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

Exports: Plastic monofilaments

Plastic monofilaments, the No. 382 export by value totaled $35.01 million for the month of February, $76.15 million through February 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$40.72 M
2Mexico$7.99 M
3Ireland$3.86 M
4China$2.5 M
5Germany$1.89 M
6United Kingdom$1.61 M
7Portugal$1.52 M
8Japan$1.27 M
9Spain$1.13 M
10Dominican Republic$1.08 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $76.15 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $12,943,652
2Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $6,771,202
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $4,862,263
4Port of Charleston $3,325,810
5Port Laredo $3,295,895
6Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $3,025,430
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $2,604,397
8Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $2,494,348
9John F. Kennedy International Airport $2,315,239
10Philadelphia International Airport $2,276,550

U.S. exports of Plastic monofilaments increased 5.30 percent through February to $76.15 million

U.S. exports of Plastic monofilaments increased 5.30 percent from $72.32 million to $76.15 million through the first two 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 382 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 395 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 February 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 of Charleston and No. 5 Port Laredo.

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 – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $40,717,140
2Mexico $7,991,983
3Ireland $3,861,333
4China $2,497,044
5Germany $1,888,726
6United Kingdom $1,606,330
7Portugal $1,521,915
8Japan $1,267,655
9Spain $1,132,761
10Dominican Republic $1,083,978

January – February 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 two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 82.01 percent compared to last year to $12.94 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 22.69 percent compared to last year to $6.77 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 42.72 percent compared to last year to $4.86 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 20.85 percent compared to last year to $3.33 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 12.56 percent compared to last year to $3.3 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 $5.77 million, 16.52 percent, (53.47 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $203,685, 2.62 percent, (10.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Ireland decreased $312,955, 7.5 percent, (5.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China increased $421,075, 20.28 percent, (3.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany decreased $215,478, 10.24 percent, (2.48 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 74.8 percent of all these Plastic monofilaments exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $56.96 million of the $76.15 million total.

All totaled, 40.97 percent of all these Plastic monofilaments exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $31.2 million of the $76.15 million total