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

Imports: Woven fabrics of artificial staple fibers

Woven fabrics of artificial staple fibers, the No. 859 import by value totaled $5.9 million for the month of October, $75 million through October of 2018, and $90.21 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
1China$46.08 M
2Italy$10.98 M
3India$4.2 M
4Turkey$3.69 M
5South Korea$2.04 M
6Spain$1.26 M
7France$1.11 M
8Japan$969,086
9Indonesia$759,077
10Taiwan$727,906
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $75 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $25,937,796
2Port of Charleston $7,361,673
3Los Angeles International Airport $6,024,043
4Port of Newark $5,037,435
5Port of Long Beach $4,773,581
6Port of New Orleans $4,648,433
7John F. Kennedy International Airport $4,032,233
8Port of Virginia $2,289,549
9Port of Honolulu, Hawaii $1,590,920
10Port of Wilmington, N.C. $1,306,235

U.S. imports of Woven fabrics of artificial staple fibers increased 0.59 percent through October to $75 million

U.S. imports of Woven fabrics of artificial staple fibers increased 0.59 percent from $74.56 million to $75 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 859 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 842 for the last full year with a total value of $90.21 million, a $82,733, 0.09 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 India, No. 4 Turkey and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 Turkey, No. 4 India and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $46,075,538
2Italy $10,980,274
3India $4,201,419
4Turkey $3,685,837
5South Korea $2,040,849
6Spain $1,260,991
7France $1,111,149
8Japan $969,086
9Indonesia $759,077
10Taiwan $727,906

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $6,464,883
2Charleston $2,241,714
3New Orleans $1,389,566
4New York City $1,384,250
5Wilmington $675,032
6Norfolk $616,050
7Atlanta/Savannah $441,282
8Ogdensburg, N.Y. $305,236
9Cleveland $278,636
10Honolulu $268,215

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 fell 6.87 percent compared to last year to $25.94 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 13.59 percent compared to last year to $7.36 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 10.37 percent compared to last year to $6.02 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 7.7 percent compared to last year to $5.04 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 89.72 percent compared to last year to $4.77 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 China increased $1.02 million, 2.27 percent, (61.43 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Italy increased $1.26 million, 13.01 percent, (14.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 India decreased $118,730, 2.75 percent, (5.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Turkey decreased $1.24 million, 25.11 percent, (4.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 South Korea decreased $151,728, 6.92 percent, (2.72 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 89.31 percent of all these Woven fabrics of artificial staple fibers imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $66.98 million of the $75 million total.

All totaled, 65.51 percent of all these Woven fabrics of artificial staple fibers imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $49.13 million of the $75 million total