U.S. Census Bureau. Such imports reached $7.5 billion for the first ten months of the year, up 4.6 percent.
Imports of toys, games and sporting goods, meanwhile, reached $2.75
billion in October, up 0.4 percent from a year earlier. Those imports
reached $27.8 billion for the first ten months of the year, 0.9 percent
ahead of their level in the comparable period of 2011.
The report showed footwear imports reached $1.57 billion in October,
down 3.2 percent from October 2011. Footwear imports for the 10 month
period increased 3.1 percent to $15.8 billion.