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

Imports: Woven fabrics of artificial staple fibers

Woven fabrics of artificial staple fibers, the No. 862 import by value totaled $5.18 million for the month of February, $13.1 million through February of 2019, and $91.17 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
1China$7.82 M
2Italy$1.79 M
3India$778,570
4Turkey$708,386
5Spain$385,357
6South Korea$326,042
7Japan$263,264
8Indonesia$179,862
9France$178,512
10Taiwan$164,627
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $13.1 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $4,944,826
2Port of Charleston $1,366,263
3Port of Newark $1,086,950
4Los Angeles International Airport $717,059
5Port of New Orleans $699,140
6Port of Wilmington, N.C. $548,439
7John F. Kennedy International Airport $532,932
8Port of Honolulu, Hawaii $392,835
9Port of Virginia $374,197
10Port of Long Beach $305,614

U.S. imports of Woven fabrics of artificial staple fibers decreased 12.28 percent through February to $13.1 million

U.S. imports of Woven fabrics of artificial staple fibers decreased 12.28 percent from $14.94 million to $13.1 million through the first two 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 862 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 838 for the last full year with a total value of $91.17 million, a $956,191, 1.06 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 India, No. 4 Turkey and No. 5 Spain. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Los Angeles International Airport and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 India, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Spain. 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 New Orleans.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $7,816,831
2Italy $1,791,791
3India $778,570
4Turkey $708,386
5Spain $385,357
6South Korea $326,042
7Japan $263,264
8Indonesia $179,862
9France $178,512
10Taiwan $164,627

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $14,220,573
2Charleston $3,418,917
3New Orleans $3,285,194
4New York City $2,691,915
5Cleveland $1,395,481
6Wilmington $1,148,616
7Norfolk $1,000,102
8Atlanta/Savannah $927,172
9Honolulu $823,663
10Ogdensburg, N.Y. $422,000

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 3.83 percent compared to last year to $4.94 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 31.96 percent compared to last year to $1.37 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 7.3 percent compared to last year to $1.09 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 28.22 percent compared to last year to $717,059.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 22.14 percent compared to last year to $699,140.

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 decreased $1.93 million, 19.81 percent, (59.66 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Italy decreased $343,733, 16.1 percent, (13.68 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 India increased $5,198, 0.67 percent, (5.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Turkey increased $390,657, 122.95 percent, (5.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Spain increased $54,665, 16.53 percent, (2.94 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 87.62 percent of all these Woven fabrics of artificial staple fibers imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $11.48 million of the $13.1 million total.

All totaled, 67.27 percent of all these Woven fabrics of artificial staple fibers imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $8.81 million of the $13.1 million total