Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through May 2020.

Imports: Linens for bed, bath and kitchen

Linens for bed, bath and kitchen, the No. 99 import by value totaled $248.63 million for the month of May, $1.83 billion through May of 2020, and $5.73 billion 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

RankCountryYTD
1India$630.33 M
2China$628.78 M
3Pakistan$344.51 M
4Turkey$61.43 M
5Portugal$27.75 M
6Bahrain$25.99 M
7Bangladesh$22.82 M
8Italy$13.64 M
9Mexico$11.44 M
10El Salvador$10.8 M
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U.S. imports of Linens for bed, bath and kitchen decreased 22.43 percent through May to $1.83 billion

U.S. imports of Linens for bed, bath and kitchen decreased 22.43 percent from $2.36 billion to $1.83 billion through the first five months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 99 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 87 for the last full year with a total value of $5.73 billion, a $3.16 million, 0.06 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 India, No. 2 China, 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, 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 Virginia, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Tacoma, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Seattle, Wash..

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 23.9 percent compared to last year to $400.32 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 37.49 percent compared to last year to $265.04 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 26.11 percent compared to last year to $233.24 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 22.08 percent compared to last year to $185.56 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 26.19 percent compared to last year to $142.55 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 India decreased $139.76 million, 18.15 percent, (34.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $253.29 million, 28.72 percent, (34.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Pakistan decreased $82.61 million, 19.34 percent, (18.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Turkey decreased $13.8 million, 18.34 percent, (3.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Portugal decreased $3.82 million, 12.09 percent, (1.51 percent market share).

All totaled, 92.3 percent of all these Linens for bed, bath and kitchen imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $1.69 billion of the $1.83 billion total.

All totaled, 66.89 percent of all these Linens for bed, bath and kitchen imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $1.23 billion of the $1.83 billion total