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

Imports: Pile fabrics, knitted or crocheted

Pile fabrics, knitted or crocheted, the No. 812 import by value totaled $9.26 million for the month of December, $113.71 million through December of 2018, and $116.24 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
1China$80.6 M
2South Korea$17.04 M
3Taiwan$8.9 M
4Canada$1.64 M
5Malta$980,600
6Italy$862,226
7Guatemala$792,718
8Mexico$538,338
9Japan$411,587
10Germany$326,996
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $113.71 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $48,800,332
2Port of Long Beach $14,018,958
3Port of Newark $12,963,452
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $12,332,532
5Port of Seattle, Wash. $6,000,119
6Port of Virginia $2,678,954
7Port of Charleston $2,327,132
8Port of Wilmington, N.C. $1,950,217
9Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $1,880,171
10Port of Tacoma, Wash. $1,122,263

U.S. imports of Pile fabrics, knitted or crocheted decreased 2.18 percent through December to $113.71 million

U.S. imports of Pile fabrics, knitted or crocheted decreased 2.18 percent from $116.24 million to $113.71 million in 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 812 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 785 for the last full year with a total value of $116.24 million, a $96,792, 0.08 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Malta. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Seattle, Wash..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $80,595,212
2South Korea $17,044,904
3Taiwan $8,897,218
4Canada $1,635,978
5Malta $980,600
6Italy $862,226
7Guatemala $792,718
8Mexico $538,338
9Japan $411,587
10Germany $326,996

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $11,581,336
2New Orleans $3,790,400
3Cleveland $2,243,765
4Atlanta/Savannah $1,580,571
5New York City $1,446,864
6Wilmington $1,247,479
7Dallas $649,363
8Charleston $615,577
9Norfolk $474,061
10Chicago $300,433

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 9.3 percent compared to last year to $48.8 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 4.47 percent compared to last year to $14.02 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 144.08 percent compared to last year to $12.96 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 16.48 percent compared to last year to $12.33 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 102.27 percent compared to last year to $6 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 $3 million, 3.59 percent, (70.88 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 South Korea increased $128,106, 0.76 percent, (14.99 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Taiwan decreased $828,711, 8.52 percent, (7.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $10,580, 0.65 percent, (1.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Malta increased $649,556, 196.21 percent, (0.86 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 95.99 percent of all these Pile fabrics, knitted or crocheted imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $109.15 million of the $113.71 million total.

All totaled, 82.77 percent of all these Pile fabrics, knitted or crocheted imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $94.12 million of the $113.71 million total