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

Imports: Non-woven fabric

Non-woven fabric, the No. 250 import by value totaled $119.58 million for the month of August, $998.92 million through August of 2019, and $1.49 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$183.88 M
2Germany$143.21 M
3Japan$90.79 M
4India$65 M
5Canada$58.86 M
6Turkey$53.95 M
7South Korea$49.02 M
8Israel$42.96 M
9Mexico$41.27 M
10Italy$38.65 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $998.92 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $194,704,888
2Port of Charleston $136,543,596
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $109,871,579
4Port of Los Angeles $93,197,568
5Port of Virginia $89,748,654
6Port Laredo $40,635,478
7Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $29,582,378
8Port of Oakland, Calif. $26,480,325
9Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $25,955,632
10Port of Tacoma, Wash. $25,766,867

U.S. imports of Non-woven fabric increased 3.53 percent through August to $998.92 million

U.S. imports of Non-woven fabric increased 3.53 percent from $964.88 million to $998.92 million through the first eight 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 250 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 257 for the last full year with a total value of $1.49 billion, a $222.97 million, 17.63 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 India and No. 5 Canada. 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 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.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $183,875,839
2Germany $143,213,179
3Japan $90,790,843
4India $64,995,318
5Canada $58,861,301
6Turkey $53,947,675
7South Korea $49,018,516
8Israel $42,961,518
9Mexico $41,266,392
10Italy $38,646,825

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $107,215,818
2Charleston $57,869,739
3Atlanta/Savannah $49,540,484
4Norfolk $25,256,085
5Cleveland $25,031,194
6Los Angeles $24,923,923
7Chicago $24,158,135
8Laredo $23,651,168
9Detroit $19,622,499
10Seattle $18,040,576

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 5.39 percent compared to last year to $194.7 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 17.31 percent compared to last year to $136.54 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 7.75 percent compared to last year to $109.87 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 8.49 percent compared to last year to $93.2 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 11.66 percent compared to last year to $89.75 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 $44.09 million, 19.34 percent, (18.41 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany increased $32.8 million, 29.71 percent, (14.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan decreased $4.41 million, 4.64 percent, (9.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India increased $26.56 million, 69.11 percent, (6.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada decreased $14.21 million, 19.45 percent, (5.89 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 54.23 percent of all these Non-woven fabric imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $541.74 million of the $998.92 million total.

All totaled, 62.47 percent of all these Non-woven fabric imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $624.07 million of the $998.92 million total