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

Imports: Woven synthetic-blend fiber

Woven synthetic-blend fiber, the No. 1047 import by value totaled $1.67 million for the month of October, $18.81 million through October of 2018, and $23.74 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$10.18 M
2Pakistan$2.5 M
3Thailand$1.94 M
4Malaysia$1.22 M
5El Salvador$1.06 M
6India$585,864
7Canada$377,373
8Italy$211,759
9Japan$182,825
10South Korea$129,209
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $18.81 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $4,438,876
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $2,329,433
3Port of Newark $2,149,192
4Port of Charleston $2,098,688
5Port of Honolulu, Hawaii $1,621,611
6Port of Philadelphia $1,087,381
7Port of Long Beach $950,161
8Port of Virginia $696,970
9Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $561,213
10Port of Houston $333,504

U.S. imports of Woven synthetic-blend fiber decreased 6.17 percent through October to $18.81 million

U.S. imports of Woven synthetic-blend fiber decreased 6.17 percent from $20.04 million to $18.81 million through the first 10 months of 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 1047 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1035 for the last full year with a total value of $23.74 million, a $2.07 million, 8.04 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading 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.

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

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $10,181,424
2Pakistan $2,495,383
3Thailand $1,941,407
4Malaysia $1,215,942
5El Salvador $1,063,479
6India $585,864
7Canada $377,373
8Italy $211,759
9Japan $182,825
10South Korea $129,209

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $782,906
2Atlanta/Savannah $445,862
3New York City $357,617
4Charleston $269,852
5Dallas $206,117
6Philadelphia $193,731
7Norfolk $180,066
8Cleveland $159,964
9Honolulu $143,628
10Laredo $140,910

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 2.33 percent compared to last year to $4.44 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 1.26 percent compared to last year to $2.33 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 14.88 percent compared to last year to $2.15 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 44.78 percent compared to last year to $2.1 million.
  • Port of Honolulu, Hawaii fell 19.91 percent compared to last year to $1.62 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 $439,141, 4.13 percent, (54.14 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Pakistan decreased $327,737, 11.61 percent, (13.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Thailand decreased $382,568, 16.46 percent, (10.32 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Malaysia decreased $392,315, 24.39 percent, (6.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 El Salvador decreased $128,953, 10.81 percent, (5.65 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 89.85 percent of all these Woven synthetic-blend fiber imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $16.9 million of the $18.81 million total.

All totaled, 67.2 percent of all these Woven synthetic-blend fiber imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $12.64 million of the $18.81 million total