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

Imports: Misc. knit fabrics

Misc. knit fabrics, the No. 593 import by value totaled $24.37 million for the month of March, $74.31 million through March of 2019, and $294.72 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
1Israel$18.71 M
2China$14.25 M
3South Korea$13.21 M
4Italy$11.22 M
5Portugal$6.59 M
6Germany$2.25 M
7Mexico$1.68 M
8Japan$1.21 M
9Spain$910,411
10Taiwan$709,789
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $74.31 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $17,212,456
2Port of Los Angeles $10,721,255
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $7,876,986
4Port of Virginia $5,468,550
5Port of Houston $4,994,056
6Port of Charleston $4,439,283
7Port of Long Beach $2,935,373
8Port of New Orleans $2,580,255
9Port of Seattle, Wash. $2,512,171
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $2,355,630

U.S. imports of Misc. knit fabrics decreased 7.36 percent through March to $74.31 million

U.S. imports of Misc. knit fabrics decreased 7.36 percent from $80.22 million to $74.31 million through the first three 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 593 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 579 for the last full year with a total value of $294.72 million, a $24.29 million, 8.98 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Israel, No. 2 China, 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 Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Houston.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Israel, No. 2 China, 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 Charleston.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Israel $18,710,951
2China $14,249,277
3South Korea $13,214,197
4Italy $11,224,450
5Portugal $6,590,340
6Germany $2,249,653
7Mexico $1,675,879
8Japan $1,210,434
9Spain $910,411
10Taiwan $709,789

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $21,316,294
2New York City $21,246,567
3Atlanta/Savannah $10,464,304
4Houston $9,858,196
5New Orleans $7,802,771
6Charleston $6,069,377
7Chicago $4,566,013
8Seattle $3,338,582
9Laredo $2,692,561
10Cleveland $2,191,839

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 4.08 percent compared to last year to $17.21 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 25.36 percent compared to last year to $10.72 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 3.78 percent compared to last year to $7.88 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 120.67 percent compared to last year to $5.47 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 59.24 percent compared to last year to $4.99 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 Israel decreased $4.76 million, 20.27 percent, (25.18 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $9.13 million, 39.05 percent, (19.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea increased $3.7 million, 38.92 percent, (17.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Italy increased $2.42 million, 27.44 percent, (15.1 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Portugal increased $2.73 million, 70.86 percent, (8.87 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 86.11 percent of all these Misc. knit fabrics imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $63.99 million of the $74.31 million total.

All totaled, 62.27 percent of all these Misc. knit fabrics imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $46.27 million of the $74.31 million total