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

Imports: Woven synthetic fabrics

Woven synthetic fabrics, the No. 876 import by value totaled $5.47 million for the month of March, $16.68 million through March of 2020, and $72.05 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$4.76 M
2Mexico$3.25 M
3Taiwan$2.41 M
4India$1.35 M
5Turkey$1.27 M
6Canada$975,355
7Italy$895,799
8Germany$558,139
9United Kingdom$275,317
10France$208,530
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January – March 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $16.68 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $3,243,761
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $2,823,110
3Port of Newark $1,721,300
4Port of Los Angeles $1,535,836
5Port of Charleston $1,502,351
6John F. Kennedy International Airport $688,525
7Port of Wilmington, N.C. $581,926
8Port of New Orleans $569,660
9Port of Long Beach $481,877
10Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $410,937

U.S. imports of Woven synthetic fabrics decreased 8.86 percent through March to $16.68 million

U.S. imports of Woven synthetic fabrics decreased 8.86 percent from $18.3 million to $16.68 million through the first three 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 876 through March 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 $72.05 million, a $7.21 million, 9.09 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 India and No. 5 Turkey. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Turkey, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

January – March 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $4,760,907
2Mexico $3,253,758
3Taiwan $2,412,777
4India $1,346,995
5Turkey $1,266,760
6Canada $975,355
7Italy $895,799
8Germany $558,139
9United Kingdom $275,317
10France $208,530

January – March 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $1,238,654
2Charleston $1,040,387
3Los Angeles $835,711
4New Orleans $833,649
5New York City $724,491
6Wilmington $490,524
7Atlanta/Savannah $448,408
8Chicago $374,398
9Dallas $246,435
10Cleveland $133,972

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 84.7 percent compared to last year to $3.24 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 45.43 percent compared to last year to $2.82 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 24.19 percent compared to last year to $1.72 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 45.12 percent compared to last year to $1.54 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 46.88 percent compared to last year to $1.5 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 $3.22 million, 40.36 percent, (28.54 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $1.47 million, 82.09 percent, (19.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Taiwan increased $505,603, 26.51 percent, (14.46 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India increased $195,335, 16.96 percent, (8.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Turkey decreased $671,488, 34.64 percent, (7.59 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 78.17 percent of all these Woven synthetic fabrics imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $13.04 million of the $16.68 million total.

All totaled, 64.89 percent of all these Woven synthetic fabrics imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $10.83 million of the $16.68 million total