Total Trade: $27.5 million
|1||Low-Valued Imports and Exports||$5,870,078|
|2||Port of Charleston||$3,170,031|
|4||John F. Kennedy International Airport||$1,580,614|
|5||Los Angeles International Airport||$1,462,811|
|6||Port of Long Beach||$1,390,655|
|7||Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY||$1,356,018|
|8||Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich.||$906,091|
|9||Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y.||$811,217|
|10||Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif.||$797,403|
U.S. exports of Carpets, othert textile floor coverings, knotted increased 16.85 percent through December to $27.5 million
U.S. exports of Carpets, othert textile floor coverings, knotted increased 16.85 percent from $23.54 million to $27.5 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 953 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 973 for the last full year with a total value of $23.54 million, a $1.19 million, 5.30 percent increase from the 2016 total.
Through December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 India, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Los Angeles International Airport.
In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 India and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 2 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash..
January – December 2018
|1||LOS ANGELES, CA||$3,125,212|
|3||NEW YORK CITY, NY||$1,677,062|
|10||NEW ORLEANS, LA||$361,014|
Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:
Highlights for the top five ports:
- Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 37.76 percent compared to last year to $5.87 million.
- Port of Charleston rose 352.85 percent compared to last year to $3.17 million.
- Port Laredo rose 99.4 percent compared to last year to $1.76 million.
- John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 29.79 percent compared to last year to $1.58 million.
- Los Angeles International Airport rose 105.08 percent compared to last year to $1.46 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 increased $627,129, 5.95 percent, (40.61 percent of all shipments).
- U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $1.12 million, 66.36 percent, (10.23 percent market share).
- U.S. exports to No. 3 India increased $1.91 million, 218.59 percent, (10.1 percent market share).
- U.S. exports to No. 4 South Korea increased $1.28 million, 357.83 percent, (5.97 percent market share).
- U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $804,636, 36.12 percent, (5.17 percent of all shipments).
All totaled, 72.08 percent of all these Carpets, othert textile floor coverings, knotted exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $19.82 million of the $27.5 million total.
All totaled, 50.34 percent of all these Carpets, othert textile floor coverings, knotted exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $13.85 million of the $27.5 million total