Current data is through February 2020.

Imports: Worn clothing, other worn textile articles

Worn clothing, other worn textile articles, the No. 1116 import by value totaled $1.24 million for the month of February, $4.24 million through February of 2020, and $9 million for all of 2019, 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

RankCountry2019
1United Kingdom$2.63 M
2Pakistan$505,993
3France$194,822
4Canada$145,600
5Hungary$137,167
6United Arab Emirates$127,681
7Italy$106,702
8Germany$104,182
9Honduras$100,017
10Japan$44,309
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U.S. imports of Worn clothing, other worn textile articles increased 40.22 percent through December 2019 to $9 million

U.S. imports of Worn clothing, other worn textile articles increased 40.22 percent from $6.42 million to $9 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 1116 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1140 for the last full year with a total value of $6.42 million, a $259,769, 4.22 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through December 2019 the leading sources were No. 1 Pakistan, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 France and No. 5 Honduras. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Pakistan, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Honduras and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Port Miami and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five in 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Houston rose 40.15 percent to $3.42 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 1266.45 percent to $921,713.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 13.18 percent to $841,059.
  • Port of Charleston rose 19.05 percent to $437,182.
  • Port of Newark rose 42.4 percent to $304,242.

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 Pakistan increased $260,804, 15.42 percent, (21.68 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $781,189, 140.81 percent, (14.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $424,798, 74 percent, (11.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 France increased $673,052, 217.85 percent, (10.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Honduras increased $184,066, 37.41 percent, (7.51 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 66.03 percent of all these Worn clothing, other worn textile articles imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $5.95 million of the $9 million total.

All totaled, 65.82 percent of all these Worn clothing, other worn textile articles imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $5.93 million of the $9 million total.