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

Imports: Artificial filament tow

Artificial filament tow, the No. 1182 import by value totaled $142,872 for the month of February, $258,744 through February of 2019, and $2.58 million 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
1Germany$193,500
2Belgium$35,874
3Dominican Republic$29,370
4Russia$0
5Singapore$0
6Thailand$0
7India$0
8The Netherlands$0
9Senegal$0
10Canada$0
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U.S. imports of Artificial filament tow decreased 27.61 percent through February to $258,744

U.S. imports of Artificial filament tow decreased 27.61 percent from $357,413 to $258,744 through the first two 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 1182 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1169 for the last full year with a total value of $2.58 million, a $3.11 million, 54.65 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Belgium, No. 3 Dominican Republic, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Boston, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Dominican Republic, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Boston, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $193,500
2Belgium $35,874
3Dominican Republic $29,370
4Japan $0
5Italy $0

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Wilmington $178,225
2Charleston $117,120
3San Juan $91,246
4Boston $88,945
5Atlanta/Savannah $84,695
6Cleveland $13,097
7Chicago $0
8Norfolk $0
9Washington, D.C. $0
10Ogdensburg, N.Y. $0

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Boston rose 114.78 percent compared to last year to $94,429.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. totaled $94,264. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Port of Virginia fell 77.26 percent compared to last year to $35,874.
  • Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico fell 41.52 percent compared to last year to $29,370.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport totaled $3,352. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

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 Germany decreased $89,424, 31.61 percent, (74.78 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Belgium increased $35,874, 0 percent, (13.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Dominican Republic decreased $20,850, 41.52 percent, (11.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Italy decreased $4,648, 100 percent, (0 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan decreased $19,621, 100 percent, (0 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 100 percent of all these Artificial filament tow imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $258,744 of the $258,744 total.

All totaled, 99.44 percent of all these Artificial filament tow imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $257,289 of the $258,744 total