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

Exports: Needles, bodkins, pins

Needles, bodkins, pins, the No. 1001 export by value totaled $1.09 million for the month of July, $10.96 million through July of 2019, and $16.31 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
1Canada$4.39 M
2United Kingdom$1.12 M
3Mexico$1.07 M
4Germany$432,103
5Singapore$426,977
6Peru$340,106
7Dominican Republic$306,676
8Japan$288,318
9South Korea$199,338
10Russia$173,553
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U.S. exports of Needles, bodkins, pins increased 19.34 percent through July to $10.96 million

U.S. exports of Needles, bodkins, pins increased 19.34 percent from $9.19 million to $10.96 million through the first seven 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 1001 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1034 for the last full year with a total value of $16.31 million, a $3.27 million, 25.11 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Singapore. The leading gateways were No. 1 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 2 International Port of Memphis, Tenn., No. 3 Miami International Airport, No. 4 Philadelphia International Airport and No. 5 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 4 International Port of Memphis, Tenn. and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $4,390,421
2United Kingdom $1,118,923
3Mexico $1,072,820
4Germany $432,103
5Singapore $426,977
6Peru $340,106
7Dominican Republic $306,676
8Japan $288,318
9South Korea $199,338
10Russia $173,553

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $1,323,648
2New York City $1,015,049
3Low Value Shipments $857,048
4Cleveland $478,631
5New Orleans $415,385
6Detroit $302,604
7Great Falls, Mont. $286,787
8Los Angeles $284,139
9Miami $224,824
10Buffalo $165,734

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 5.28 percent compared to last year to $1.49 million.
  • International Port of Memphis, Tenn. rose 25.46 percent compared to last year to $1.19 million.
  • Miami International Airport rose 256.53 percent compared to last year to $1.14 million.
  • Philadelphia International Airport rose 544.66 percent compared to last year to $1.04 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio fell 10.88 percent compared to last year to $711,896.

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 Canada increased $361,872, 8.98 percent, (40.04 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 United Kingdom increased $819,371, 273.53 percent, (10.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico increased $495,283, 85.76 percent, (9.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany decreased $69,871, 13.92 percent, (3.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Singapore increased $315,312, 282.37 percent, (3.89 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 67.86 percent of all these Needles, bodkins, pins exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $7.44 million of the $10.96 million total.

All totaled, 50.82 percent of all these Needles, bodkins, pins exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $5.57 million of the $10.96 million total