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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2019.

Exports: Cotton yarn

Cotton yarn, the No. 230 export by value totaled $86.87 million for the month of February, $184.81 million through February of 2019, and $1.11 billion for all of 2018, 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
1Honduras$97.69 M
2Dominican Republic$39.94 M
3El Salvador$11 M
4Mexico$9.38 M
5Morocco$7.67 M
6Colombia$5.82 M
7Guatemala$5.12 M
8Vietnam$2.5 M
9Peru$1.83 M
10Canada$1.51 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $184.81 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Everglades, Fla. $57,840,768
2Port Miami $49,809,104
3Port of Wilmington, N.C. $27,707,597
4Port of Gulfport, Miss. $17,103,576
5Port of Charleston $11,502,163
6Douglas-Agua Prieta Border Crossing, Ariz. $7,260,598
7Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $5,471,404
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $3,236,920
9Port Laredo $2,077,456
10Port of Virginia $1,136,926

U.S. exports of Cotton yarn increased 0.71 percent through February to $184.81 million

U.S. exports of Cotton yarn increased 0.71 percent from $183.5 million to $184.81 million through the first two months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 230 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 231 for the last full year with a total value of $1.11 billion, a $25.26 million, 2.23 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Honduras, No. 2 Dominican Republic, No. 3 El Salvador, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Morocco. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 2 Port Miami, No. 3 Port of Wilmington, N.C., No. 4 Port of Gulfport, Miss. and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Honduras, No. 2 Dominican Republic, No. 3 El Salvador, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 2 Port Miami, No. 3 Port of Wilmington, N.C., No. 4 Port of Gulfport, Miss. and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Honduras $97,686,444
2Dominican Republic $39,935,970
3El Salvador $10,999,206
4Mexico $9,381,197
5Morocco $7,670,620
6Colombia $5,821,220
7Guatemala $5,118,371
8Vietnam $2,498,008
9Peru $1,832,206
10Canada $1,514,654

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Miami $224,237,226
2Wilmington $40,911,581
3Mobile $32,437,991
4Charleston $20,857,012
5Phoenix/Nogales $14,623,555
6Atlanta/Savannah $5,172,539
7Laredo $4,536,205
8Norfolk $3,376,175
9Buffalo $1,740,176
10Jacksonville/Tampa $1,024,069

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:

  • Port Everglades, Fla. fell 18.2 percent compared to last year to $57.84 million.
  • Port Miami rose 0.65 percent compared to last year to $49.81 million.
  • Port of Wilmington, N.C. rose 72.24 percent compared to last year to $27.71 million.
  • Port of Gulfport, Miss. fell 13.94 percent compared to last year to $17.1 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 7.94 percent compared to last year to $11.5 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 Honduras increased $11.22 million, 12.98 percent, (52.86 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Dominican Republic increased $304,591, 0.77 percent, (21.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 El Salvador decreased $7.12 million, 39.31 percent, (5.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Mexico decreased $116,339, 1.22 percent, (5.08 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Morocco increased $2.63 million, 52.12 percent, (4.15 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 89.65 percent of all these Cotton yarn exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $165.67 million of the $184.81 million total.

All totaled, 88.72 percent of all these Cotton yarn exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $163.96 million of the $184.81 million total