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

Exports: Misc. textiles for specific technical uses

Misc. textiles for specific technical uses, the No. 335 export by value totaled $49.63 million for the month of December, $639.21 million through December of 2018, and $622.91 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$162.22 M
2Canada$105.92 M
3China$49.58 M
4United Kingdom$41.61 M
5Japan$26.97 M
6Germany$23.76 M
7South Korea$23.45 M
8Brazil$17.71 M
9The Netherlands$12.84 M
10Dominican Republic$12.47 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $639.21 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $90,119,275
2John F. Kennedy International Airport $43,148,101
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $40,572,086
4El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $29,550,818
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $24,390,392
6Port of Los Angeles $24,088,121
7Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $22,764,819
8Port of Long Beach $21,850,965
9Miami International Airport $20,451,929
10Port of New York $19,716,935

U.S. exports of Misc. textiles for specific technical uses increased 2.62 percent through December to $639.21 million

U.S. exports of Misc. textiles for specific technical uses increased 2.62 percent from $622.91 million to $639.21 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 335 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 331 for the last full year with a total value of $622.91 million, a $37.16 million, 6.34 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas 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 China, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $162,216,925
2Canada $105,919,282
3China $49,580,104
4United Kingdom $41,605,742
5Japan $26,971,855
6Germany $23,756,423
7South Korea $23,450,950
8Brazil $17,710,621
9The Netherlands $12,840,599
10Dominican Republic $12,466,776

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LAREDO, TX $45,328,362
2NEW YORK CITY, NY $37,071,446
3LOS ANGELES, CA $29,261,014
4MIAMI, FL $24,097,536
5SAVANNAH, GA $20,309,652
6OGDENSBURG, NY $17,487,682
7DETROIT, MI $17,142,178
8EL PASO, TX $15,510,264
9HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $8,283,432
10PHILADELPHIA, PA $7,845,364

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 18.38 percent compared to last year to $90.12 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 24.97 percent compared to last year to $43.15 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 20.88 percent compared to last year to $40.57 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 13.37 percent compared to last year to $29.55 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 15.37 percent compared to last year to $24.39 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 $18.08 million, 12.55 percent, (25.38 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $5.04 million, 4.54 percent, (16.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $2.08 million, 4.39 percent, (7.76 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Kingdom increased $2.02 million, 5.1 percent, (6.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan decreased $660,840, 2.39 percent, (4.22 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 60.43 percent of all these Misc. textiles for specific technical uses exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $386.29 million of the $639.21 million total.

All totaled, 35.63 percent of all these Misc. textiles for specific technical uses exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $227.78 million of the $639.21 million total