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

Exports: Plastic monofilaments

Plastic monofilaments, the No. 377 export by value totaled $42.08 million for the month of March, $118.23 million through March of 2019, and $451.56 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$63.81 M
2Mexico$12.81 M
3Ireland$5.4 M
4China$3.4 M
5Germany$2.89 M
6United Kingdom$2.5 M
7Japan$2.23 M
8Portugal$1.85 M
9Australia$1.76 M
10Dominican Republic$1.74 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $118.23 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $19,934,759
2Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $10,495,282
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $8,857,855
4Port Laredo $4,814,457
5Port of Charleston $4,513,723
6Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $4,120,620
7John F. Kennedy International Airport $3,970,782
8Chicago O’Hare International Airport $3,796,347
9Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $3,774,673
10Philadelphia International Airport $3,309,770

U.S. exports of Plastic monofilaments increased 0.80 percent through March to $118.23 million

U.S. exports of Plastic monofilaments increased 0.80 percent from $117.3 million to $118.23 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 377 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 385 for the last full year with a total value of $451.56 million, a $69.9 million, 18.31 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Ireland, No. 4 China and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Ireland, No. 4 France and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $63,811,066
2Mexico $12,805,735
3Ireland $5,399,883
4China $3,401,260
5Germany $2,894,094
6United Kingdom $2,502,390
7Japan $2,228,574
8Portugal $1,847,661
9Australia $1,758,627
10Dominican Republic $1,739,524

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $29,217,496
2Buffalo $11,360,582
3New York City $10,550,689
4Laredo $7,582,131
5Los Angeles $7,288,544
6Charleston $7,280,957
7Seattle $7,071,465
8Norfolk $5,874,261
9Chicago $5,458,268
10Low Value Shipments $4,961,453

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:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 66.76 percent compared to last year to $19.93 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 15.64 percent compared to last year to $10.5 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 41.46 percent compared to last year to $8.86 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 11.69 percent compared to last year to $4.81 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 32.58 percent compared to last year to $4.51 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 Canada increased $4.98 million, 8.47 percent, (53.97 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $1.31 million, 11.36 percent, (10.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Ireland decreased $922,984, 14.6 percent, (4.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China increased $451,225, 15.3 percent, (2.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany decreased $400,862, 12.17 percent, (2.45 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 74.69 percent of all these Plastic monofilaments exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $88.31 million of the $118.23 million total.

All totaled, 41.12 percent of all these Plastic monofilaments exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $48.62 million of the $118.23 million total