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

Exports: Misc. textile fabrics

Misc. textile fabrics, the No. 244 export by value totaled $102.5 million for the month of October, $918.66 million through October of 2018, and $1.08 billion 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$671.88 M
2Canada$84.33 M
3China$21.52 M
4Dominican Republic$13.5 M
5Germany$13.36 M
6Hong Kong$12.61 M
7United Kingdom$8.38 M
8Vietnam$7.67 M
9India$6.87 M
10Philippines$5.15 M
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U.S. exports of Misc. textile fabrics increased 0.67 percent through October to $918.66 million

U.S. exports of Misc. textile fabrics increased 0.67 percent from $912.51 million to $918.66 million through the first 10 months of 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 244 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 234 for the last full year with a total value of $1.08 billion, a $26.8 million, 2.56 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Dominican Republic and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas, No. 4 Del Rio International Bridge Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Brownsville International Bridges.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Dominican Republic. The leading gateways were No. 1 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas, No. 4 Del Rio International Bridge Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Pharr International Bridge in Texas.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $671,878,458
2Canada $84,334,213
3China $21,516,451
4Dominican Republic $13,501,714
5Germany $13,360,721
6Hong Kong $12,609,203
7United Kingdom $8,383,337
8Vietnam $7,670,442
9India $6,867,789
10Philippines $5,145,138

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $70,613,969
2El Paso $44,713,984
3New York City $9,020,584
4San Diego $5,619,234
5Detroit $4,722,649
6Buffalo $4,250,325
7Miami $3,433,862
8Phoenix/Nogales $3,119,614
9Los Angeles $2,599,101
10Atlanta/Savannah $2,450,952

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 5.31 percent compared to last year to $233.49 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 16.03 percent compared to last year to $162.74 million.
  • Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas fell 26.05 percent compared to last year to $77.2 million.
  • Del Rio International Bridge Border Crossing, Texas fell 21.74 percent compared to last year to $65.04 million.
  • Brownsville International Bridges rose 82.3 percent compared to last year to $42.44 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 $3.72 million, 0.56 percent, (73.14 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $7.18 million, 9.31 percent, (9.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China decreased $3.57 million, 14.22 percent, (2.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Dominican Republic increased $1.38 million, 11.35 percent, (1.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany increased $263,666, 2.01 percent, (1.45 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 87.58 percent of all these Misc. textile fabrics exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $804.59 million of the $918.66 million total.

All totaled, 63.23 percent of all these Misc. textile fabrics exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $580.91 million of the $918.66 million total