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

Imports: Machines for preparing textile fibers, yarns

Machines for preparing textile fibers, yarns, the No. 827 import by value totaled $8.54 million for the month of March, $24.65 million through March of 2019, and $149.52 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$9.92 M
2Italy$3.82 M
3Japan$3.14 M
4France$1.19 M
5China$1.17 M
6India$1.06 M
7Czech Republic$843,630
8Taiwan$772,517
9Switzerland$762,748
10The Netherlands$434,453
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $24.65 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Charleston $11,138,411
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $5,581,674
3Port of Newark $1,983,844
4Port of Seattle, Wash. $1,664,004
5Port of Virginia $1,392,541
6Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $649,206
7Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. $356,050
8Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $325,796
9Port of Houston $303,859
10Port of Long Beach $187,439

U.S. imports of Machines for preparing textile fibers, yarns decreased 46.50 percent through March to $24.65 million

U.S. imports of Machines for preparing textile fibers, yarns decreased 46.50 percent from $46.09 million to $24.65 million through the first three 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 827 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 703 for the last full year with a total value of $149.52 million, a $51.03 million, 51.81 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 France and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Charleston, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Seattle, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

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

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $9,924,042
2Italy $3,815,962
3Japan $3,137,358
4France $1,189,302
5China $1,166,944
6India $1,055,626
7Czech Republic $843,630
8Taiwan $772,517
9Switzerland $762,748
10The Netherlands $434,453

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Charleston $29,687,771
2Atlanta/Savannah $10,773,793
3Cleveland $2,714,231
4Norfolk $1,943,653
5New York City $1,444,962
6Houston $836,429
7Wilmington $830,039
8Ogdensburg, N.Y. $829,825
9Washington, D.C. $627,051
10Boston $591,032

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Charleston fell 56.6 percent compared to last year to $11.14 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 57.14 percent compared to last year to $5.58 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 106.52 percent compared to last year to $1.98 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 1820.33 percent compared to last year to $1.66 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 65.86 percent compared to last year to $1.39 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 decreased $7.01 million, 41.41 percent, (40.25 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Italy increased $1.27 million, 50.04 percent, (15.48 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan decreased $3.04 million, 49.19 percent, (12.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 France increased $764,443, 179.93 percent, (4.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China decreased $7.76 million, 86.94 percent, (4.73 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 78.01 percent of all these Machines for preparing textile fibers, yarns imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $19.23 million of the $24.65 million total.

All totaled, 88.26 percent of all these Machines for preparing textile fibers, yarns imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $21.76 million of the $24.65 million total