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

Exports: Sewing machines

Sewing machines, the No. 565 export by value totaled $22.81 million for the month of October, $190.37 million through October of 2018, and $214.6 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$67.23 M
2Canada$31.19 M
3Honduras$15.94 M
4Nicaragua$7.64 M
5Germany$6.87 M
6Colombia$4.87 M
7Brazil$4.7 M
8Dominican Republic$4.49 M
9Haiti$4.08 M
10China$3.59 M
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U.S. exports of Sewing machines increased 5.69 percent through October to $190.37 million

U.S. exports of Sewing machines increased 5.69 percent from $180.12 million to $190.37 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 565 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 555 for the last full year with a total value of $214.6 million, a $6.63 million, 3.19 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Honduras, No. 4 Nicaragua and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port Miami, No. 4 Miami International Airport and No. 5 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Honduras, No. 4 Dominican Republic and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 3 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 4 Miami International Airport and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $67,233,746
2Canada $31,185,305
3Honduras $15,940,323
4Nicaragua $7,644,997
5Germany $6,873,100
6Colombia $4,873,622
7Brazil $4,699,613
8Dominican Republic $4,493,017
9Haiti $4,083,808
10China $3,588,749

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Miami $8,663,154
2Laredo $7,544,480
3Detroit $2,244,684
4Los Angeles $2,007,724
5El Paso $1,648,362
6San Diego $1,269,515
7Chicago $973,466
8Atlanta/Savannah $855,356
9Cleveland $823,592
10Low Value Shipments $751,848

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 Everglades, Fla. rose 52.94 percent compared to last year to $23.94 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 8.95 percent compared to last year to $22.67 million.
  • Port Miami rose 58.1 percent compared to last year to $17.94 million.
  • Miami International Airport rose 3.1 percent compared to last year to $12.18 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas fell 15.06 percent compared to last year to $11.58 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 decreased $15.25 million, 18.49 percent, (35.32 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $7.76 million, 33.13 percent, (16.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Honduras increased $8.41 million, 111.82 percent, (8.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Nicaragua increased $3.4 million, 79.98 percent, (4.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany increased $1.51 million, 28.24 percent, (3.61 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 67.7 percent of all these Sewing machines exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $128.88 million of the $190.37 million total.

All totaled, 46.39 percent of all these Sewing machines exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $88.3 million of the $190.37 million total