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

Exports: Artificial filament tow

Artificial filament tow, the No. 316 export by value totaled $49.81 million for the month of February, $108.36 million through February of 2019, and $614.14 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 Markets

RankCountryYTD
1The Netherlands$28.06 M
2Indonesia$17.01 M
3Belgium$14.15 M
4Mexico$7.23 M
5United Arab Emirates$5.76 M
6South Africa$5.03 M
7South Korea$4.63 M
8Vietnam$3.6 M
9Singapore$2.95 M
10Russia$2.89 M
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U.S. exports of Artificial filament tow increased 10.71 percent through February to $108.36 million

U.S. exports of Artificial filament tow increased 10.71 percent from $97.88 million to $108.36 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 316 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 325 for the last full year with a total value of $614.14 million, a $39.1 million, 5.99 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 The Netherlands, No. 2 Indonesia, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 United Arab Emirates. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Charleston, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 The Netherlands, No. 2 Indonesia, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 Turkey and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Charleston, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y..

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1The Netherlands $28,060,161
2Indonesia $17,012,910
3Belgium $14,145,606
4Mexico $7,225,947
5United Arab Emirates $5,760,090
6South Africa $5,034,203
7South Korea $4,632,816
8Vietnam $3,596,437
9Singapore $2,949,637
10Russia $2,887,670

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Charleston $137,778,664
2Atlanta/Savannah $33,886,367
3Norfolk $10,366,580
4Laredo $4,518,221
5Ogdensburg, N.Y. $2,322,836
6Buffalo $1,612,491
7Detroit $470,614
8Miami $273,611
9Wilmington $270,695
10Washington, D.C. $184,149

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 Charleston rose 26.44 percent compared to last year to $88.61 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 19.57 percent compared to last year to $12.68 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 163.26 percent compared to last year to $4.69 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 9.1 percent compared to last year to $992,726.
  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. fell 49.94 percent compared to last year to $522,291.

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. exports to No. 1 The Netherlands increased $2.74 million, 10.84 percent, (25.89 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Indonesia increased $6.88 million, 67.83 percent, (15.7 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Belgium increased $5.67 million, 66.96 percent, (13.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Mexico increased $5.45 million, 305.86 percent, (6.67 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Arab Emirates increased $1.46 million, 33.9 percent, (5.32 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 66.63 percent of all these Artificial filament tow exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $72.2 million of the $108.36 million total.

All totaled, 99.2 percent of all these Artificial filament tow exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $107.5 million of the $108.36 million total