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

Imports: Misc. textile fabrics

Misc. textile fabrics, the No. 323 import by value totaled $89.97 million for the month of December, $1.1 billion through December of 2018, and $1.04 billion 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$275.55 M
2Canada$160.73 M
3Japan$116.03 M
4South Korea$89.04 M
5Germany$87.24 M
6India$83.78 M
7Taiwan$69.64 M
8Italy$60.96 M
9Mexico$51.67 M
10France$15.58 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.1 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $158,557,438
2Port of Long Beach $123,664,068
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $105,535,944
4Port of Newark $101,033,926
5Port of Charleston $87,442,258
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $75,345,496
7Port of Houston $65,090,406
8Port of Virginia $38,046,250
9Chicago O’Hare International Airport $32,266,821
10Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $29,634,941

U.S. imports of Misc. textile fabrics increased 5.94 percent through December to $1.1 billion

U.S. imports of Misc. textile fabrics increased 5.94 percent from $1.04 billion to $1.1 billion 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 323 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 312 for the last full year with a total value of $1.04 billion, a $63.27 million, 6.51 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 South Korea 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.

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 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $275,548,815
2Canada $160,727,046
3Japan $116,033,630
4South Korea $89,042,239
5Germany $87,239,230
6India $83,776,238
7Taiwan $69,642,134
8Italy $60,963,391
9Mexico $51,666,575
10France $15,579,092

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $36,590,142
2Detroit $31,223,580
3New York City $30,974,780
4Charleston $20,817,088
5Atlanta/Savannah $20,027,371
6Chicago $18,917,089
7Houston $15,378,709
8El Paso $13,154,985
9New Orleans $9,425,592
10Miami $8,650,161

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 12.69 percent compared to last year to $158.56 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 55.14 percent compared to last year to $123.66 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 5.79 percent compared to last year to $105.54 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 17.18 percent compared to last year to $101.03 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 9.99 percent compared to last year to $87.44 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 $33.68 million, 13.92 percent, (25.12 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $7.18 million, 4.28 percent, (14.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $10.28 million, 9.72 percent, (10.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea decreased $2.76 million, 3.01 percent, (8.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $18.58 million, 27.07 percent, (7.95 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 66.43 percent of all these Misc. textile fabrics imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $728.59 million of the $1.1 billion total.

All totaled, 52.54 percent of all these Misc. textile fabrics imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $576.23 million of the $1.1 billion total