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

Exports: Machines for preparing textile fibers, yarns

Machines for preparing textile fibers, yarns, the No. 928 export by value totaled $3.83 million for the month of December, $31.97 million through December 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$5.36 M
2Australia$3.61 M
3Brazil$3.06 M
4South Africa$3.03 M
5Japan$2.26 M
6China$2.07 M
7Bangladesh$1.83 M
8Canada$1.69 M
9Germany$1.07 M
10Colombia$891,905
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $31.97 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Charleston $11,380,070
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $4,621,020
3El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $3,101,842
4Port of Oakland, Calif. $1,462,006
5Port Laredo $1,321,927
6Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. $1,046,918
7Port Miami $975,788
8Port of Corpus Christi, Texas $862,020
9Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $741,100
10Port of Houston $663,165

U.S. exports of Machines for preparing textile fibers, yarns decreased 17.41 percent through December to $31.97 million

U.S. exports of Machines for preparing textile fibers, yarns decreased 17.41 percent from $38.72 million to $31.97 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 928 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 903 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 December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Australia, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 South Africa and No. 5 Japan. 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 of Oakland, Calif. and No. 5 Port Laredo.

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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $5,358,394
2Australia $3,605,128
3Brazil $3,063,558
4South Africa $3,032,088
5Japan $2,257,680
6China $2,073,946
7Bangladesh $1,826,500
8Canada $1,694,628
9Germany $1,065,597
10Colombia $891,905

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1CHARLESTON, SC $6,499,046
2SAVANNAH, GA $4,873,014
3MIAMI, FL $2,154,734
4NEW YORK CITY, NY $1,266,278
5WASHINGTON, DC $628,164
6LOS ANGELES, CA $487,602
7HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $379,120
8LAREDO, TX $333,000
9DETROIT, MI $261,222
10BOSTON, MA $160,000

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Charleston rose 40.79 percent compared to last year to $11.38 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 59.6 percent compared to last year to $4.62 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas fell 15.82 percent compared to last year to $3.1 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 45.14 percent compared to last year to $1.46 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 42.88 percent compared to last year to $1.32 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 Mexico decreased $910,442, 14.52 percent, (16.76 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Australia increased $1.9 million, 111 percent, (11.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Brazil decreased $438,120, 12.51 percent, (9.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 South Africa increased $3.01 million, 16598 percent, (9.48 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan increased $692,037, 44.2 percent, (7.06 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 54.16 percent of all these Machines for preparing textile fibers, yarns exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $17.32 million of the $31.97 million total.

All totaled, 68.45 percent of all these Machines for preparing textile fibers, yarns exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $21.89 million of the $31.97 million total