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

Imports: Woven fabrics of artificial staple fibers

Woven fabrics of artificial staple fibers, the No. 906 import by value totaled $4.26 million for the month of August, $43.41 million through August 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$20.42 M
2Italy$7.7 M
3Turkey$3.53 M
4India$3.41 M
5South Korea$1.6 M
6Spain$1.37 M
7Japan$1.12 M
8France$1.01 M
9Belgium$612,490
10Indonesia$596,643
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $43.41 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $12,298,884
2Los Angeles International Airport $4,198,211
3Port of Newark $3,933,551
4Port of New Orleans $3,401,644
5Port of Charleston $3,261,848
6John F. Kennedy International Airport $2,585,327
7Port of Virginia $1,566,639
8Port of Honolulu, Hawaii $1,464,696
9Port of Wilmington, N.C. $945,026
10Port of Long Beach $940,744

U.S. imports of Woven fabrics of artificial staple fibers decreased 32.25 percent through August to $43.41 million

U.S. imports of Woven fabrics of artificial staple fibers decreased 32.25 percent from $64.08 million to $43.41 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 906 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 846 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 August of this year the leading 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 Newark, No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

In the last previous full year, theleading 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 New Orleans.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $20,420,161
2Italy $7,697,454
3Turkey $3,530,680
4India $3,408,677
5South Korea $1,602,209
6Spain $1,372,678
7Japan $1,120,800
8France $1,012,559
9Belgium $612,490
10Indonesia $596,643

January – August 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 eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 45.43 percent compared to last year to $12.3 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 11.52 percent compared to last year to $4.2 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 8.91 percent compared to last year to $3.93 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 10.95 percent compared to last year to $3.4 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 49.46 percent compared to last year to $3.26 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 decreased $19.58 million, 48.96 percent, (47.04 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Italy decreased $1.76 million, 18.63 percent, (17.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Turkey increased $444,850, 14.42 percent, (8.13 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India increased $19,703, 0.58 percent, (7.85 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 South Korea decreased $134,829, 7.76 percent, (3.69 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 84.44 percent of all these Woven fabrics of artificial staple fibers imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $36.66 million of the $43.41 million total.

All totaled, 62.41 percent of all these Woven fabrics of artificial staple fibers imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $27.09 million of the $43.41 million total