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

Imports: Linens for bed, bath and kitchen

Linens for bed, bath and kitchen, the No. 89 import by value totaled $508.1 million for the month of August, $3.84 billion through August of 2019, and $5.73 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$1.47 B
2India$1.24 B
3Pakistan$666.97 M
4Turkey$125.7 M
5Portugal$61.56 M
6Bahrain$42.92 M
7Bangladesh$41.07 M
8Italy$32.57 M
9Colombia$30.12 M
10El Salvador$28.35 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $3.84 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $836,445,286
2Port of Los Angeles $684,199,146
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $502,406,434
4Port of Virginia $387,010,632
5Port of Charleston $296,831,453
6Port of Houston $178,832,490
7Port of Long Beach $153,589,034
8Port of Tacoma, Wash. $146,914,832
9Port of Oakland, Calif. $93,623,517
10Port of Seattle, Wash. $78,844,449

U.S. imports of Linens for bed, bath and kitchen increased 1.43 percent through August to $3.84 billion

U.S. imports of Linens for bed, bath and kitchen increased 1.43 percent from $3.78 billion to $3.84 billion through the first eight 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 89 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 84 for the last full year with a total value of $5.73 billion, a $115.8 million, 2.06 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August 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 – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $1,465,211,383
2India $1,235,619,659
3Pakistan $666,966,317
4Turkey $125,698,240
5Portugal $61,556,775
6Bahrain $42,921,836
7Bangladesh $41,067,800
8Italy $32,565,213
9Colombia $30,120,498
10El Salvador $28,345,479

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $390,289,106
2Los Angeles $348,146,567
3Atlanta/Savannah $225,819,485
4Charleston $154,761,090
5Norfolk $153,965,864
6Seattle $95,504,916
7Chicago $81,967,536
8Houston $79,967,154
9Miami $53,612,594
10San Francisco $40,406,153

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 4.21 percent compared to last year to $836.45 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 9.71 percent compared to last year to $684.2 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 9.17 percent compared to last year to $502.41 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 18.91 percent compared to last year to $387.01 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 8.97 percent compared to last year to $296.83 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 $70.36 million, 5.04 percent, (38.19 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 India increased $2.27 million, 0.18 percent, (32.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Pakistan increased $13.28 million, 2.03 percent, (17.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Turkey decreased $149,660, 0.12 percent, (3.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Portugal increased $1.81 million, 3.02 percent, (1.6 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 92.66 percent of all these Linens for bed, bath and kitchen imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $3.56 billion of the $3.84 billion total.

All totaled, 70.55 percent of all these Linens for bed, bath and kitchen imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $2.71 billion of the $3.84 billion total