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

Exports: Metal yarn

Metal yarn, the No. 999 export by value totaled $1.54 million for the month of August, $12.97 million through August of 2019, and $17.61 million 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
1Sri Lanka$6.32 M
2United Kingdom$1.44 M
3Taiwan$1.35 M
4Canada$575,007
5Mexico$499,759
6Germany$386,288
7Italy$360,347
8Philippines$330,315
9Slovenia$283,752
10China$265,142
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U.S. exports of Metal yarn increased 9.24 percent through August to $12.97 million

U.S. exports of Metal yarn increased 9.24 percent from $11.87 million to $12.97 million through the first eight 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 999 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1016 for the last full year with a total value of $17.61 million, a $147,728, 0.83 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Sri Lanka, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Philadelphia International Airport, No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Sri Lanka, No. 2 Taiwan, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Philadelphia International Airport, No. 3 Port of New York, No. 4 Anchorage International Airport, Alaska and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Sri Lanka $6,316,809
2United Kingdom $1,442,790
3Taiwan $1,347,170
4Canada $575,007
5Mexico $499,759
6Germany $386,288
7Italy $360,347
8Philippines $330,315
9Slovenia $283,752
10China $265,142

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Philadelphia $2,059,169
2New York City $1,618,780
3Anchorage $399,075
4Laredo $290,720
5Cleveland $253,740
6New Orleans $195,192
7Los Angeles $158,469
8Ogdensburg, N.Y. $144,557
9Miami $140,201
10El Paso $123,100

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Philadelphia International Airport rose 31.45 percent compared to last year to $3.28 million.
  • Port of New York rose 36.5 percent compared to last year to $2.58 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 525.87 percent compared to last year to $1.78 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 33.84 percent compared to last year to $1.76 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 4.69 percent compared to last year to $494,828.

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 Sri Lanka increased $2.15 million, 51.44 percent, (48.71 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 United Kingdom increased $169,532, 13.31 percent, (11.13 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Taiwan decreased $1.06 million, 43.98 percent, (10.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Canada decreased $109,520, 16 percent, (4.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Mexico decreased $349,104, 41.13 percent, (3.85 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 78.51 percent of all these Metal yarn exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $10.18 million of the $12.97 million total.

All totaled, 76.21 percent of all these Metal yarn exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $9.88 million of the $12.97 million total