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

Exports: Carpets, other tufted textile floor coverings

Carpets, other tufted textile floor coverings, the No. 299 export by value totaled $55.72 million for the month of December, $751.94 million through December of 2018, and $786.04 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 Markets

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$499.59 M
2Mexico$82.87 M
3Australia$23.72 M
4United Kingdom$15.37 M
5New Zealand$13.8 M
6China$13.7 M
7India$9.51 M
8Saudi Arabia$6.58 M
9Brazil$6.18 M
10Japan$6.11 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $751.94 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $168,720,547
2Low-Valued Imports and Exports $108,691,831
3Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $76,735,209
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $69,602,730
5Port Laredo $65,252,182
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $63,490,162
7Port of Charleston $45,618,850
8Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $36,274,364
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $18,984,040
10Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $11,533,247

U.S. exports of Carpets, other tufted textile floor coverings decreased 4.34 percent through December to $751.94 million

U.S. exports of Carpets, other tufted textile floor coverings decreased 4.34 percent from $786.04 million to $751.94 million in 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 299 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 287 for the last full year with a total value of $786.04 million, a $2.17 million, 0.28 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Australia, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 New Zealand. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 3 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D., No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port Laredo.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Australia, No. 4 China and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 3 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D., No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $499,586,161
2Mexico $82,874,403
3Australia $23,720,485
4United Kingdom $15,374,343
5New Zealand $13,799,864
6China $13,697,359
7India $9,511,092
8Saudi Arabia $6,576,919
9Brazil $6,178,821
10Japan $6,114,241

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1DETROIT, MI $84,420,752
2LOW VALUE $48,348,832
3PEMBINA, ND $38,218,498
4SAVANNAH, GA $34,169,198
5BUFFALO, NY $31,888,188
6LAREDO, TX $28,417,024
7CHARLESTON, SC $24,096,926
8SEATTLE, WA $16,502,348
9NOGALES, AZ $5,669,634
10MIAMI, FL $5,436,142

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 3.64 percent compared to last year to $168.72 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 3.22 percent compared to last year to $108.69 million.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. rose 2.23 percent compared to last year to $76.74 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 5.21 percent compared to last year to $69.6 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 6.06 percent compared to last year to $65.25 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. exports to No. 1 Canada decreased $15.35 million, 2.98 percent, (66.44 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $5.13 million, 6.59 percent, (11.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Australia decreased $5.38 million, 18.49 percent, (3.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Kingdom increased $895,067, 6.18 percent, (2.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 New Zealand increased $280,897, 2.08 percent, (1.84 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 84.5 percent of all these Carpets, other tufted textile floor coverings exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $635.36 million of the $751.94 million total.

All totaled, 65.03 percent of all these Carpets, other tufted textile floor coverings exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $489 million of the $751.94 million total