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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through October 2018.

Imports: Apparel machines for knitting, lace, etc.

Apparel machines for knitting, lace, etc., the No. 714 import by value totaled $19.29 million for the month of October, $154.91 million through October of 2018, and $158.07 million for all of 2017, 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
1Japan$46.49 M
2Taiwan$31.35 M
3Germany$23.34 M
4China$21.65 M
5Italy$12.17 M
6Thailand$3.75 M
7Vietnam$3.6 M
8South Korea$3.5 M
9The Netherlands$2.18 M
10Spain$1.63 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $154.91 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $50,618,960
2Port of Virginia $16,780,545
3Port of Charleston $13,363,246
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $11,980,092
5Port of Long Beach $9,722,669
6Port of Tacoma, Wash. $9,522,521
7International Port of Memphis, Tenn. $9,084,329
8Port of Newark $8,264,659
9Port Miami $5,034,194
10Port of Wilmington, N.C. $2,986,324

U.S. imports of Apparel machines for knitting, lace, etc. increased 18.17 percent through October to $154.91 million

U.S. imports of Apparel machines for knitting, lace, etc. increased 18.17 percent from $131.09 million to $154.91 million through the first 10 months of 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 714 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 730 for the last full year with a total value of $158.07 million, a $4.67 million, 3.04 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Taiwan, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 China and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Taiwan, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 China and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 International Port of Memphis, Tenn. and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $46,488,495
2Taiwan $31,349,763
3Germany $23,344,203
4China $21,649,771
5Italy $12,167,830
6Thailand $3,748,743
7Vietnam $3,599,689
8South Korea $3,503,875
9The Netherlands $2,178,360
10Spain $1,627,635

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $3,265,166
2Charleston $2,997,733
3Atlanta/Savannah $2,557,843
4St. Louis $2,551,220
5Cleveland $2,175,727
6New Orleans $1,396,116
7Norfolk $1,318,036
8Jacksonville/Tampa $1,180,534
9Miami $916,943
10New York City $702,654

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 4.51 percent compared to last year to $50.62 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 0.69 percent compared to last year to $16.78 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 12.04 percent compared to last year to $13.36 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 22.37 percent compared to last year to $11.98 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 183.29 percent compared to last year to $9.72 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 Japan increased $5.34 million, 12.98 percent, (30.01 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Taiwan increased $3.17 million, 11.24 percent, (20.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $1.76 million, 8.14 percent, (15.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China increased $7.44 million, 52.39 percent, (13.98 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy increased $2.17 million, 21.75 percent, (7.85 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 87.15 percent of all these Apparel machines for knitting, lace, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $135 million of the $154.91 million total.

All totaled, 66.15 percent of all these Apparel machines for knitting, lace, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $102.47 million of the $154.91 million total