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

Exports: Machines for preparing textile fibers, yarns

Machines for preparing textile fibers, yarns, the No. 932 export by value totaled $2.34 million for the month of October, $26.08 million through October of 2018, and $38.72 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$5.12 M
2Australia$3.2 M
3South Africa$3.03 M
4China$2.02 M
5Bangladesh$1.83 M
6Canada$1.62 M
7Brazil$1.19 M
8Germany$971,322
9Japan$935,934
10Italy$571,415
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $26.08 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Charleston $9,804,469
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $3,308,918
3El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $3,089,842
4Port Laredo $1,097,652
5Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. $863,860
6Port of Corpus Christi, Texas $862,020
7Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $741,100
8Port of Oakland, Calif. $583,507
9John F. Kennedy International Airport $556,400
10Port of Virginia $458,407

U.S. exports of Machines for preparing textile fibers, yarns decreased 25.58 percent through October to $26.08 million

U.S. exports of Machines for preparing textile fibers, yarns decreased 25.58 percent from $35.05 million to $26.08 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 932 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 893 for the last full year with a total value of $38.72 million, a $1.9 million, 4.69 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Australia, No. 3 South Africa, No. 4 China and No. 5 Bangladesh. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Charleston, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Bangladesh, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 Argentina and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Houston.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $5,117,119
2Australia $3,195,018
3South Africa $3,032,088
4China $2,021,179
5Bangladesh $1,826,500
6Canada $1,624,668
7Brazil $1,187,108
8Germany $971,322
9Japan $935,934
10Italy $571,415

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Charleston $1,893,669
2Atlanta/Savannah $1,339,015
3New York City $633,139
4Los Angeles $228,801
5Washington, D.C. $170,221
6Laredo $166,500
7Miami $138,753
8Boston $80,000
9Detroit $66,777
10Cleveland $66,271

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 Charleston rose 37.06 percent compared to last year to $9.8 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 70.49 percent compared to last year to $3.31 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas fell 16.15 percent compared to last year to $3.09 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 59.34 percent compared to last year to $1.1 million.
  • Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. rose 89.88 percent compared to last year to $863,860.

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 decreased $697,660, 12 percent, (19.62 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Australia increased $2.01 million, 168.94 percent, (12.25 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 South Africa increased $3.01 million, 16598 percent, (11.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China decreased $344,318, 14.56 percent, (7.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Bangladesh decreased $4.15 million, 69.43 percent, (7 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 58.24 percent of all these Machines for preparing textile fibers, yarns exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $15.19 million of the $26.08 million total.

All totaled, 69.64 percent of all these Machines for preparing textile fibers, yarns exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $18.16 million of the $26.08 million total