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

Exports: Misc. articles made from textile materials

Misc. articles made from textile materials, the No. 284 export by value totaled $70.5 million for the month of July, $480.02 million through July of 2019, and $771.77 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
1Mexico$167.67 M
2Canada$109.85 M
3Germany$26.85 M
4Belgium$15.88 M
5Australia$15.05 M
6Japan$14.51 M
7China$11.08 M
8United Kingdom$10.92 M
9Hong Kong$10.64 M
10Dominican Republic$6.13 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $480.02 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $54,460,069
2Low-Valued Imports and Exports $49,674,908
3Port Laredo $33,790,398
4Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $29,406,965
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $27,018,264
6Port of Long Beach $20,551,376
7Pharr International Bridge in Texas $16,172,411
8Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $15,474,688
9Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $13,884,944
10Port of New York $13,272,389

U.S. exports of Misc. articles made from textile materials increased 6.40 percent through July to $480.02 million

U.S. exports of Misc. articles made from textile materials increased 6.40 percent from $451.13 million to $480.02 million through the first seven 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 284 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 294 for the last full year with a total value of $771.77 million, a $1.94 million, 0.25 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Belgium and No. 5 Australia. The leading gateways were No. 1 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Belgium and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif..

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $167,668,278
2Canada $109,850,029
3Germany $26,850,881
4Belgium $15,882,963
5Australia $15,048,032
6Japan $14,511,705
7China $11,076,086
8United Kingdom $10,923,135
9Hong Kong $10,639,677
10Dominican Republic $6,128,979

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $35,013,152
2El Paso $27,476,278
3Low Value Shipments $25,460,722
4Detroit $22,208,902
5Los Angeles $21,926,788
6San Diego $15,847,823
7Miami $13,551,853
8New York City $9,535,939
9Buffalo $9,252,524
10Atlanta/Savannah $8,127,927

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 13.35 percent compared to last year to $54.46 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 10.22 percent compared to last year to $49.67 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 10.94 percent compared to last year to $33.79 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 44.31 percent compared to last year to $29.41 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 11.38 percent compared to last year to $27.02 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 increased $18.92 million, 12.72 percent, (34.93 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $5.95 million, 5.73 percent, (22.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Germany decreased $1.99 million, 6.91 percent, (5.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Belgium decreased $1.2 million, 7.02 percent, (3.31 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Australia increased $272,215, 1.84 percent, (3.13 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 69.85 percent of all these Misc. articles made from textile materials exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $335.3 million of the $480.02 million total.

All totaled, 40.49 percent of all these Misc. articles made from textile materials exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $194.35 million of the $480.02 million total