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

Imports: Textile material bags for packing goods

Textile material bags for packing goods, the No. 420 import by value totaled $57.96 million for the month of August, $458.01 million through August of 2019, and $667.76 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
1India$157.94 M
2China$137.53 M
3Mexico$54.57 M
4Thailand$26.75 M
5Vietnam$13.55 M
6Turkey$10.17 M
7Canada$9.23 M
8Indonesia$8.88 M
9Cambodia$6.96 M
10Philippines$4.9 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $458.01 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $64,026,651
2Port of Newark $63,606,264
3Port of Houston $43,719,373
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $38,297,493
5Port Laredo $35,215,753
6Port of Virginia $28,914,835
7Port of Long Beach $25,853,298
8Port of Oakland, Calif. $23,697,651
9Port of Seattle, Wash. $16,971,636
10Port of Charleston $16,045,189

U.S. imports of Textile material bags for packing goods increased 7.94 percent through August to $458.01 million

U.S. imports of Textile material bags for packing goods increased 7.94 percent from $424.32 million to $458.01 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 420 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 441 for the last full year with a total value of $667.76 million, a $82.76 million, 14.15 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 India, No. 2 China, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Thailand and No. 5 Vietnam. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port Laredo.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 India, No. 2 China, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Vietnam and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port Laredo.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1India $157,941,314
2China $137,532,518
3Mexico $54,567,921
4Thailand $26,753,312
5Vietnam $13,546,330
6Turkey $10,165,085
7Canada $9,230,418
8Indonesia $8,880,012
9Cambodia $6,961,058
10Philippines $4,897,786

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Chicago $26,259,663
2Laredo $22,377,130
3Houston $21,472,467
4Atlanta/Savannah $15,768,846
5Cleveland $15,139,945
6New York City $13,289,820
7Los Angeles $12,073,171
8New Orleans $11,065,927
9Seattle $9,203,995
10San Francisco $9,035,185

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 of Los Angeles rose 3.88 percent compared to last year to $64.03 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 21.6 percent compared to last year to $63.61 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 26.46 percent compared to last year to $43.72 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 1.71 percent compared to last year to $38.3 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 5.15 percent compared to last year to $35.22 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 India increased $20.4 million, 14.83 percent, (34.48 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $11.57 million, 9.18 percent, (30.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico decreased $7.17 million, 11.62 percent, (11.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Thailand increased $23.88 million, 829.54 percent, (5.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Vietnam decreased $26.54 million, 66.2 percent, (2.96 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 85.23 percent of all these Textile material bags for packing goods imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $390.34 million of the $458.01 million total.

All totaled, 53.46 percent of all these Textile material bags for packing goods imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $244.87 million of the $458.01 million total