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

Imports: Misc. knit fabrics

Misc. knit fabrics, the No. 608 import by value totaled $21.15 million for the month of October, $250.1 million through October of 2018, and $270.44 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
1China$71.8 M
2Israel$71.21 M
3South Korea$36.39 M
4Italy$19.09 M
5Portugal$8.71 M
6Germany$8.58 M
7Mexico$5.48 M
8Japan$4.63 M
9Spain$4.37 M
10Taiwan$3.17 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $250.1 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $54,005,817
2Port of Los Angeles $46,006,929
3Port of Houston $28,764,247
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $24,282,633
5Port of Long Beach $17,881,064
6Port of Charleston $17,828,206
7Port of Virginia $7,648,663
8Port of Baltimore, Md. $6,947,031
9Chicago O’Hare International Airport $5,998,803
10Port of New Orleans $5,333,829

U.S. imports of Misc. knit fabrics increased 11.71 percent through October to $250.1 million

U.S. imports of Misc. knit fabrics increased 11.71 percent from $223.88 million to $250.1 million 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 608 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 611 for the last full year with a total value of $270.44 million, a $18.41 million, 6.37 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Israel, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 Portugal. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Israel, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 Portugal. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $71,798,446
2Israel $71,214,189
3South Korea $36,390,608
4Italy $19,092,223
5Portugal $8,710,790
6Germany $8,583,471
7Mexico $5,484,304
8Japan $4,629,961
9Spain $4,367,073
10Taiwan $3,165,758

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $12,203,670
2New York City $9,152,752
3Houston $8,929,680
4Atlanta/Savannah $5,352,601
5New Orleans $4,771,724
6Charleston $3,395,768
7Chicago $2,856,994
8Seattle $1,973,637
9St. Louis $1,514,505
10Cleveland $1,074,172

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 Newark rose 20.19 percent compared to last year to $54.01 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 1.38 percent compared to last year to $46.01 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 17.44 percent compared to last year to $28.76 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 6.11 percent compared to last year to $24.28 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 15.99 percent compared to last year to $17.88 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 $6.15 million, 9.36 percent, (28.71 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Israel increased $12.16 million, 20.6 percent, (28.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea decreased $148,513, 0.41 percent, (14.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Italy decreased $116,940, 0.61 percent, (7.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Portugal increased $797,592, 10.08 percent, (3.48 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 82.85 percent of all these Misc. knit fabrics imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $207.21 million of the $250.1 million total.

All totaled, 68.35 percent of all these Misc. knit fabrics imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $170.94 million of the $250.1 million total