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

Imports: Woven synthetic-blend fiber

Woven synthetic-blend fiber, the No. 1010 import by value totaled $2.2 million for the month of February, $4.59 million through February of 2019, and $22.24 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
1China$2.66 M
2Pakistan$625,831
3Thailand$494,350
4India$274,182
5Malaysia$208,744
6South Korea$96,279
7Italy$69,860
8Japan$50,120
9Dominican Republic$42,527
10Canada$25,205
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $4.59 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $1,789,375
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $646,611
3Port of Newark $572,549
4Port of Charleston $402,765
5Port of Honolulu, Hawaii $397,735
6Port of Virginia $276,189
7Port of Tacoma, Wash. $176,565
8Port of Seattle, Wash. $91,949
9Port Miami $63,072
10Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $42,527

U.S. imports of Woven synthetic-blend fiber increased 38.74 percent through February to $4.59 million

U.S. imports of Woven synthetic-blend fiber increased 38.74 percent from $3.31 million to $4.59 million through the first two 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 1010 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1044 for the last full year with a total value of $22.24 million, a $1.5 million, 6.32 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through February of this 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 Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port of Honolulu, Hawaii.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Pakistan, No. 3 Thailand, No. 4 Malaysia and No. 5 El Salvador. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port of Honolulu, Hawaii.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $2,664,996
2Pakistan $625,831
3Thailand $494,350
4India $274,182
5Malaysia $208,744
6South Korea $96,279
7Italy $69,860
8Japan $50,120
9Dominican Republic $42,527
10Canada $25,205

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $1,425,960
2Atlanta/Savannah $736,372
3New York City $700,498
4Philadelphia $637,896
5Charleston $550,081
6Cleveland $505,024
7Honolulu $402,996
8Laredo $364,358
9Dallas $343,786
10Norfolk $339,250

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 87.61 percent compared to last year to $1.79 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 21.74 percent compared to last year to $646,611.
  • Port of Newark rose 33.67 percent compared to last year to $572,549.
  • Port of Charleston rose 51.76 percent compared to last year to $402,765.
  • Port of Honolulu, Hawaii rose 189.79 percent compared to last year to $397,735.

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 $758,083, 39.75 percent, (58 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Pakistan increased $187,894, 42.9 percent, (13.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Thailand increased $174,272, 54.45 percent, (10.76 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India increased $166,387, 154.36 percent, (5.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Malaysia increased $40,525, 24.09 percent, (4.54 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 92.89 percent of all these Woven synthetic-blend fiber imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $4.27 million of the $4.59 million total.

All totaled, 82.9 percent of all these Woven synthetic-blend fiber imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $3.81 million of the $4.59 million total