Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Exports: Misc. articles made from textile materials

Misc. articles made from textile materials, the No. 254 export by value totaled $83.73 million for the month of February, $151.42 million through February of 2020, and $819.52 million for all of 2019, 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$45.03 M
2Canada$33.14 M
3China$18.27 M
4Japan$5.78 M
5Belgium$5 M
6Germany$4.99 M
7Australia$4.36 M
8Hong Kong$4.29 M
9United Kingdom$3.33 M
10Singapore$3.32 M
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U.S. exports of Misc. articles made from textile materials increased 17.70 percent through February to $151.42 million

U.S. exports of Misc. articles made from textile materials increased 17.70 percent from $128.65 million to $151.42 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 254 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 282 for the last full year with a total value of $819.52 million, a $47.76 million, 6.19 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Belgium. 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 Los Angeles International Airport.

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 – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $45,030,042
2Canada $33,141,805
3China $18,267,718
4Japan $5,784,939
5Belgium $4,998,267
6Germany $4,987,422
7Australia $4,358,293
8Hong Kong $4,291,151
9United Kingdom $3,326,162
10Singapore $3,321,268

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1EL PASO, TX $15,092,992
2LAREDO, TX $13,278,290
3LOW VALUE $12,886,232
4DETROIT, MI $11,157,844
5LOS ANGELES, CA $8,081,456
6NEW YORK CITY, NY $7,909,390
7SAN DIEGO, CA $7,573,722
8NOGALES, AZ $4,081,818
9MIAMI, FL $3,911,480
10CHARLESTON, SC $3,390,876

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:

  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 10.27 percent compared to last year to $16.12 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 0.09 percent compared to last year to $13.07 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 16.27 percent compared to last year to $8.51 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 4.67 percent compared to last year to $7.45 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 312.65 percent compared to last year to $6.12 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 $1.21 million, 2.76 percent, (29.74 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $5.16 million, 18.46 percent, (21.89 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $16.51 million, 941.2 percent, (12.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan increased $1.4 million, 31.94 percent, (3.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Belgium decreased $665,238, 11.75 percent, (3.3 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 70.81 percent of all these Misc. articles made from textile materials exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $107.22 million of the $151.42 million total.

All totaled, 33.86 percent of all these Misc. articles made from textile materials exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $51.27 million of the $151.42 million total