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

Imports: Misc. textiles for specific technical uses

Misc. textiles for specific technical uses, the No. 398 import by value totaled $65.39 million for the month of July, $452.18 million through July of 2019, and $776.37 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
1Mexico$146.13 M
2Canada$65.83 M
3China$56.51 M
4Germany$24.29 M
5Japan$20.96 M
6Italy$16.64 M
7Israel$16.08 M
8Switzerland$11.66 M
9Hungary$9.88 M
10United Kingdom$9.17 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $452.18 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $83,505,597
2Port of Newark $44,460,315
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $32,015,458
4Port Laredo $30,096,649
5Port of Los Angeles $24,686,579
6Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $20,666,537
7Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $18,671,500
8Port of Virginia $16,131,087
9Chicago O’Hare International Airport $14,564,524
10Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $13,456,647

U.S. imports of Misc. textiles for specific technical uses decreased 0.16 percent through July to $452.18 million

U.S. imports of Misc. textiles for specific technical uses decreased 0.16 percent from $452.9 million to $452.18 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 398 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 399 for the last full year with a total value of $776.37 million, a $62.86 million, 8.81 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Hungary. The leading gateways were No. 1 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $146,133,758
2Canada $65,830,409
3China $56,510,289
4Germany $24,291,931
5Japan $20,955,924
6Italy $16,644,004
7Israel $16,084,553
8Switzerland $11,661,686
9Hungary $9,877,300
10United Kingdom $9,165,607

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1El Paso $46,570,530
2Atlanta/Savannah $27,247,870
3Laredo $20,814,071
4New York City $19,982,802
5Ogdensburg, N.Y. $17,369,370
6Chicago $15,131,420
7Detroit $12,922,500
8Cleveland $11,974,263
9Los Angeles $11,880,366
10San Diego $10,595,430

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:

  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 1.08 percent compared to last year to $83.51 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 6.97 percent compared to last year to $44.46 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 19.51 percent compared to last year to $32.02 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 1.54 percent compared to last year to $30.1 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 22.48 percent compared to last year to $24.69 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 Mexico increased $2.92 million, 2.04 percent, (32.32 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $225,239, 0.34 percent, (14.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China increased $4.32 million, 8.27 percent, (12.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany decreased $1.4 million, 5.45 percent, (5.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan decreased $762,250, 3.51 percent, (4.63 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 69.38 percent of all these Misc. textiles for specific technical uses imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $313.72 million of the $452.18 million total.

All totaled, 47.5 percent of all these Misc. textiles for specific technical uses imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $214.76 million of the $452.18 million total