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

Imports: Misc. textile fabrics

Misc. textile fabrics, the No. 336 import by value totaled $80.92 million for the month of March, $247.77 million through March of 2019, and $1.1 billion 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
1China$47.33 M
2Canada$39.17 M
3Japan$33.73 M
4South Korea$21.84 M
5India$21.44 M
6Germany$17.99 M
7Taiwan$14.97 M
8Italy$14.65 M
9Mexico$13.41 M
10Switzerland$3.39 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $247.77 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $38,941,642
2Port of Newark $24,388,154
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $23,625,776
4Port of Long Beach $22,300,923
5Port of Charleston $16,328,015
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $16,221,769
7Port of Houston $15,131,845
8Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $10,175,607
9Port of Virginia $9,053,065
10El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $8,534,007

U.S. imports of Misc. textile fabrics decreased 5.65 percent through March to $247.77 million

U.S. imports of Misc. textile fabrics decreased 5.65 percent from $262.6 million to $247.77 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 336 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 318 for the last full year with a total value of $1.1 billion, a $61.53 million, 5.94 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading 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 Port of Newark, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Long Beach 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 India 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.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $47,329,150
2Canada $39,173,420
3Japan $33,729,277
4South Korea $21,836,000
5India $21,440,856
6Germany $17,986,327
7Taiwan $14,972,793
8Italy $14,647,390
9Mexico $13,412,836
10Switzerland $3,389,419

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $48,216,898
2Detroit $42,754,442
3New York City $42,313,997
4Charleston $26,964,422
5Atlanta/Savannah $26,662,299
6Chicago $24,958,651
7Houston $21,486,783
8El Paso $19,220,784
9New Orleans $12,142,498
10Laredo $11,552,856

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 Los Angeles rose 0.66 percent compared to last year to $38.94 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 8.97 percent compared to last year to $24.39 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 11.22 percent compared to last year to $23.63 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 21.81 percent compared to last year to $22.3 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 25.74 percent compared to last year to $16.33 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 decreased $18.02 million, 27.57 percent, (19.1 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $561,611, 1.41 percent, (15.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $6.56 million, 24.17 percent, (13.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea increased $2.56 million, 13.29 percent, (8.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 India decreased $1.62 million, 7.02 percent, (8.65 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 65.99 percent of all these Misc. textile fabrics imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $163.51 million of the $247.77 million total.

All totaled, 50.69 percent of all these Misc. textile fabrics imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $125.58 million of the $247.77 million total