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

Imports: Misc. textiles for specific technical uses

Misc. textiles for specific technical uses, the No. 402 import by value totaled $65.18 million for the month of March, $184.47 million through March of 2019, and $776.37 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
1Mexico$60.54 M
2Canada$27.66 M
3China$21.95 M
4Germany$10.19 M
5Japan$9.1 M
6Italy$6.62 M
7Israel$6.25 M
8France$4.09 M
9Brazil$3.95 M
10Switzerland$3.85 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $184.47 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $34,860,250
2Port of Newark $17,400,061
3Port Laredo $11,901,434
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $11,290,477
5Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $10,375,341
6Port of Los Angeles $10,298,068
7Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $7,998,890
8Port of Virginia $6,702,806
9Chicago O’Hare International Airport $5,574,134
10Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $5,364,183

U.S. imports of Misc. textiles for specific technical uses increased 0.73 percent through March to $184.47 million

U.S. imports of Misc. textiles for specific technical uses increased 0.73 percent from $183.14 million to $184.47 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 402 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 404 for the last full year with a total value of $776.37 million, a $62.86 million, 8.81 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $60,542,897
2Canada $27,662,841
3China $21,953,889
4Germany $10,189,121
5Japan $9,104,599
6Italy $6,621,419
7Israel $6,252,229
8France $4,086,124
9Brazil $3,952,494
10Switzerland $3,846,139

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1El Paso $46,570,530
2Atlanta/Savannah $27,247,870
3Laredo $20,814,071
4New York City $19,982,802
5Ogdensburg, N.Y. $17,369,370
6Chicago $15,131,420
7Detroit $12,922,500
8Cleveland $11,974,263
9Los Angeles $11,880,366
10San Diego $10,595,430

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:

  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 5.24 percent compared to last year to $34.86 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 9.69 percent compared to last year to $17.4 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 4.29 percent compared to last year to $11.9 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 17.82 percent compared to last year to $11.29 million.
  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. rose 6.77 percent compared to last year to $10.38 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 Mexico increased $4.57 million, 8.16 percent, (32.82 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $487,121, 1.73 percent, (15 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China increased $1.49 million, 7.28 percent, (11.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany decreased $562,163, 5.23 percent, (5.52 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan increased $371,899, 4.26 percent, (4.94 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 70.17 percent of all these Misc. textiles for specific technical uses imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $129.45 million of the $184.47 million total.

All totaled, 46.53 percent of all these Misc. textiles for specific technical uses imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $85.83 million of the $184.47 million total