of the $1.69 billion total