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

Imports: Misc. knit fabrics

Misc. knit fabrics, the No. 613 import by value totaled $24.56 million for the month of December, $294.72 million through December of 2018, and $270.44 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
1China$86.52 M
2Israel$84.62 M
3South Korea$43.66 M
4Italy$19.93 M
5Germany$10.13 M
6Portugal$9.38 M
7Mexico$6.92 M
8Spain$5.4 M
9Japan$5.21 M
10Taiwan$3.73 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $294.72 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $67,583,516
2Port of Los Angeles $56,750,091
3Port of Houston $29,532,601
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $29,290,235
5Port of Charleston $20,561,476
6Port of Long Beach $19,062,987
7Port of Virginia $8,137,493
8Port of Baltimore, Md. $7,712,539
9Chicago O’Hare International Airport $6,589,440
10Port of New Orleans $6,398,855

U.S. imports of Misc. knit fabrics increased 8.98 percent through December to $294.72 million

U.S. imports of Misc. knit fabrics increased 8.98 percent from $270.44 million to $294.72 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 613 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 608 for the last full year with a total value of $270.44 million, a $18.41 million, 6.37 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Israel, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Israel, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 Portugal. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $86,517,965
2Israel $84,615,191
3South Korea $43,659,564
4Italy $19,934,056
5Germany $10,130,112
6Portugal $9,376,862
7Mexico $6,919,669
8Spain $5,400,304
9Japan $5,206,928
10Taiwan $3,727,485

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $17,231,311
2New York City $15,803,553
3Houston $9,217,026
4Atlanta/Savannah $8,280,536
5New Orleans $6,682,252
6Charleston $4,725,781
7Chicago $3,817,982
8Seattle $2,515,110
9St. Louis $1,945,982
10Laredo $1,914,106

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 25.21 percent compared to last year to $67.58 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 0.46 percent compared to last year to $56.75 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 3.18 percent compared to last year to $29.53 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 7.31 percent compared to last year to $29.29 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 19.82 percent compared to last year to $20.56 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 $7.29 million, 9.2 percent, (29.36 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Israel increased $10.44 million, 14.07 percent, (28.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea increased $867,020, 2.03 percent, (14.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Italy decreased $1.69 million, 7.8 percent, (6.76 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $1.44 million, 16.53 percent, (3.44 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 83.08 percent of all these Misc. knit fabrics imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $244.86 million of the $294.72 million total.

All totaled, 69.12 percent of all these Misc. knit fabrics imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $203.72 million of the $294.72 million total