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

Imports: Gauze, not including narrow fabrics

Gauze, not including narrow fabrics, the No. 1105 import by value totaled $1.06 million for the month of October, $9.19 million through October of 2018, and $10.02 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
1China$4.5 M
2Japan$1.91 M
3India$965,317
4United Kingdom$699,615
5Indonesia$514,587
6South Korea$218,172
7Switzerland$105,244
8Germany$86,380
9Sri Lanka$66,476
10Taiwan$46,944
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $9.19 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $3,384,350
2Port of Long Beach $1,815,146
3Port of Oakland, Calif. $1,285,164
4Port of Seattle, Wash. $850,949
5Port of Newark $475,021
6Port Miami $252,664
7Port of Charleston $245,578
8Los Angeles International Airport $180,929
9Port of New Orleans $168,796
10Port of Tacoma, Wash. $160,337

U.S. imports of Gauze, not including narrow fabrics increased 19.38 percent through October to $9.19 million

U.S. imports of Gauze, not including narrow fabrics increased 19.38 percent from $7.7 million to $9.19 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 1105 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1113 for the last full year with a total value of $10.02 million, a $940,141, 8.58 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 India, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Indonesia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 4 Port of Seattle, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 India, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Indonesia and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Seattle, Wash..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $4,497,720
2Japan $1,908,992
3India $965,317
4United Kingdom $699,615
5Indonesia $514,587
6South Korea $218,172
7Switzerland $105,244
8Germany $86,380
9Sri Lanka $66,476
10Taiwan $46,944

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $651,875
2San Francisco $365,711
3Laredo $339,599
4Seattle $229,618
5Los Angeles $225,826
6New York City $124,694
7Charleston $57,395
8St. Louis $34,081
9New Orleans $18,316
10Chicago $16,349

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 rose 27.25 percent compared to last year to $3.38 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 5.17 percent compared to last year to $1.82 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 34.85 percent compared to last year to $1.29 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 68.13 percent compared to last year to $850,949.
  • Port of Newark fell 9.42 percent compared to last year to $475,021.

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 China increased $1.52 million, 50.92 percent, (48.93 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan increased $418,278, 28.06 percent, (20.77 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 India decreased $573,400, 37.26 percent, (10.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 United Kingdom increased $225,946, 47.7 percent, (7.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Indonesia decreased $7,247, 1.39 percent, (5.6 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 93.4 percent of all these Gauze, not including narrow fabrics imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $8.59 million of the $9.19 million total.

All totaled, 84.96 percent of all these Gauze, not including narrow fabrics imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $7.81 million of the $9.19 million total