Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Imports: Misc. knit fabrics

Misc. knit fabrics, the No. 590 import by value totaled $23.12 million for the month of February, $48.36 million through February of 2020, and $268.52 million for all of 2019, 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
1Israel$15.05 M
2China$8.88 M
3South Korea$7.87 M
4Italy$5.01 M
5Portugal$3.15 M
6Mexico$1.25 M
7Germany$1.21 M
8Japan$967,649
9Spain$900,610
10Taiwan$689,540
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $48.36 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $11,178,547
2Port of Houston $8,384,369
3Port of Los Angeles $6,867,640
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $5,496,805
5Port of Charleston $3,069,109
6Port of Virginia $2,686,269
7Port of Long Beach $1,253,846
8Port of Morgan City, La. $1,158,580
9Port of New Orleans $1,091,503
10Port Laredo $1,040,148

U.S. imports of Misc. knit fabrics decreased 3.17 percent through February to $48.36 million

U.S. imports of Misc. knit fabrics decreased 3.17 percent from $49.94 million to $48.36 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 590 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 591 for the last full year with a total value of $268.52 million, a $26.2 million, 8.89 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

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

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

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Israel $15,053,418
2China $8,878,194
3South Korea $7,874,747
4Italy $5,006,036
5Portugal $3,146,060
6Mexico $1,252,932
7Germany $1,208,231
8Japan $967,649
9Spain $900,610
10Taiwan $689,540

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $6,576,993
2Los Angeles $3,602,956
3Atlanta/Savannah $2,379,128
4Baltimore $1,380,391
5Houston $1,193,148
6New Orleans $1,027,300
7Laredo $983,040
8Chicago $925,002
9Charleston $893,934
10Seattle $566,964

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 0.62 percent compared to last year to $11.18 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 139.68 percent compared to last year to $8.38 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 16.09 percent compared to last year to $6.87 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 0.67 percent compared to last year to $5.5 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 1.45 percent compared to last year to $3.07 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 Israel increased $1.73 million, 12.99 percent, (31.13 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $2.69 million, 23.28 percent, (18.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea decreased $421,857, 5.08 percent, (16.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Italy decreased $673,857, 11.86 percent, (10.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Portugal decreased $737,194, 18.98 percent, (6.51 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 82.63 percent of all these Misc. knit fabrics imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $39.96 million of the $48.36 million total.

All totaled, 72.37 percent of all these Misc. knit fabrics imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $35 million of the $48.36 million total