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

Imports: Gauze, not including narrow fabrics

Gauze, not including narrow fabrics, the No. 1102 import by value totaled $1.47 million for the month of December, $11.71 million through December 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$5.93 M
2Japan$2.35 M
3India$1.09 M
4United Kingdom$866,417
5Indonesia$690,241
6South Korea$251,012
7Switzerland$115,861
8Germany$91,718
9Sri Lanka$66,476
10Taiwan$46,944
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $11.71 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $3,814,208
2Port of Long Beach $2,675,510
3Port of Oakland, Calif. $1,706,429
4Port of Seattle, Wash. $1,193,179
5Port of Newark $614,450
6Port Miami $363,807
7Port of Charleston $271,276
8Los Angeles International Airport $213,975
9Port of New Orleans $212,309
10Port of Tacoma, Wash. $206,103

U.S. imports of Gauze, not including narrow fabrics increased 16.90 percent through December to $11.71 million

U.S. imports of Gauze, not including narrow fabrics increased 16.90 percent from $10.02 million to $11.71 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 1102 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1108 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 December 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $5,925,661
2Japan $2,348,402
3India $1,093,906
4United Kingdom $866,417
5Indonesia $690,241
6South Korea $251,012
7Switzerland $115,861
8Germany $91,718
9Sri Lanka $66,476
10Taiwan $46,944

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $1,194,849
2San Francisco $652,694
3Los Angeles $416,129
4Laredo $339,599
5Seattle $337,031
6New York City $271,424
7Miami $122,782
8Charleston $74,287
9Chicago $41,505
10San Diego $35,098

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 rose 4.87 percent compared to last year to $3.81 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 20.83 percent compared to last year to $2.68 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 39.92 percent compared to last year to $1.71 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 82.51 percent compared to last year to $1.19 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 15.85 percent compared to last year to $614,450.

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 $1.98 million, 50.17 percent, (50.59 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan increased $403,206, 20.73 percent, (20.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 India decreased $877,026, 44.5 percent, (9.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 United Kingdom increased $252,998, 41.24 percent, (7.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Indonesia increased $37,666, 5.77 percent, (5.89 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 93.27 percent of all these Gauze, not including narrow fabrics imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $10.92 million of the $11.71 million total.

All totaled, 85.41 percent of all these Gauze, not including narrow fabrics imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $10 million of the $11.71 million total