Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through May 2020.

Imports: Woven synthetic-blend fiber

Woven synthetic-blend fiber, the No. 1012 import by value totaled $1.73 million for the month of May, $9.6 million through May of 2020, and $24.26 million for all of 2019, 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$5.39 M
2Pakistan$1.64 M
3Thailand$653,256
4Malaysia$620,831
5Italy$405,777
6El Salvador$310,638
7India$174,592
8Hong Kong$123,320
9South Korea$58,978
10Japan$56,060
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U.S. imports of Woven synthetic-blend fiber decreased 13.25 percent through May to $9.6 million

U.S. imports of Woven synthetic-blend fiber decreased 13.25 percent from $11.07 million to $9.6 million through the first five months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 1012 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1013 for the last full year with a total value of $24.26 million, a $2.03 million, 9.12 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Pakistan, No. 3 Thailand, No. 4 Malaysia and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Columbus International Airport, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Pakistan, No. 3 Thailand, No. 4 India and No. 5 Malaysia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Columbus International Airport and No. 5 Port of Honolulu, Hawaii.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 35.03 percent compared to last year to $2.38 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 17.29 percent compared to last year to $1.41 million.
  • Columbus International Airport totaled $1.28 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Port of Charleston rose 7.02 percent compared to last year to $1.19 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 22.81 percent compared to last year to $1.14 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 $766,625, 12.45 percent, (56.13 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Pakistan increased $163,791, 11.11 percent, (17.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Thailand decreased $323,333, 33.11 percent, (6.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Malaysia decreased $21,710, 3.38 percent, (6.46 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy increased $224,985, 124.44 percent, (4.23 percent market share).

All totaled, 90.67 percent of all these Woven synthetic-blend fiber imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $8.71 million of the $9.6 million total.

All totaled, 77.06 percent of all these Woven synthetic-blend fiber imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $7.4 million of the $9.6 million total