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

Imports: Woven fabrics of silk, silk waste

Woven fabrics of silk, silk waste, the No. 909 import by value totaled $5.52 million for the month of July, $35.98 million through July 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$11.15 M
2Italy$7.89 M
3China$6.32 M
4India$6.09 M
5United Kingdom$1.89 M
6France$909,936
7Thailand$582,199
8Japan$502,452
9Germany$203,513
10Kenya$150,658
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U.S. imports of Woven fabrics of silk, silk waste decreased 17.86 percent through July to $35.98 million

U.S. imports of Woven fabrics of silk, silk waste decreased 17.86 percent from $43.81 million to $35.98 million through the first seven 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 909 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 883 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 July 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 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio.

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 Port of Newark, No. 3 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Port of Oakland, Calif..

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1South Korea $11,146,548
2Italy $7,892,949
3China $6,322,549
4India $6,088,646
5United Kingdom $1,887,071
6France $909,936
7Thailand $582,199
8Japan $502,452
9Germany $203,513
10Kenya $150,658

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 14.25 percent compared to last year to $16.07 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 18.64 percent compared to last year to $4.86 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 31.09 percent compared to last year to $3.29 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 27.62 percent compared to last year to $2.67 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 6.25 percent compared to last year to $1.91 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 South Korea increased $1.47 million, 15.17 percent, (30.98 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Italy decreased $2.78 million, 26.02 percent, (21.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $5.79 million, 47.79 percent, (17.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India decreased $35,452, 0.58 percent, (16.92 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $142,064, 7 percent, (5.24 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 92.65 percent of all these Woven fabrics of silk, silk waste imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $33.34 million of the $35.98 million total.

All totaled, 80.03 percent of all these Woven fabrics of silk, silk waste imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $28.8 million of the $35.98 million total