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

Exports: Misc. twine or cable

Misc. twine or cable, the No. 886 export by value totaled $6.06 million for the month of October, $35.82 million through October of 2018, and $26.8 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$10.82 M
2Canada$6.76 M
3South Korea$3.73 M
4Singapore$2.12 M
5China$1.29 M
6Qatar$1.11 M
7Dominican Republic$884,665
8The Netherlands$580,821
9Belgium$549,421
10Hong Kong$526,191
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $35.82 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $3,306,949
2Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $3,251,118
3Low-Valued Imports and Exports $3,077,286
4Port of Seattle, Wash. $2,528,219
5Port of Los Angeles $1,829,237
6Port Miami $1,583,985
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $1,532,540
8El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $1,434,024
9Port of New York $1,217,823
10Los Angeles International Airport $1,211,398

U.S. exports of Misc. twine or cable increased 58.77 percent through October to $35.82 million

U.S. exports of Misc. twine or cable increased 58.77 percent from $22.56 million to $35.82 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 886 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 943 for the last full year with a total value of $26.8 million, a $1.93 million, 7.75 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Singapore and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 3 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 4 Port of Seattle, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 United Arab Emirates, No. 4 Thailand and No. 5 Dominican Republic. The leading gateways were No. 1 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port Miami, No. 4 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $10,820,823
2Canada $6,758,004
3South Korea $3,729,850
4Singapore $2,117,226
5China $1,287,673
6Qatar $1,114,350
7Dominican Republic $884,665
8The Netherlands $580,821
9Belgium $549,421
10Hong Kong $526,191

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $628,249
2Low Value Shipments $489,657
3Miami $427,620
4Houston $389,354
5San Diego $382,040
6El Paso $380,729
7Detroit $311,233
8Phoenix/Nogales $238,577
9Atlanta/Savannah $200,872
10Seattle $167,810

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:

  • Port Laredo rose 85.86 percent compared to last year to $3.31 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 128.71 percent compared to last year to $3.25 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 9.3 percent compared to last year to $3.08 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 527.7 percent compared to last year to $2.53 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 366.22 percent compared to last year to $1.83 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 $4.66 million, 75.63 percent, (30.21 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $861,282, 14.61 percent, (18.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 South Korea increased $3.39 million, 1011.4 percent, (10.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Singapore increased $2.04 million, 2714.08 percent, (5.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China increased $1.11 million, 607.68 percent, (3.59 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 68.99 percent of all these Misc. twine or cable exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $24.71 million of the $35.82 million total.

All totaled, 39.06 percent of all these Misc. twine or cable exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $13.99 million of the $35.82 million total