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

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

T-shirts, tank tops, knit or crocheted, the No. 68 import by value totaled $541.01 million for the month of March, $1.6 billion through March of 2020, and $6.39 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
1Honduras$181.94 M
2Nicaragua$163.21 M
3El Salvador$146.08 M
4Mexico$122.52 M
5Vietnam$122.47 M
6China$107.2 M
7Haiti$97.44 M
8Guatemala$96.12 M
9Bangladesh$84.79 M
10India$69.34 M

Top Gateways

RankPortYTD
1Port of Los Angeles$261.77 M
2Port Miami$222.69 M
3Port Everglades, Fla.$202.82 M
4Port of Newark$170.48 M
5Port of Savannah, Ga.$107.09 M
6Port of Gulfport, Miss.$74.66 M
7Port of Houston$67.02 M
8Port Laredo$65.32 M
9Port of Wilmington, N.C.$54.45 M
10Port of Long Beach$42.83 M
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January – March 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.6 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $261,767,399
2Port Miami $222,691,328
3Port Everglades, Fla. $202,819,045
4Port of Newark $170,484,322
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $107,094,556
6Port of Gulfport, Miss. $74,655,087
7Port of Houston $67,022,464
8Port Laredo $65,319,872
9Port of Wilmington, N.C. $54,450,456
10Port of Long Beach $42,827,293

U.S. imports of T-shirts, tank tops, knit or crocheted decreased 4.98 percent through March to $1.6 billion

U.S. imports of T-shirts, tank tops, knit or crocheted decreased 4.98 percent from $1.69 billion to $1.6 billion through the first three 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 68 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 71 for the last full year with a total value of $6.39 billion, a $421.11 million, 7.05 percent increase from the 2018 total.

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

January – March 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Honduras $181,935,199
2Nicaragua $163,208,619
3El Salvador $146,076,819
4Mexico $122,524,746
5Vietnam $122,470,065
6China $107,204,510
7Haiti $97,442,250
8Guatemala $96,118,846
9Bangladesh $84,790,264
10India $69,336,489

January – March 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Miami $125,238,089
2Los Angeles $94,990,092
3New York City $56,156,620
4Jacksonville/Tampa $41,078,689
5Wilmington $38,078,166
6Mobile $31,638,672
7Atlanta/Savannah $22,877,265
8Houston $20,291,923
9Laredo $19,462,569
10Seattle $9,802,875

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 fell 26.34 percent compared to last year to $261.77 million.
  • Port Miami rose 8.66 percent compared to last year to $222.69 million.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. fell 11.41 percent compared to last year to $202.82 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 4.56 percent compared to last year to $170.48 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 10.56 percent compared to last year to $107.09 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 $8.42 million, 4.85 percent, (11.35 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Nicaragua increased $4.18 million, 2.63 percent, (10.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 El Salvador increased $10.09 million, 7.42 percent, (9.11 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico increased $8.04 million, 7.02 percent, (7.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Vietnam decreased $1.46 million, 1.18 percent, (7.64 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 45.92 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 $736.22 million of the $1.6 billion total.

All totaled, 60.18 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 $964.86 million of the $1.6 billion total