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

Exports: Cotton, carded or combed

Cotton, carded or combed, the No. 850 export by value totaled $6.52 million for the month of October, $47.31 million through October of 2018, and $43.22 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
1Guatemala$25.91 M
2Honduras$4.51 M
3France$2.86 M
4Israel$2.25 M
5Belgium$2.17 M
6Germany$2.09 M
7India$1.65 M
8China$1.16 M
9Italy$1.1 M
10United Kingdom$631,161
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $47.31 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Wilmington, N.C. $14,329,293
2Port Miami $12,410,246
3Port of Charleston $5,272,657
4Port Everglades, Fla. $4,279,999
5Port of New Orleans $4,190,485
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $2,848,871
7Port of New York $597,037
8Port of Virginia $593,051
9Port of Long Beach $489,342
10John F. Kennedy International Airport $440,414

U.S. exports of Cotton, carded or combed increased 31.86 percent through October to $47.31 million

U.S. exports of Cotton, carded or combed increased 31.86 percent from $35.88 million to $47.31 million through the first 10 months of 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 850 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 889 for the last full year with a total value of $43.22 million, a $7.69 million, 15.11 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Guatemala, No. 2 Honduras, No. 3 France, No. 4 Israel and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Wilmington, N.C., No. 2 Port Miami, No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Port Everglades, Fla. and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Guatemala, No. 2 Honduras, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Vietnam. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Miami, No. 2 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 3 Port of Wilmington, N.C., No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port of Gulfport, Miss..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Guatemala $25,910,365
2Honduras $4,513,426
3France $2,863,575
4Israel $2,246,578
5Belgium $2,172,443
6Germany $2,090,613
7India $1,654,584
8China $1,160,514
9Italy $1,100,735
10United Kingdom $631,161

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Miami $2,186,846
2Wilmington $1,026,928
3New Orleans $1,000,494
4Charleston $773,760
5Los Angeles $493,891
6Norfolk $410,030
7Atlanta/Savannah $321,255
8New York City $108,035
9Chicago $34,659
10Ogdensburg, N.Y. $22,786

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Wilmington, N.C. rose 268.7 percent compared to last year to $14.33 million.
  • Port Miami rose 30.14 percent compared to last year to $12.41 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 48.14 percent compared to last year to $5.27 million.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. fell 45.54 percent compared to last year to $4.28 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 134.11 percent compared to last year to $4.19 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 Guatemala increased $4.18 million, 19.21 percent, (54.77 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Honduras increased $1.94 million, 75.45 percent, (9.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 France increased $2.21 million, 338.97 percent, (6.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Israel increased $1.39 million, 163.37 percent, (4.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Belgium increased $1.31 million, 151.58 percent, (4.59 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 79.7 percent of all these Cotton, carded or combed exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $37.71 million of the $47.31 million total.

All totaled, 85.57 percent of all these Cotton, carded or combed exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $40.48 million of the $47.31 million total