Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Exports: Cotton yarn, not sewing thread, retail packed

Cotton yarn, not sewing thread, retail packed, the No. 1083 export by value totaled $743,652 for the month of February, $1.28 million through February of 2020, and $17.15 million for all of 2019, 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$912,610
2Mexico$167,760
3Panama$90,291
4Jamaica$50,892
5Japan$20,221
6United Kingdom$19,283
7Australia$6,720
8South Africa$5,981
9Hong Kong$3,370
10South Korea$3,087
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.28 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Low-Valued Imports and Exports $846,062
2Presidio Border Crossing, Texas $162,506
3Port Miami $138,330
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $52,616
5Port of Los Angeles $17,221
6Port of New York $9,341
7Port of New Orleans $9,252
8Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $7,606
9Port of Newark $5,678
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $4,918

U.S. exports of Cotton yarn, not sewing thread, retail packed decreased 67.89 percent through February to $1.28 million

U.S. exports of Cotton yarn, not sewing thread, retail packed decreased 67.89 percent from $4 million to $1.28 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 1083 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 952 for the last full year with a total value of $17.15 million, a $11.19 million, 39.50 percent decrease from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Panama, No. 4 Jamaica and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 2 Presidio Border Crossing, Texas, No. 3 Port Miami, No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Bahamas and No. 5 South Korea. 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 Presidio Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $912,610
2Mexico $167,760
3Panama $90,291
4Jamaica $50,892
5Japan $20,221
6United Kingdom $19,283
7Australia $6,720
8South Africa $5,981
9Hong Kong $3,370
10South Korea $3,087

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LOW VALUE $553,864
2SAVANNAH, GA $147,600
3MIAMI, FL $133,358
4EL PASO, TX $60,000
5BUFFALO, NY $59,372
6NEW YORK CITY, NY $51,220
7ANCHORAGE, AK $13,804
8DETROIT, MI $10,892
9LOS ANGELES, CA $0
10NORFOLK, VA $0

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:

  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 76.98 percent compared to last year to $846,062.
  • Presidio Border Crossing, Texas totaled $162,506. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Port Miami totaled $138,330. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 531.27 percent compared to last year to $52,616.
  • Port of Los Angeles totaled $17,221. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

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 $382,078, 72.02 percent, (71.13 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $3.17 million, 94.98 percent, (13.08 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Panama increased $82,062, 997.23 percent, (7.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Jamaica increased $50,892, 0 percent, (3.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan increased $10,067, 99.14 percent, (1.58 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 96.79 percent of all these Cotton yarn, not sewing thread, retail packed exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $1.24 million of the $1.28 million total.

All totaled, 94.83 percent of all these Cotton yarn, not sewing thread, retail packed exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $1.22 million of the $1.28 million total