Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Search in posts
Search in pages
Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through July 2019.

Imports: Misc. textile fabrics

Misc. textile fabrics, the No. 337 import by value totaled $83.71 million for the month of July, $592.78 million through July of 2019, and $1.1 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

Click on any of the countries in the chart below to gain access to the specific imports and imports between that country and (port), how it compares to other ports for trade with that country, how that trade has changed over time, and much more. Data available both by value and tonnage. Download data. If you are not a subscriber, you can learn more by clicking on the subscribe link.

Top Sources

RankCountryYTD
1China$119.63 M
2Canada$87.76 M
3Japan$79.9 M
4South Korea$50.69 M
5India$49.75 M
6Germany$41.57 M
7Taiwan$37.51 M
8Italy$35.54 M
9Mexico$26.07 M
10France$9.25 M
Data loading...
January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $592.78 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $103,056,785
2Port of Newark $65,990,415
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $51,963,400
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $42,169,612
5Port of Charleston $42,132,669
6Port of Long Beach $38,238,240
7Port of Houston $37,080,538
8Port of Virginia $23,331,950
9Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $21,906,858
10Pharr International Bridge in Texas $15,297,671

U.S. imports of Misc. textile fabrics decreased 6.65 percent through July to $592.78 million

U.S. imports of Misc. textile fabrics decreased 6.65 percent from $635.02 million to $592.78 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 337 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 324 for the last full year with a total value of $1.1 billion, a $61.53 million, 5.94 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., 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 Canada, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 India and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $119,627,059
2Canada $87,759,992
3Japan $79,901,859
4South Korea $50,688,806
5India $49,747,961
6Germany $41,572,448
7Taiwan $37,506,758
8Italy $35,544,985
9Mexico $26,066,422
10France $9,247,651

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $48,216,898
2Detroit $42,754,442
3New York City $42,313,997
4Charleston $26,964,422
5Atlanta/Savannah $26,662,299
6Chicago $24,958,651
7Houston $21,486,783
8El Paso $19,220,784
9New Orleans $12,142,498
10Laredo $11,552,856

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 14.91 percent compared to last year to $103.06 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 20.05 percent compared to last year to $65.99 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 16.56 percent compared to last year to $51.96 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 5.02 percent compared to last year to $42.17 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 24.28 percent compared to last year to $42.13 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 decreased $28.05 million, 18.99 percent, (20.18 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $7.41 million, 7.79 percent, (14.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $11.26 million, 16.4 percent, (13.48 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea increased $158,573, 0.31 percent, (8.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 India decreased $2.31 million, 4.45 percent, (8.39 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 65.41 percent of all these Misc. textile fabrics imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $387.73 million of the $592.78 million total.

All totaled, 51.51 percent of all these Misc. textile fabrics imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $305.31 million of the $592.78 million total