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

Imports: Machines for preparing textile fibers, yarns

Machines for preparing textile fibers, yarns, the No. 763 import by value totaled $7.42 million for the month of October, $123.07 million through October of 2018, and $98.5 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
1Germany$59.63 M
2Japan$13.04 M
3China$12.83 M
4France$6 M
5Italy$5.41 M
6Belgium$4.33 M
7Switzerland$4.03 M
8Spain$3.39 M
9India$3.26 M
10Taiwan$2.9 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $123.07 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Charleston $65,650,834
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $30,411,818
3Port of Virginia $6,167,661
4Port of New York $3,087,118
5Port of Houston $2,992,594
6Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $2,607,694
7Port of Wilmington, N.C. $2,082,731
8Port of Newark $2,071,900
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $1,242,483
10Port of Los Angeles $924,953

U.S. imports of Machines for preparing textile fibers, yarns increased 101.11 percent through October to $123.07 million

U.S. imports of Machines for preparing textile fibers, yarns increased 101.11 percent from $61.2 million to $123.07 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 763 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 874 for the last full year with a total value of $98.5 million, a $13.82 million, 12.30 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 China, No. 4 France and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Charleston, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of New York and No. 5 Port of Houston.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 China, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 France and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of Boston and No. 5 Port of Newark.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $59,626,114
2Japan $13,044,998
3China $12,829,086
4France $6,000,291
5Italy $5,408,833
6Belgium $4,332,679
7Switzerland $4,026,057
8Spain $3,388,009
9India $3,264,267
10Taiwan $2,900,018

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Charleston $12,773,471
2Atlanta/Savannah $8,337,668
3Cleveland $1,727,255
4Ogdensburg, N.Y. $829,825
5Boston $411,478
6Wilmington $384,166
7Los Angeles $351,638
8New York City $338,588
9Norfolk $288,720
10Phoenix/Nogales $162,022

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 Charleston rose 228.94 percent compared to last year to $65.65 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 39.57 percent compared to last year to $30.41 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 79.37 percent compared to last year to $6.17 million.
  • Port of New York rose 4639.93 percent compared to last year to $3.09 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 497.34 percent compared to last year to $2.99 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 Germany increased $39.47 million, 195.83 percent, (48.45 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan increased $9.28 million, 246.63 percent, (10.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China increased $5.67 million, 79.13 percent, (10.42 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 France increased $595,026, 11.01 percent, (4.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy decreased $1.48 million, 21.52 percent, (4.39 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 78.74 percent of all these Machines for preparing textile fibers, yarns imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $96.91 million of the $123.07 million total.

All totaled, 88.01 percent of all these Machines for preparing textile fibers, yarns imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $108.31 million of the $123.07 million total