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

Imports: Non-woven fabric

Non-woven fabric, the No. 263 import by value totaled $120.64 million for the month of October, $1.2 billion through October of 2018, and $1.26 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$280.82 M
2Germany$134.79 M
3Japan$116.48 M
4Canada$90.33 M
5Turkey$57.28 M
6Italy$54.51 M
7Mexico$51.85 M
8India$50.15 M
9Israel$46 M
10South Korea$42.53 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.2 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $226,486,824
2Port of Charleston $147,074,667
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $126,807,612
4Port of Los Angeles $107,632,486
5Port of Virginia $104,366,754
6Port Laredo $42,556,745
7Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $37,044,733
8Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $32,529,905
9Port of Long Beach $30,062,196
10Port of Tacoma, Wash. $29,872,747

U.S. imports of Non-woven fabric increased 12.77 percent through October to $1.2 billion

U.S. imports of Non-woven fabric increased 12.77 percent from $1.06 billion to $1.2 billion 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 263 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 263 for the last full year with a total value of $1.26 billion, a $5.73 million, 0.46 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Turkey. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

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

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $280,822,768
2Germany $134,793,391
3Japan $116,484,930
4Canada $90,329,703
5Turkey $57,284,115
6Italy $54,513,830
7Mexico $51,845,188
8India $50,149,704
9Israel $45,996,483
10South Korea $42,526,628

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $33,429,825
2Atlanta/Savannah $25,517,570
3Charleston $25,046,062
4Los Angeles $12,903,694
5Chicago $12,165,001
6Seattle $10,802,601
7Norfolk $10,794,664
8Detroit $9,981,224
9Laredo $9,307,661
10Ogdensburg, N.Y. $9,264,363

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 Newark rose 18.92 percent compared to last year to $226.49 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 17.84 percent compared to last year to $147.07 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 5.22 percent compared to last year to $126.81 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 29.15 percent compared to last year to $107.63 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 18.09 percent compared to last year to $104.37 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 $47.53 million, 20.38 percent, (23.47 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany increased $22.92 million, 20.49 percent, (11.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $17.54 million, 17.73 percent, (9.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $5.31 million, 6.25 percent, (7.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Turkey increased $14.79 million, 34.79 percent, (4.79 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 56.8 percent of all these Non-woven fabric imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $679.71 million of the $1.2 billion total.

All totaled, 59.53 percent of all these Non-woven fabric imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $712.37 million of the $1.2 billion total