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

Imports: Synthetic yarn, not retail

Synthetic yarn, not retail, the No. 773 import by value totaled $11.55 million for the month of July, $79.54 million through July of 2019, and $129.49 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
1Indonesia$22.6 M
2Canada$13.38 M
3India$9.75 M
4Pakistan$4.94 M
5China$3.62 M
6Mexico$3.51 M
7Spain$2.88 M
8Vietnam$2.53 M
9Thailand$2.41 M
10Turkey$2.38 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $79.54 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Charleston $22,273,709
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $12,465,029
3Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $9,678,847
4Port of Los Angeles $8,378,579
5Port of Newark $6,410,329
6Port of Virginia $4,397,854
7Port of Long Beach $4,067,684
8Port Laredo $1,680,657
9Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $1,484,921
10Jackman Border Crossing, Maine $1,380,069

U.S. imports of Synthetic yarn, not retail increased 5.88 percent through July to $79.54 million

U.S. imports of Synthetic yarn, not retail increased 5.88 percent from $75.12 million to $79.54 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 773 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 782 for the last full year with a total value of $129.49 million, a $12.53 million, 10.71 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Indonesia, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 India, No. 4 Pakistan and No. 5 China. 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 of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Indonesia, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 India, No. 4 China and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Charleston, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y., No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Newark.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Indonesia $22,604,677
2Canada $13,382,769
3India $9,746,488
4Pakistan $4,939,555
5China $3,616,202
6Mexico $3,513,646
7Spain $2,876,052
8Vietnam $2,528,221
9Thailand $2,410,705
10Turkey $2,377,086

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Charleston $11,475,331
2Los Angeles $9,782,355
3Ogdensburg, N.Y. $3,861,148
4Atlanta/Savannah $3,352,342
5Norfolk $3,022,047
6New York City $2,723,769
7Detroit $1,260,169
8Laredo $978,728
9Miami $829,126
10Portland, Maine $737,974

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 Charleston fell 5.04 percent compared to last year to $22.27 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 109.88 percent compared to last year to $12.47 million.
  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. rose 60.07 percent compared to last year to $9.68 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 30.99 percent compared to last year to $8.38 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 19.1 percent compared to last year to $6.41 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 Indonesia decreased $2.59 million, 10.26 percent, (28.42 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $2.33 million, 21.12 percent, (16.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 India decreased $1.17 million, 10.7 percent, (12.25 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Pakistan increased $4.18 million, 551.16 percent, (6.21 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China decreased $5.14 million, 58.72 percent, (4.55 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 68.25 percent of all these Synthetic yarn, not retail imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $54.29 million of the $79.54 million total.

All totaled, 74.43 percent of all these Synthetic yarn, not retail imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $59.21 million of the $79.54 million total