Current data is through December 2019.

Imports: Machines for preparing textile fibers, yarns

Machines for preparing textile fibers, yarns, the No. 811 import by value totaled $5.17 million for the month of December, $110.31 million through December 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

RankCountry2019
1Germany$44.64 M
2Italy$13.61 M
3Japan$13.45 M
4France$7.06 M
5Austria$6.06 M
6Turkey$4.18 M
7Czech Republic$3.07 M
8Switzerland$2.98 M
9China$2.69 M
10India$1.98 M
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U.S. imports of Machines for preparing textile fibers, yarns decreased 26.23 percent through December 2019 to $110.31 million

U.S. imports of Machines for preparing textile fibers, yarns decreased 26.23 percent from $149.52 million to $110.31 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 811 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 762 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 December 2019 the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 France and No. 5 Austria. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Charleston, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full 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.

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five in 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Charleston fell 54.82 percent to $37.25 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 2.59 percent to $33.46 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 189.23 percent to $11.32 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 21.35 percent to $9.64 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 375 percent to $5.55 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 $27.45 million, 38.08 percent, (40.47 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Italy increased $6.96 million, 104.79 percent, (12.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan decreased $2.23 million, 14.25 percent, (12.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 France decreased $2.32 million, 24.74 percent, (6.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Austria increased $5.77 million, 2017.41 percent, (5.49 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 76.89 percent of all these Machines for preparing textile fibers, yarns imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $84.82 million of the $110.31 million total.

All totaled, 88.14 percent of all these Machines for preparing textile fibers, yarns imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $97.22 million of the $110.31 million total.