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

Imports: Misc. articles made from textile materials

Misc. articles made from textile materials, the No. 99 import by value totaled $396.03 million for the month of December, $4.85 billion through December of 2018, and $4.56 billion 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$3.39 B
2Mexico$492.78 M
3Pakistan$222.4 M
4Canada$123.09 M
5India$107.74 M
6Dominican Republic$83.51 M
7Vietnam$76.47 M
8Taiwan$52.94 M
9Thailand$27.44 M
10Germany$22.62 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $4.85 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $1,260,518,621
2Port of Long Beach $498,728,928
3Port of Newark $424,614,553
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $342,078,863
5Port of Virginia $221,229,583
6Port Laredo $200,263,249
7El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $188,532,109
8Port of Oakland, Calif. $159,052,849
9Port of Houston $157,254,222
10Port of Tacoma, Wash. $154,462,096

U.S. imports of Misc. articles made from textile materials increased 6.42 percent through December to $4.85 billion

U.S. imports of Misc. articles made from textile materials increased 6.42 percent from $4.56 billion to $4.85 billion 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 99 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 99 for the last full year with a total value of $4.56 billion, a $225.62 million, 5.21 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Pakistan, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Pakistan, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $3,392,638,984
2Mexico $492,784,321
3Pakistan $222,396,407
4Canada $123,086,587
5India $107,744,624
6Dominican Republic $83,508,383
7Vietnam $76,468,634
8Taiwan $52,941,998
9Thailand $27,439,294
10Germany $22,622,557

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $300,341,448
2New York City $95,342,727
3Chicago $89,328,421
4Atlanta/Savannah $83,777,271
5Laredo $69,851,904
6Dallas $51,256,046
7El Paso $49,116,614
8Seattle $48,873,842
9Norfolk $46,958,725
10San Francisco $42,392,608

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 4.57 percent compared to last year to $1.26 billion.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 2.81 percent compared to last year to $498.73 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 12.41 percent compared to last year to $424.61 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 8.85 percent compared to last year to $342.08 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 7.34 percent compared to last year to $221.23 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 China increased $193.78 million, 6.06 percent, (69.96 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $41.32 million, 9.15 percent, (10.16 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Pakistan increased $13.75 million, 6.59 percent, (4.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $4.26 million, 3.58 percent, (2.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 India increased $1.22 million, 1.14 percent, (2.22 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 89.47 percent of all these Misc. articles made from textile materials imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $4.34 billion of the $4.85 billion total.

All totaled, 56.65 percent of all these Misc. articles made from textile materials imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $2.75 billion of the $4.85 billion total