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

Imports: Misc. articles made from textile materials

Misc. articles made from textile materials, the No. 99 import by value totaled $462 million for the month of October, $4.03 billion through October of 2018, and $4.56 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$2.83 B
2Mexico$415.88 M
3Pakistan$183.38 M
4Canada$98.95 M
5India$87.45 M
6Dominican Republic$69.23 M
7Vietnam$63.98 M
8Taiwan$43.68 M
9Thailand$23.11 M
10Germany$18.79 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $4.03 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $1,029,093,263
2Port of Long Beach $424,920,519
3Port of Newark $352,341,932
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $292,615,396
5Port of Virginia $184,660,107
6Port Laredo $169,063,628
7El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $156,735,826
8Port of Houston $134,547,246
9Port of Oakland, Calif. $132,357,383
10Port of Tacoma, Wash. $127,671,948

U.S. imports of Misc. articles made from textile materials increased 5.36 percent through October to $4.03 billion

U.S. imports of Misc. articles made from textile materials increased 5.36 percent from $3.83 billion to $4.03 billion through the first 10 months of 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 99 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 98 for the last full year with a total value of $4.56 billion, a $225.62 million, 5.21 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Pakistan, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Pakistan, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $2,825,949,104
2Mexico $415,878,014
3Pakistan $183,383,900
4Canada $98,945,655
5India $87,450,964
6Dominican Republic $69,233,221
7Vietnam $63,979,069
8Taiwan $43,676,608
9Thailand $23,109,935
10Germany $18,791,702

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $197,080,889
2New York City $64,534,863
3Chicago $61,756,888
4Atlanta/Savannah $58,762,872
5Laredo $48,712,115
6Seattle $33,615,773
7Dallas $32,512,668
8Norfolk $32,194,562
9El Paso $31,613,217
10San Francisco $28,609,163

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 2.33 percent compared to last year to $1.03 billion.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 4.2 percent compared to last year to $424.92 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 11.12 percent compared to last year to $352.34 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 9.65 percent compared to last year to $292.62 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 3.96 percent compared to last year to $184.66 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 $133.88 million, 4.97 percent, (70.05 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $34.26 million, 8.98 percent, (10.31 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Pakistan increased $12.9 million, 7.56 percent, (4.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada decreased $1.38 million, 1.38 percent, (2.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 India decreased $2.85 million, 3.16 percent, (2.17 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 89.52 percent of all these Misc. articles made from textile materials imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $3.61 billion of the $4.03 billion total.

All totaled, 56.6 percent of all these Misc. articles made from textile materials imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $2.28 billion of the $4.03 billion total