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

Imports: Misc. articles made from textile materials

Misc. articles made from textile materials, the No. 93 import by value totaled $470.06 million for the month of July, $3.11 billion through July of 2019, and $4.85 billion 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
1China$2.18 B
2Mexico$303.8 M
3Pakistan$135.13 M
4Canada$84.42 M
5India$67.99 M
6Vietnam$56.91 M
7Dominican Republic$52.61 M
8Taiwan$31.8 M
9Thailand$20 M
10Germany$14.35 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $3.11 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $816,818,243
2Port of Newark $283,669,912
3Port of Long Beach $270,183,876
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $215,791,720
5Port of Virginia $146,114,190
6Port Laredo $131,890,130
7El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $118,093,084
8Port of Oakland, Calif. $111,130,654
9Port of Houston $106,832,934
10Port of Tacoma, Wash. $103,121,676

U.S. imports of Misc. articles made from textile materials increased 11.89 percent through July to $3.11 billion

U.S. imports of Misc. articles made from textile materials increased 11.89 percent from $2.78 billion to $3.11 billion through the first seven 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 93 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 100 for the last full year with a total value of $4.85 billion, a $292.57 million, 6.42 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July 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 Newark, No. 3 Port of Long Beach, 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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $2,179,402,063
2Mexico $303,795,960
3Pakistan $135,127,764
4Canada $84,416,132
5India $67,988,779
6Vietnam $56,909,910
7Dominican Republic $52,610,563
8Taiwan $31,797,556
9Thailand $20,004,615
10Germany $14,346,542

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $410,944,926
2New York City $128,940,485
3Chicago $113,867,800
4Atlanta/Savannah $108,756,858
5Laredo $93,660,089
6Dallas $71,041,994
7El Paso $67,987,432
8Seattle $65,441,077
9Norfolk $63,997,612
10San Francisco $56,989,528

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 18.02 percent compared to last year to $816.82 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 17.53 percent compared to last year to $283.67 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 12.71 percent compared to last year to $270.18 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 2 percent compared to last year to $215.79 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 13.2 percent compared to last year to $146.11 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 $225.38 million, 11.53 percent, (70.12 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $16.87 million, 5.88 percent, (9.77 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Pakistan increased $4.65 million, 3.57 percent, (4.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $22.88 million, 37.18 percent, (2.72 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 India increased $11.65 million, 20.67 percent, (2.19 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 89.14 percent of all these Misc. articles made from textile materials imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $2.77 billion of the $3.11 billion total.

All totaled, 55.74 percent of all these Misc. articles made from textile materials imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $1.73 billion of the $3.11 billion total