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

Imports: Woven synthetic-blend fiber

Woven synthetic-blend fiber, the No. 1007 import by value totaled $2.08 million for the month of July, $14.11 million through July 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$8.55 M
2Pakistan$2.32 M
3Thailand$1 M
4Malaysia$756,245
5Italy$503,418
6El Salvador$310,638
7India$226,918
8Hong Kong$123,320
9South Korea$58,978
10Japan$56,411
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U.S. imports of Woven synthetic-blend fiber decreased 3.06 percent through July to $14.11 million

U.S. imports of Woven synthetic-blend fiber decreased 3.06 percent from $14.56 million to $14.11 million through the first seven 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 1007 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1028 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 July 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 Newark, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Columbus International Airport.

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

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 16.92 percent compared to last year to $3.71 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 7.22 percent compared to last year to $2.04 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 0.11 percent compared to last year to $1.96 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 26.65 percent compared to last year to $1.93 million.
  • Columbus International Airport rose 191.85 percent compared to last year to $1.38 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 $444,143, 5.48 percent, (60.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Pakistan increased $456,032, 24.46 percent, (16.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Thailand decreased $273,569, 21.45 percent, (7.1 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Malaysia decreased $133,519, 15.01 percent, (5.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy increased $252,971, 101.01 percent, (3.57 percent market share).

All totaled, 93.07 percent of all these Woven synthetic-blend fiber imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $13.13 million of the $14.11 million total.

All totaled, 78.06 percent of all these Woven synthetic-blend fiber imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $11.01 million of the $14.11 million total