Total Trade: $187.33 million
|2||El Paso Border Crossing, Texas||$36,648,010|
|3||Port of Wilmington, Dela.||$10,813,655|
|5||Port of New York||$7,701,217|
|6||Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif.||$7,532,467|
|7||Port of Wilmington, N.C.||$7,241,049|
|8||Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY||$5,107,547|
|9||Pharr International Bridge in Texas||$4,086,875|
|10||Port of Virginia||$3,778,850|
U.S. exports of Misc. knit fabrics increased 9.24 percent through December to $187.33 million
U.S. exports of Misc. knit fabrics increased 9.24 percent from $171.48 million to $187.33 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 604 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 619 for the last full year with a total value of $171.48 million, a $26.38 million, 13.33 percent decrease from the 2016 total.
Through December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Honduras, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Guatemala and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 3 Port of Wilmington, Dela., No. 4 Port Miami and No. 5 Port of New York.
In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Honduras, No. 4 China and No. 5 Saudi Arabia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 3 Port Miami, No. 4 Port of Panama City, Fla. and No. 5 Pharr International Bridge in Texas.
January – December 2018
|2||EL PASO, TX||$17,221,972|
|5||NEW YORK CITY, NY||$5,404,584|
|6||SAN DIEGO, CA||$5,042,060|
|10||LOS ANGELES, CA||$1,819,718|
Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:
Highlights for the top five ports:
- Port Laredo rose 28.58 percent compared to last year to $50.45 million.
- El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 31.22 percent compared to last year to $36.65 million.
- Port of Wilmington, Dela. rose 57.75 percent compared to last year to $10.81 million.
- Port Miami fell 3.28 percent compared to last year to $10.56 million.
- Port of New York rose 11.55 percent compared to last year to $7.7 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 $8.14 million, 8.24 percent, (57.07 percent of all shipments).
- U.S. exports to No. 2 Honduras increased $4.76 million, 33.4 percent, (10.15 percent market share).
- U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada decreased $480,739, 2.81 percent, (8.88 percent market share).
- U.S. exports to No. 4 Guatemala increased $4.92 million, 90.84 percent, (5.52 percent market share).
- U.S. exports to No. 5 China increased $905,829, 12.71 percent, (4.29 percent of all shipments).
All totaled, 85.9 percent of all these Misc. knit fabrics exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $160.92 million of the $187.33 million total.
All totaled, 62.02 percent of all these Misc. knit fabrics exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $116.18 million of the $187.33 million total