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

Imports: Synthetic woven fabric

Synthetic woven fabric, the No. 845 import by value totaled $8.61 million for the month of August, $64.73 million through August of 2019, and $94.28 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
1Mexico$16 M
2China$10.39 M
3Germany$7.21 M
4Canada$6.1 M
5Italy$5.2 M
6India$4.05 M
7Japan$3.22 M
8Spain$2.65 M
9Taiwan$2.5 M
10France$1.51 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $64.73 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $14,918,297
2Port of Charleston $10,497,885
3Port of Newark $5,286,684
4Port of Los Angeles $4,622,658
5Chicago O’Hare International Airport $3,171,297
6Jackman Border Crossing, Maine $2,614,250
7Port of New Orleans $2,302,673
8Port Miami $1,846,417
9John F. Kennedy International Airport $1,440,195
10Philadelphia International Airport $1,389,947

U.S. imports of Synthetic woven fabric increased 1.57 percent through August to $64.73 million

U.S. imports of Synthetic woven fabric increased 1.57 percent from $63.73 million to $64.73 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 845 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 849 for the last full year with a total value of $94.28 million, a $13.88 million, 17.26 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 India and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $15,998,529
2China $10,386,896
3Germany $7,213,538
4Canada $6,101,678
5Italy $5,203,943
6India $4,053,563
7Japan $3,216,222
8Spain $2,651,378
9Taiwan $2,500,110
10France $1,511,491

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Charleston $5,516,510
2Laredo $5,150,411
3Los Angeles $2,830,219
4New York City $2,607,705
5Cleveland $1,736,224
6Chicago $1,708,673
7Wilmington $1,429,422
8New Orleans $1,250,763
9Atlanta/Savannah $1,066,662
10Miami $906,551

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 Laredo rose 12.79 percent compared to last year to $14.92 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 2.09 percent compared to last year to $10.5 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 17.51 percent compared to last year to $5.29 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 33.06 percent compared to last year to $4.62 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 44.78 percent compared to last year to $3.17 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 Mexico increased $1.85 million, 13.06 percent, (24.72 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $5.77 million, 35.71 percent, (16.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $3.22 million, 80.78 percent, (11.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $4.43 million, 265.43 percent, (9.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy decreased $1.49 million, 22.22 percent, (8.04 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 69.37 percent of all these Synthetic woven fabric imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $44.9 million of the $64.73 million total.

All totaled, 59.48 percent of all these Synthetic woven fabric imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $38.5 million of the $64.73 million total