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

Imports: Synthetic staple fibers, carded, combed

Synthetic staple fibers, carded, combed, the No. 1089 import by value totaled $716,581 for the month of July, $7.58 million through July of 2019, and $12.86 million 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
1Turkey$2.35 M
2Mexico$1.27 M
3Peru$1.01 M
4Portugal$924,011
5Germany$677,052
6South Korea$607,851
7China$322,011
8Taiwan$307,664
9Italy$47,514
10Brazil$37,529
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $7.58 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $3,361,535
2Port of Charleston $1,899,169
3Brownsville International Bridges $1,274,424
4Port of Newark $410,188
5Port of Los Angeles $259,701
6Port of Virginia $166,673
7Port of Seattle, Wash. $97,240
8John F. Kennedy International Airport $37,926
9Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. $17,849
10Port of Long Beach $12,621

U.S. imports of Synthetic staple fibers, carded, combed increased 9.17 percent through July to $7.58 million

U.S. imports of Synthetic staple fibers, carded, combed increased 9.17 percent from $6.95 million to $7.58 million through the first seven 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 1089 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1098 for the last full year with a total value of $12.86 million, a $1.06 million, 8.98 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Turkey, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Peru, No. 4 Portugal and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Brownsville International Bridges, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Turkey, No. 2 Portugal, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Brownsville International Bridges, No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Newark.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Turkey $2,353,193
2Mexico $1,274,424
3Peru $1,006,878
4Portugal $924,011
5Germany $677,052
6South Korea $607,851
7China $322,011
8Taiwan $307,664
9Italy $47,514
10Brazil $37,529

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $1,283,835
2Charleston $1,087,177
3Laredo $646,041
4New York City $264,807
5Norfolk $205,261
6Minneapolis $73,450
7Chicago $17,032
8Cleveland $7,363
9Los Angeles $5,358
10Jacksonville/Tampa $4,200

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 1.78 percent compared to last year to $3.36 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 88.3 percent compared to last year to $1.9 million.
  • Brownsville International Bridges fell 20.22 percent compared to last year to $1.27 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 58.1 percent compared to last year to $410,188.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 720.8 percent compared to last year to $259,701.

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 Turkey increased $465,002, 24.63 percent, (31.03 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $326,238, 20.38 percent, (16.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Peru increased $712,166, 241.65 percent, (13.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Portugal decreased $800,638, 46.42 percent, (12.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $223,921, 49.42 percent, (8.93 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 82.22 percent of all these Synthetic staple fibers, carded, combed imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $6.24 million of the $7.58 million total.

All totaled, 95.01 percent of all these Synthetic staple fibers, carded, combed imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $7.21 million of the $7.58 million total