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

Exports: Cotton yarn, not sewing thread, retail packed

Cotton yarn, not sewing thread, retail packed, the No. 948 export by value totaled $541,045 for the month of December, $28.34 million through December of 2018, and $21.58 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
1Mexico$23.42 M
2Canada$3.5 M
3Vietnam$257,778
4Guatemala$236,495
5United Kingdom$189,619
6Haiti$147,899
7Australia$104,012
8China$78,732
9Japan$73,707
10El Salvador$66,521
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $28.34 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $17,086,305
2Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. $4,704,254
3Low-Valued Imports and Exports $2,925,430
4Santa Teresa Border Crossing, N.M. $1,278,656
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $337,313
6Port of Virginia $234,959
7Port Hueneme, Calif. $232,567
8Port Miami $159,090
9Calexico / Mexicali Border Crossing, Calif. $158,490
10Port of New York $145,537

U.S. exports of Cotton yarn, not sewing thread, retail packed increased 31.33 percent through December to $28.34 million

U.S. exports of Cotton yarn, not sewing thread, retail packed increased 31.33 percent from $21.58 million to $28.34 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 948 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 990 for the last full year with a total value of $21.58 million, a $12.64 million, 141.48 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Vietnam, No. 4 Guatemala and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif., No. 3 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 4 Santa Teresa Border Crossing, N.M. and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Honduras, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Dominican Republic and No. 5 Guatemala. The leading gateways were No. 1 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 Santa Teresa Border Crossing, N.M., No. 3 Port of Wilmington, Dela., No. 4 Low-Valued Imports and Exports and No. 5 Port Columbus International Airport, N.M..

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $23,421,674
2Canada $3,503,769
3Vietnam $257,778
4Guatemala $236,495
5United Kingdom $189,619
6Haiti $147,899
7Australia $104,012
8China $78,732
9Japan $73,707
10El Salvador $66,521

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1EL PASO, TX $13,868,948
2LOW VALUE $1,203,690
3MIAMI, FL $341,250
4DETROIT, MI $242,070
5NOGALES, AZ $207,180
6BUFFALO, NY $152,766
7OGDENSBURG, NY $66,280
8LAREDO, TX $66,012
9SAVANNAH, GA $59,950
10ANCHORAGE, AK $38,080

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 149.48 percent compared to last year to $17.09 million.
  • Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. totaled $4.7 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 53.72 percent compared to last year to $2.93 million.
  • Santa Teresa Border Crossing, N.M. fell 73.33 percent compared to last year to $1.28 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 2.85 percent compared to last year to $337,313.

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 Mexico increased $9.57 million, 69.13 percent, (82.65 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $1.04 million, 42.18 percent, (12.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Vietnam increased $128,907, 100.03 percent, (0.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Guatemala increased $31,452, 15.34 percent, (0.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom increased $37,153, 24.37 percent, (0.67 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 97.43 percent of all these Cotton yarn, not sewing thread, retail packed exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $27.61 million of the $28.34 million total.

All totaled, 92.92 percent of all these Cotton yarn, not sewing thread, retail packed exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $26.33 million of the $28.34 million total