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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through October 2018.

Imports: Textile material bags for packing goods

Textile material bags for packing goods, the No. 436 import by value totaled $69.2 million for the month of October, $550.34 million through October of 2018, and $585 million for all of 2017, 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$178.51 M
2China$168.21 M
3Mexico$78.25 M
4Vietnam$47.26 M
5Canada$12.22 M
6Turkey$11.65 M
7Indonesia$10.91 M
8Honduras$5.74 M
9Thailand$4.44 M
10Philippines$4.01 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $550.34 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $80,475,523
2Port of Newark $70,531,160
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $49,167,143
4Port of Houston $48,432,132
5Port Laredo $47,386,984
6Port of Virginia $45,539,779
7Port of Oakland, Calif. $23,880,819
8Port of Charleston $22,485,130
9Port of Tacoma, Wash. $19,933,235
10El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $19,756,369

U.S. imports of Textile material bags for packing goods increased 15.17 percent through October to $550.34 million

U.S. imports of Textile material bags for packing goods increased 15.17 percent from $477.85 million to $550.34 million through the first 10 months of 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 436 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 447 for the last full year with a total value of $585 million, a $74.45 million, 14.58 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading 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 Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port Laredo.

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

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1India $178,507,050
2China $168,210,866
3Mexico $78,253,726
4Vietnam $47,260,602
5Canada $12,224,163
6Turkey $11,654,128
7Indonesia $10,912,763
8Honduras $5,735,138
9Thailand $4,436,217
10Philippines $4,008,745

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $10,454,733
2Chicago $9,836,508
3Houston $8,627,203
4Atlanta/Savannah $7,628,981
5Cleveland $6,493,235
6New York City $6,122,165
7New Orleans $5,352,194
8Los Angeles $5,301,330
9Seattle $4,353,973
10El Paso $4,263,992

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 38.31 percent compared to last year to $80.48 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 22.04 percent compared to last year to $70.53 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 6.96 percent compared to last year to $49.17 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 47.45 percent compared to last year to $48.43 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 6.71 percent compared to last year to $47.39 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 $36.45 million, 25.66 percent, (32.44 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $17.31 million, 11.47 percent, (30.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $921,798, 1.19 percent, (14.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Vietnam increased $2.16 million, 4.79 percent, (8.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada increased $2.61 million, 27.09 percent, (2.22 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 88.03 percent of all these Textile material bags for packing goods imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $484.46 million of the $550.34 million total.

All totaled, 53.78 percent of all these Textile material bags for packing goods imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $295.99 million of the $550.34 million total