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

Imports: Misc. textile fabrics

Misc. textile fabrics, the No. 342 import by value totaled $66.05 million for the month of February, $144.1 million through February of 2020, and $999.33 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
1China$30.48 M
2Canada$19.37 M
3Japan$15.92 M
4India$15.41 M
5South Korea$12.22 M
6Taiwan$11.63 M
7Mexico$8.87 M
8Italy$7 M
9Germany$6.52 M
10France$2.45 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $144.1 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $25,823,299
2Port of Newark $16,652,194
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $11,452,914
4Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $11,108,932
5Port of Charleston $10,257,921
6Port of Houston $7,791,866
7Port of Tacoma, Wash. $4,657,276
8Port of Virginia $4,656,302
9El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $4,428,142
10Port of Wilmington, N.C. $4,007,902

U.S. imports of Misc. textile fabrics decreased 13.64 percent through February to $144.1 million

U.S. imports of Misc. textile fabrics decreased 13.64 percent from $166.85 million to $144.1 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 342 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 336 for the last full year with a total value of $999.33 million, a $97.5 million, 8.89 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

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

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $30,484,991
2Canada $19,371,365
3Japan $15,920,985
4India $15,414,221
5South Korea $12,224,485
6Taiwan $11,629,948
7Mexico $8,871,076
8Italy $7,004,499
9Germany $6,516,064
10France $2,454,292

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $8,551,578
2Detroit $7,793,112
3Los Angeles $6,906,611
4El Paso $5,934,563
5Charleston $5,242,929
6Atlanta/Savannah $4,811,981
7Laredo $4,630,293
8Chicago $4,548,755
9Houston $3,614,768
10New Orleans $2,504,415

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 Los Angeles fell 5.77 percent compared to last year to $25.82 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 2.53 percent compared to last year to $16.65 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 11.53 percent compared to last year to $11.45 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 29.59 percent compared to last year to $11.11 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 5.41 percent compared to last year to $10.26 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 $4.88 million, 13.81 percent, (21.16 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $5.49 million, 22.1 percent, (13.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan decreased $8.27 million, 34.2 percent, (11.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India increased $1.95 million, 14.46 percent, (10.7 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 South Korea decreased $1.91 million, 13.48 percent, (8.48 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 64.83 percent of all these Misc. textile fabrics imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $93.42 million of the $144.1 million total.

All totaled, 52.25 percent of all these Misc. textile fabrics imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $75.3 million of the $144.1 million total