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

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

T-shirts, tank tops, knit or crocheted, the No. 70 import by value totaled $600.2 million for the month of April, $2.29 billion through April 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
1Honduras$242.03 M
2China$234.13 M
3Nicaragua$218.38 M
4El Salvador$186.13 M
5Vietnam$164.15 M
6Haiti$160.6 M
7Mexico$153.68 M
8Guatemala$145.71 M
9India$111.27 M
10Dominican Republic$103.91 M
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January – April 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.29 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $474,175,147
2Port Everglades, Fla. $320,446,275
3Port Miami $280,118,215
4Port of Newark $233,974,186
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $161,431,135
6Port of Gulfport, Miss. $96,087,153
7Port of Houston $79,660,917
8Port Laredo $74,855,236
9Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $49,323,216
10Port of Wilmington, N.C. $48,971,702

U.S. imports of T-shirts, tank tops, knit or crocheted increased 10.49 percent through April to $2.29 billion

U.S. imports of T-shirts, tank tops, knit or crocheted increased 10.49 percent from $2.07 billion to $2.29 billion through the first four 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 70 through April among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 74 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 April of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Honduras, No. 2 China, 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 Honduras, No. 2 China, 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 – April 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Honduras $242,027,407
2China $234,128,880
3Nicaragua $218,376,624
4El Salvador $186,127,259
5Vietnam $164,151,924
6Haiti $160,601,276
7Mexico $153,680,420
8Guatemala $145,711,256
9India $111,273,364
10Dominican Republic $103,912,293

January – April 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 four months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 17.71 percent compared to last year to $474.18 million.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. fell 0.44 percent compared to last year to $320.45 million.
  • Port Miami rose 12.95 percent compared to last year to $280.12 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 14.52 percent compared to last year to $233.97 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 34.24 percent compared to last year to $161.43 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 Honduras increased $13.81 million, 6.05 percent, (10.58 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $13.1 million, 5.93 percent, (10.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Nicaragua increased $30.57 million, 16.28 percent, (9.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 El Salvador increased $19.06 million, 11.41 percent, (8.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Vietnam increased $7.02 million, 4.47 percent, (7.18 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 45.67 percent of all these T-shirts, tank tops, knit or crocheted imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through April of this year. That is equal to $1.04 billion of the $2.29 billion total.

All totaled, 64.27 percent of all these T-shirts, tank tops, knit or crocheted imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through April of this year. That is equal to $1.47 billion of the $2.29 billion total