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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through March 2019.

Exports: Misc. textiles for specific technical uses

Misc. textiles for specific technical uses, the No. 319 export by value totaled $57.34 million for the month of March, $164.01 million through March of 2019, and $639.21 million for all of 2018, 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$50.8 M
2Canada$26.87 M
3China$12.55 M
4United Kingdom$9.17 M
5Japan$6.94 M
6Germany$5.14 M
7South Korea$4.5 M
8Brazil$3.95 M
9Singapore$2.73 M
10The Netherlands$2.71 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $164.01 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $21,206,931
2El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $15,591,276
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $10,286,650
4John F. Kennedy International Airport $9,388,447
5Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $5,968,162
6Port of Los Angeles $5,643,286
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $5,444,744
8Pharr International Bridge in Texas $5,370,629
9Los Angeles International Airport $4,910,969
10Miami International Airport $4,131,817

U.S. exports of Misc. textiles for specific technical uses increased 2.95 percent through March to $164.01 million

U.S. exports of Misc. textiles for specific technical uses increased 2.95 percent from $159.31 million to $164.01 million through the first three months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 319 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 325 for the last full year with a total value of $639.21 million, a $16.3 million, 2.62 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March 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 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y..

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 Germany. 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..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $50,800,601
2Canada $26,869,470
3China $12,550,985
4United Kingdom $9,167,166
5Japan $6,944,851
6Germany $5,142,559
7South Korea $4,499,160
8Brazil $3,952,870
9Singapore $2,725,984
10The Netherlands $2,705,509

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $33,823,715
2New York City $24,337,615
3Los Angeles $20,243,830
4Miami $15,303,730
5Atlanta/Savannah $13,897,980
6Ogdensburg, N.Y. $11,201,227
7Detroit $11,108,793
8El Paso $10,164,616
9Cleveland $5,293,532
10Houston $5,245,291

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 11.3 percent compared to last year to $21.21 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 75.73 percent compared to last year to $15.59 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 22.75 percent compared to last year to $10.29 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 18.86 percent compared to last year to $9.39 million.
  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. fell 4.04 percent compared to last year to $5.97 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 $10.84 million, 27.11 percent, (30.97 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $377,523, 1.43 percent, (16.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $1.04 million, 9.07 percent, (7.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Kingdom decreased $1.42 million, 13.41 percent, (5.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan increased $334,836, 5.07 percent, (4.23 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 64.83 percent of all these Misc. textiles for specific technical uses exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $106.33 million of the $164.01 million total.

All totaled, 38.07 percent of all these Misc. textiles for specific technical uses exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $62.44 million of the $164.01 million total