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

Exports: Misc. articles made from textile materials

Misc. articles made from textile materials, the No. 294 export by value totaled $59.35 million for the month of December, $771.77 million through December of 2018, and $769.83 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$253.36 M
2Canada$178.6 M
3Germany$49.08 M
4Belgium$29.82 M
5Australia$26.44 M
6Japan$25.35 M
7Hong Kong$16.06 M
8China$14.71 M
9United Kingdom$14.17 M
10The Netherlands$10.59 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $771.77 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $86,123,476
2Low-Valued Imports and Exports $80,658,797
3Port Laredo $64,231,660
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $43,682,736
5Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $35,290,994
6Pharr International Bridge in Texas $34,003,226
7Port of Long Beach $29,073,543
8Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $28,684,605
9Port of Los Angeles $24,562,487
10Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $23,439,325

U.S. exports of Misc. articles made from textile materials increased 0.25 percent through December to $771.77 million

U.S. exports of Misc. articles made from textile materials increased 0.25 percent from $769.83 million to $771.77 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 294 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 292 for the last full year with a total value of $769.83 million, a $15.47 million, 2.05 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December 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 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif..

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 Australia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 2 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Pharr International Bridge in Texas and No. 5 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif..

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $253,355,937
2Canada $178,601,082
3Germany $49,079,305
4Belgium $29,816,603
5Australia $26,436,678
6Japan $25,352,846
7Hong Kong $16,064,925
8China $14,710,953
9United Kingdom $14,167,206
10The Netherlands $10,593,760

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LAREDO, TX $52,717,278
2EL PASO, TX $38,166,278
3LOW VALUE $35,880,050
4LOS ANGELES, CA $35,122,246
5DETROIT, MI $31,832,622
6SAN DIEGO, CA $22,605,614
7MIAMI, FL $19,823,946
8BUFFALO, NY $15,565,514
9NEW YORK CITY, NY $12,684,244
10PHILADELPHIA, PA $12,622,820

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 14.47 percent compared to last year to $86.12 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 6.51 percent compared to last year to $80.66 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 1.02 percent compared to last year to $64.23 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 10 percent compared to last year to $43.68 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. fell 18.43 percent compared to last year to $35.29 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 $13.7 million, 5.13 percent, (32.83 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $4.51 million, 2.46 percent, (23.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Germany increased $4.4 million, 9.85 percent, (6.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Belgium increased $1.82 million, 6.52 percent, (3.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Australia increased $1.04 million, 4.09 percent, (3.43 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 69.62 percent of all these Misc. articles made from textile materials exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $537.29 million of the $771.77 million total.

All totaled, 40.17 percent of all these Misc. articles made from textile materials exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $309.99 million of the $771.77 million total