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

Imports: Misc. knit fabrics

Misc. knit fabrics, the No. 605 import by value totaled $24.95 million for the month of July, $169.95 million through July of 2019, and $294.72 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

RankCountryYTD
1Israel$42.79 M
2China$34.96 M
3South Korea$32.23 M
4Italy$20.73 M
5Portugal$11.61 M
6Germany$5.93 M
7Mexico$4.15 M
8Japan$3.17 M
9Spain$2.41 M
10Taiwan$1.94 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $169.95 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $41,676,022
2Port of Los Angeles $26,972,633
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $17,015,188
4Port of Virginia $11,696,638
5Port of Houston $11,185,214
6Port of Charleston $10,886,628
7Port of Long Beach $6,428,493
8Chicago O’Hare International Airport $5,079,210
9Port of Baltimore, Md. $4,646,079
10Port of Seattle, Wash. $4,398,734

U.S. imports of Misc. knit fabrics decreased 7.89 percent through July to $169.95 million

U.S. imports of Misc. knit fabrics decreased 7.89 percent from $184.51 million to $169.95 million 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 605 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 592 for the last full year with a total value of $294.72 million, a $24.29 million, 8.98 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July 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 Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Houston.

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 Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Israel $42,792,883
2China $34,957,230
3South Korea $32,232,448
4Italy $20,728,538
5Portugal $11,608,436
6Germany $5,931,586
7Mexico $4,145,154
8Japan $3,174,986
9Spain $2,406,602
10Taiwan $1,936,600

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $21,316,294
2New York City $21,246,567
3Atlanta/Savannah $10,464,304
4Houston $9,858,196
5New Orleans $7,802,771
6Charleston $6,069,377
7Chicago $4,566,013
8Seattle $3,338,582
9Laredo $2,692,561
10Cleveland $2,191,839

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 Newark rose 3.92 percent compared to last year to $41.68 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 20.22 percent compared to last year to $26.97 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 1.52 percent compared to last year to $17.02 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 92.1 percent compared to last year to $11.7 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 51.24 percent compared to last year to $11.19 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 decreased $8.66 million, 16.82 percent, (25.18 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $17.61 million, 33.5 percent, (20.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea increased $6.37 million, 24.64 percent, (18.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Italy increased $4.2 million, 25.42 percent, (12.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Portugal increased $3.47 million, 42.62 percent, (6.83 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 83.74 percent of all these Misc. knit fabrics imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $142.32 million of the $169.95 million total.

All totaled, 63.87 percent of all these Misc. knit fabrics imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $108.55 million of the $169.95 million total