Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Search in posts
Search in pages
Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through October 2018.

Imports: Synthetic filament yarn, not for retail

Synthetic filament yarn, not for retail, the No. 314 import by value totaled $98.14 million for the month of October, $950.23 million through October of 2018, and $1.02 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

Click on any of the countries in the chart below to gain access to the specific imports and imports between that country and (port), how it compares to other ports for trade with that country, how that trade has changed over time, and much more. Data available both by value and tonnage. Download data. If you are not a subscriber, you can learn more by clicking on the subscribe link.

Top Sources

RankCountryYTD
1China$277.97 M
2Canada$148.13 M
3South Korea$130.36 M
4Mexico$77.22 M
5The Netherlands$57.55 M
6Japan$43.51 M
7India$40.43 M
8United Kingdom$30.23 M
9Taiwan$29.81 M
10Germany$20.97 M
Data loading...
January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $950.23 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Charleston $273,228,850
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $149,501,368
3Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $116,392,519
4Port Laredo $77,405,551
5Port of Virginia $76,142,466
6Port of Los Angeles $50,407,478
7Port of Newark $44,972,215
8Port of Wilmington, N.C. $26,992,007
9Port of Boston $17,081,698
10Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $17,032,406

U.S. imports of Synthetic filament yarn, not for retail increased 12.09 percent through October to $950.23 million

U.S. imports of Synthetic filament yarn, not for retail increased 12.09 percent from $847.77 million to $950.23 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 314 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 316 for the last full year with a total value of $1.02 billion, a $32.91 million, 3.34 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Charleston, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y., No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Charleston, No. 2 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y., No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $277,969,582
2Canada $148,126,965
3South Korea $130,363,523
4Mexico $77,221,929
5The Netherlands $57,545,883
6Japan $43,505,764
7India $40,427,651
8United Kingdom $30,227,455
9Taiwan $29,807,636
10Germany $20,971,604

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Charleston $48,809,718
2Ogdensburg, N.Y. $25,372,432
3Atlanta/Savannah $24,557,379
4Norfolk $14,469,953
5Laredo $13,806,005
6New York City $9,444,885
7Los Angeles $7,737,564
8Wilmington $4,744,043
9Detroit $4,343,145
10Boston $3,570,950

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 Charleston rose 2.69 percent compared to last year to $273.23 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 39.18 percent compared to last year to $149.5 million.
  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. fell 3.72 percent compared to last year to $116.39 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 5.15 percent compared to last year to $77.41 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 21.25 percent compared to last year to $76.14 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 $61.27 million, 28.27 percent, (29.25 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $18.43 million, 11.06 percent, (15.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea increased $30.57 million, 30.63 percent, (13.72 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico increased $1.51 million, 1.99 percent, (8.13 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 The Netherlands decreased $14.77 million, 20.42 percent, (6.06 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 72.74 percent of all these Synthetic filament yarn, not for retail imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $691.23 million of the $950.23 million total.

All totaled, 72.89 percent of all these Synthetic filament yarn, not for retail imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $692.67 million of the $950.23 million total