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

Imports: Misc. textiles for specific technical uses

Misc. textiles for specific technical uses, the No. 406 import by value totaled $67.27 million for the month of October, $647.19 million through October of 2018, and $713.51 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
1Mexico$208.1 M
2Canada$95.48 M
3China$78.34 M
4Germany$35.46 M
5Japan$30.74 M
6Hungary$26.74 M
7Israel$23.27 M
8Switzerland$19.19 M
9Italy$19.08 M
10United Kingdom$15.69 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $647.19 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $117,151,091
2Port of Newark $60,931,115
3Port Laredo $45,005,813
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $37,195,039
5Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $29,617,982
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $29,460,410
7Port of Los Angeles $29,261,028
8Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $26,520,789
9Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $21,823,751
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $19,980,739

U.S. imports of Misc. textiles for specific technical uses increased 8.76 percent through October to $647.19 million

U.S. imports of Misc. textiles for specific technical uses increased 8.76 percent from $595.08 million to $647.19 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 406 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 406 for the last full year with a total value of $713.51 million, a $27.14 million, 3.95 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October 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 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif..

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 Alexandria Bay, N.Y. and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $208,097,183
2Canada $95,482,108
3China $78,342,430
4Germany $35,457,930
5Japan $30,744,048
6Hungary $26,735,954
7Israel $23,271,554
8Switzerland $19,186,518
9Italy $19,080,853
10United Kingdom $15,692,770

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1El Paso $21,845,699
2Atlanta/Savannah $15,562,375
3New York City $10,341,701
4Laredo $9,609,077
5Ogdensburg, N.Y. $7,600,888
6Detroit $6,825,913
7Chicago $6,264,364
8Los Angeles $5,058,926
9San Diego $4,799,938
10Charleston $4,029,184

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:

  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas fell 1.7 percent compared to last year to $117.15 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 42.93 percent compared to last year to $60.93 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 22.1 percent compared to last year to $45.01 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 25.09 percent compared to last year to $37.2 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 7.47 percent compared to last year to $29.62 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 $16.17 million, 8.42 percent, (32.15 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $4.08 million, 4.47 percent, (14.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China increased $12.05 million, 18.17 percent, (12.11 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $2.69 million, 8.22 percent, (5.48 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan decreased $483,283, 1.55 percent, (4.75 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 69.24 percent of all these Misc. textiles for specific technical uses imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $448.12 million of the $647.19 million total.

All totaled, 44.79 percent of all these Misc. textiles for specific technical uses imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $289.9 million of the $647.19 million total