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

Imports: Apparel machines for knitting, lace, etc.

Apparel machines for knitting, lace, etc., the No. 715 import by value totaled $18.83 million for the month of December, $185.91 million through December 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$54.61 M
2Taiwan$39.92 M
3Germany$28.96 M
4China$24.49 M
5Italy$14.86 M
6Vietnam$4.65 M
7South Korea$4.35 M
8Thailand$4.15 M
9The Netherlands$2.26 M
10Spain$1.86 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $185.91 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $63,575,696
2Port of Virginia $19,265,626
3Port of Charleston $15,617,012
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $13,581,163
5Port of Tacoma, Wash. $11,901,762
6International Port of Memphis, Tenn. $10,872,769
7Port of Long Beach $10,777,291
8Port of Newark $8,718,571
9Port Miami $5,581,819
10Port of Philadelphia $4,023,338

U.S. imports of Apparel machines for knitting, lace, etc. increased 17.61 percent through December to $185.91 million

U.S. imports of Apparel machines for knitting, lace, etc. increased 17.61 percent from $158.07 million to $185.91 million in 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 715 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 728 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 December 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 Tacoma, Wash..

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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $54,609,812
2Taiwan $39,915,968
3Germany $28,955,287
4China $24,487,173
5Italy $14,856,564
6Vietnam $4,649,937
7South Korea $4,351,331
8Thailand $4,147,585
9The Netherlands $2,260,328
10Spain $1,858,788

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $7,307,898
2St. Louis $6,751,831
3Cleveland $5,220,613
4Charleston $4,525,393
5Atlanta/Savannah $3,358,265
6Norfolk $2,732,576
7New Orleans $2,295,665
8Philadelphia $1,865,284
9Jacksonville/Tampa $1,180,534
10Miami $1,122,248

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 0.52 percent compared to last year to $63.58 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 3.9 percent compared to last year to $19.27 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 19.75 percent compared to last year to $15.62 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 20.84 percent compared to last year to $13.58 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. rose 892.3 percent compared to last year to $11.9 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 $5.47 million, 11.13 percent, (29.37 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Taiwan increased $7.43 million, 22.87 percent, (21.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $3.81 million, 15.15 percent, (15.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China increased $7.17 million, 41.37 percent, (13.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy increased $2.3 million, 18.32 percent, (7.99 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 87.58 percent of all these Apparel machines for knitting, lace, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $162.82 million of the $185.91 million total.

All totaled, 66.67 percent of all these Apparel machines for knitting, lace, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $123.94 million of the $185.91 million total