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

Imports: Woven fabrics of silk, silk waste

Woven fabrics of silk, silk waste, the No. 900 import by value totaled $6.11 million for the month of March, $15.65 million through March of 2019, and $75.4 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
1South Korea$4.83 M
2Italy$3.59 M
3China$2.7 M
4India$2.67 M
5United Kingdom$764,476
6France$307,492
7Thailand$287,954
8Japan$236,931
9Germany$89,030
10Kenya$45,019
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $15.65 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1John F. Kennedy International Airport $6,794,761
2Port of Newark $2,597,517
3Los Angeles International Airport $1,334,501
4Port of New Orleans $964,720
5Anchorage International Airport, Alaska $775,763
6Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $646,033
7Port of Charleston $443,383
8Port of Oakland, Calif. $432,446
9Port of Los Angeles $352,613
10Port of Philadelphia $231,347

U.S. imports of Woven fabrics of silk, silk waste decreased 13.72 percent through March to $15.65 million

U.S. imports of Woven fabrics of silk, silk waste decreased 13.72 percent from $18.14 million to $15.65 million through the first three 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 900 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 878 for the last full year with a total value of $75.4 million, a $368,925, 0.49 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 South Korea, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 China, 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 Anchorage International Airport, Alaska.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Italy, No. 2 China, 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..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1South Korea $4,826,486
2Italy $3,588,755
3China $2,699,645
4India $2,670,562
5United Kingdom $764,476
6France $307,492
7Thailand $287,954
8Japan $236,931
9Germany $89,030
10Kenya $45,019

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $13,063,454
2Los Angeles $2,958,735
3San Francisco $2,109,359
4New Orleans $1,947,505
5Cleveland $1,908,620
6Charleston $329,838
7Atlanta/Savannah $257,092
8Philadelphia $236,936
9Anchorage $231,796
10Miami $224,225

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 8.49 percent compared to last year to $6.79 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 5.14 percent compared to last year to $2.6 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 41.63 percent compared to last year to $1.33 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 40.28 percent compared to last year to $964,720.
  • Anchorage International Airport, Alaska fell 10.22 percent compared to last year to $775,763.

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 South Korea increased $880,641, 22.32 percent, (30.84 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Italy decreased $1.38 million, 27.73 percent, (22.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $2.26 million, 45.54 percent, (17.25 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India increased $399,655, 17.6 percent, (17.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom increased $8,152, 1.08 percent, (4.88 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 92.96 percent of all these Woven fabrics of silk, silk waste imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $14.55 million of the $15.65 million total.

All totaled, 79.66 percent of all these Woven fabrics of silk, silk waste imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $12.47 million of the $15.65 million total