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

Imports: Misc. textiles for specific technical uses

Misc. textiles for specific technical uses, the No. 403 import by value totaled $62.08 million for the month of December, $776.37 million through December of 2018, and $713.51 million 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
1Mexico$249.37 M
2Canada$113.67 M
3China$99.25 M
4Germany$42.41 M
5Japan$37.54 M
6Hungary$30.08 M
7Israel$26.07 M
8Italy$23.13 M
9Switzerland$21.54 M
10United Kingdom$18.96 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $776.37 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $141,819,638
2Port of Newark $71,456,947
3Port Laredo $52,344,281
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $43,468,370
5Port of Los Angeles $36,665,365
6Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $35,246,096
7Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $32,734,869
8Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $31,739,379
9Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $25,655,274
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $25,113,357

U.S. imports of Misc. textiles for specific technical uses increased 8.81 percent through December to $776.37 million

U.S. imports of Misc. textiles for specific technical uses increased 8.81 percent from $713.51 million to $776.37 million 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 403 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 406 for the last full year with a total value of $713.51 million, a $27.14 million, 3.95 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December 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 Laredo, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. 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 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $249,365,837
2Canada $113,674,590
3China $99,249,859
4Germany $42,411,141
5Japan $37,536,761
6Hungary $30,079,088
7Israel $26,072,015
8Italy $23,125,269
9Switzerland $21,540,215
10United Kingdom $18,958,483

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1El Paso $34,118,567
2Atlanta/Savannah $22,624,111
3New York City $14,825,974
4Laredo $14,635,542
5Ogdensburg, N.Y. $12,285,253
6Chicago $10,125,611
7Detroit $9,395,543
8Los Angeles $9,274,418
9Cleveland $7,430,614
10San Diego $7,421,058

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 3.62 percent compared to last year to $141.82 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 41.36 percent compared to last year to $71.46 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 17.15 percent compared to last year to $52.34 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 20.22 percent compared to last year to $43.47 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 16.1 percent compared to last year to $36.67 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 $24.28 million, 10.78 percent, (32.12 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $3.02 million, 2.72 percent, (14.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China increased $19.06 million, 23.77 percent, (12.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $2.48 million, 6.21 percent, (5.46 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan decreased $47,905, 0.13 percent, (4.83 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 69.84 percent of all these Misc. textiles for specific technical uses imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $542.24 million of the $776.37 million total.

All totaled, 44.53 percent of all these Misc. textiles for specific technical uses imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $345.75 million of the $776.37 million total