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

Imports: Misc. textile fabrics

Misc. textile fabrics, the No. 326 import by value totaled $95.57 million for the month of October, $913.76 million through October of 2018, and $1.04 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$216.04 M
2Canada$135.25 M
3Japan$99.5 M
4South Korea$75.08 M
5Germany$74.37 M
6India$72.45 M
7Taiwan$58.38 M
8Italy$50.61 M
9Mexico$46.01 M
10France$13.25 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $913.76 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $126,841,526
2Port of Long Beach $103,673,026
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $88,884,414
4Port of Newark $81,730,171
5Port of Charleston $73,678,622
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $63,358,370
7Port of Houston $54,441,644
8Port of Virginia $32,206,506
9Chicago O’Hare International Airport $28,233,377
10El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $25,491,167

U.S. imports of Misc. textile fabrics increased 5.79 percent through October to $913.76 million

U.S. imports of Misc. textile fabrics increased 5.79 percent from $863.75 million to $913.76 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 326 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 312 for the last full year with a total value of $1.04 billion, a $63.27 million, 6.51 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $216,040,205
2Canada $135,250,578
3Japan $99,499,600
4South Korea $75,076,556
5Germany $74,368,823
6India $72,450,729
7Taiwan $58,379,631
8Italy $50,613,596
9Mexico $46,006,107
10France $13,249,762

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $23,289,160
2Detroit $21,658,318
3New York City $19,810,610
4Charleston $14,164,370
5Chicago $12,011,921
6Atlanta/Savannah $11,794,395
7Houston $10,576,694
8El Paso $9,789,719
9Laredo $6,813,920
10New Orleans $6,341,553

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 fell 18.46 percent compared to last year to $126.84 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 71.12 percent compared to last year to $103.67 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 7.04 percent compared to last year to $88.88 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 10.48 percent compared to last year to $81.73 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 17.29 percent compared to last year to $73.68 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 $15.94 million, 7.97 percent, (23.64 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $6.52 million, 4.6 percent, (14.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $11.25 million, 12.75 percent, (10.89 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea decreased $1.62 million, 2.12 percent, (8.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $19.21 million, 34.82 percent, (8.14 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 65.69 percent of all these Misc. textile fabrics imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $600.24 million of the $913.76 million total.

All totaled, 51.96 percent of all these Misc. textile fabrics imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $474.81 million of the $913.76 million total