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

Imports: Woven fabrics of silk, silk waste

Woven fabrics of silk, silk waste, the No. 886 import by value totaled $6.05 million for the month of December, $75.4 million through December 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$21.32 M
2South Korea$17.69 M
3Italy$17.49 M
4India$10.26 M
5United Kingdom$3.29 M
6France$1.8 M
7Thailand$1.31 M
8Japan$806,729
9Hong Kong$389,936
10Germany$340,949
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $75.4 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1John F. Kennedy International Airport $31,637,467
2Port of Newark $11,191,830
3Los Angeles International Airport $7,516,590
4Port of New Orleans $5,638,543
5Port of Oakland, Calif. $4,446,867
6Anchorage International Airport, Alaska $3,460,671
7Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $3,129,563
8Port of Los Angeles $1,684,017
9San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $1,274,475
10Port of Philadelphia $903,691

U.S. imports of Woven fabrics of silk, silk waste increased 0.49 percent through December to $75.4 million

U.S. imports of Woven fabrics of silk, silk waste increased 0.49 percent from $75.04 million to $75.4 million in 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 886 through December 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 December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Italy, 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $21,319,250
2South Korea $17,687,235
3Italy $17,492,749
4India $10,260,369
5United Kingdom $3,294,112
6France $1,803,082
7Thailand $1,308,932
8Japan $806,729
9Hong Kong $389,936
10Germany $340,949

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $9,587,694
2Los Angeles $2,399,930
3New Orleans $1,563,585
4Cleveland $1,426,631
5San Francisco $1,335,121
6Charleston $246,968
7Atlanta/Savannah $218,826
8Norfolk $202,763
9Anchorage $149,819
10Miami $149,810

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 2.45 percent compared to last year to $31.64 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 20.82 percent compared to last year to $11.19 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 20.12 percent compared to last year to $7.52 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 15.29 percent compared to last year to $5.64 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 46.42 percent compared to last year to $4.45 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 $616,708, 2.98 percent, (28.27 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 South Korea increased $1.05 million, 6.3 percent, (23.46 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Italy decreased $990,392, 5.36 percent, (23.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India decreased $161,570, 1.55 percent, (13.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $413,947, 11.16 percent, (4.37 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 92.9 percent of all these Woven fabrics of silk, silk waste imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $70.05 million of the $75.4 million total.

All totaled, 80.14 percent of all these Woven fabrics of silk, silk waste imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $60.43 million of the $75.4 million total