Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through May 2020.

Imports: Synthetic woven fabric

Synthetic woven fabric, the No. 862 import by value totaled $4.1 million for the month of May, $29.37 million through May of 2020, and $92.11 million for all of 2019, 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$6.1 M
2Canada$3.54 M
3Germany$3.47 M
4China$3.46 M
5India$2.44 M
6Italy$2.17 M
7Taiwan$1.62 M
8Japan$1.56 M
9Spain$1.26 M
10France$529,975
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U.S. imports of Synthetic woven fabric decreased 23.12 percent through May to $29.37 million

U.S. imports of Synthetic woven fabric decreased 23.12 percent from $38.21 million to $29.37 million through the first five months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 862 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 851 for the last full year with a total value of $92.11 million, a $2.17 million, 2.30 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 China and No. 5 India. 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 Port of New Orleans.

In the last previous full 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.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 28.57 percent compared to last year to $5.98 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 24.91 percent compared to last year to $4.71 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 16.07 percent compared to last year to $2.52 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 32.43 percent compared to last year to $2.17 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 12.89 percent compared to last year to $1.26 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 decreased $2.92 million, 32.36 percent, (20.76 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $189,389, 5.08 percent, (12.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany decreased $944,719, 21.42 percent, (11.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China decreased $2.58 million, 42.74 percent, (11.76 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 India decreased $204,380, 7.74 percent, (8.29 percent market share).

All totaled, 64.68 percent of all these Synthetic woven fabric imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $19 million of the $29.37 million total.

All totaled, 56.66 percent of all these Synthetic woven fabric imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $16.64 million of the $29.37 million total