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

Imports: Woven fabrics of silk, silk waste

Woven fabrics of silk, silk waste, the No. 883 import by value totaled $5.9 million for the month of October, $63.14 million through October of 2018, and $75.04 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$18.35 M
2Italy$14.66 M
3South Korea$13.94 M
4India$8.82 M
5United Kingdom$2.73 M
6France$1.49 M
7Thailand$1.12 M
8Japan$699,622
9Hong Kong$389,151
10Germany$338,685
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U.S. imports of Woven fabrics of silk, silk waste increased 1.15 percent through October to $63.14 million

U.S. imports of Woven fabrics of silk, silk waste increased 1.15 percent from $62.42 million to $63.14 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 883 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 871 for the last full year with a total value of $75.04 million, a $13.58 million, 15.33 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 India and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Port of Oakland, Calif..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 India and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $18,351,178
2Italy $14,664,247
3South Korea $13,937,427
4India $8,823,671
5United Kingdom $2,729,456
6France $1,492,070
7Thailand $1,117,794
8Japan $699,622
9Hong Kong $389,151
10Germany $338,685

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $6,367,740
2Los Angeles $1,897,803
3New Orleans $1,061,445
4Cleveland $919,477
5San Francisco $715,330
6Atlanta/Savannah $162,065
7Charleston $112,961
8Chicago $111,761
9Philadelphia $85,139
10Anchorage $80,177

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:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 1.6 percent compared to last year to $26.29 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 24.3 percent compared to last year to $9.68 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 17.57 percent compared to last year to $6.58 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 13.24 percent compared to last year to $4.87 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 22.91 percent compared to last year to $3.19 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 $1.17 million, 6.8 percent, (29.06 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Italy decreased $767,627, 4.97 percent, (23.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea increased $555,566, 4.15 percent, (22.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India decreased $47,884, 0.54 percent, (13.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $373,816, 12.05 percent, (4.32 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 92.66 percent of all these Woven fabrics of silk, silk waste imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $58.51 million of the $63.14 million total.

All totaled, 80.16 percent of all these Woven fabrics of silk, silk waste imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $50.62 million of the $63.14 million total