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

Imports: Machines for preparing textile fibers, yarns

Machines for preparing textile fibers, yarns, the No. 762 import by value totaled $14.27 million for the month of December, $149.52 million through December 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$72.09 M
2Japan$15.69 M
3China$14.14 M
4France$9.39 M
5Italy$6.64 M
6Belgium$5.12 M
7Switzerland$4.45 M
8Spain$3.65 M
9India$3.42 M
10Taiwan$3.09 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $149.52 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Charleston $82,467,386
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $32,613,711
3Port of Virginia $7,946,705
4Port of Newark $3,913,610
5Port of Houston $3,824,952
6Port of New York $3,205,946
7Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $2,797,351
8Port of Wilmington, N.C. $2,394,509
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $1,601,276
10Port of Los Angeles $1,167,436

U.S. imports of Machines for preparing textile fibers, yarns increased 51.81 percent through December to $149.52 million

U.S. imports of Machines for preparing textile fibers, yarns increased 51.81 percent from $98.5 million to $149.52 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 762 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 821 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 December 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 Newark 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 India 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $72,087,453
2Japan $15,686,820
3China $14,139,335
4France $9,385,437
5Italy $6,644,944
6Belgium $5,124,819
7Switzerland $4,454,285
8Spain $3,646,644
9India $3,424,755
10Taiwan $3,088,886

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Charleston $22,143,101
2Atlanta/Savannah $9,168,555
3Norfolk $1,943,653
4Cleveland $1,855,964
5Ogdensburg, N.Y. $829,825
6Houston $741,172
7Washington, D.C. $627,051
8Boston $587,468
9Wilmington $524,926
10New York City $492,533

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Charleston rose 121.85 percent compared to last year to $82.47 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 13.29 percent compared to last year to $32.61 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 109.66 percent compared to last year to $7.95 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 31.17 percent compared to last year to $3.91 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 663.49 percent compared to last year to $3.82 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 $39.76 million, 122.98 percent, (48.21 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan increased $8.71 million, 125 percent, (10.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $813,866, 5.44 percent, (9.46 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 France increased $3.77 million, 67.25 percent, (6.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy decreased $2.12 million, 24.19 percent, (4.44 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 78.88 percent of all these Machines for preparing textile fibers, yarns imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $117.94 million of the $149.52 million total.

All totaled, 87.45 percent of all these Machines for preparing textile fibers, yarns imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $130.77 million of the $149.52 million total