Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through May 2020.

Exports: Sewing machines

Sewing machines, the No. 623 export by value totaled $10.24 million for the month of May, $60.33 million through May of 2020, and $196.32 million for all of 2019, 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$22.47 M
2Canada$8.41 M
3Honduras$4.83 M
4Germany$2.74 M
5Brazil$2.33 M
6Colombia$2.16 M
7Dominican Republic$1.87 M
8Guatemala$1.33 M
9Nicaragua$1.31 M
10El Salvador$1.17 M
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U.S. exports of Sewing machines decreased 29.10 percent through May to $60.33 million

U.S. exports of Sewing machines decreased 29.10 percent from $85.09 million to $60.33 million through the first five months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 623 through May among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 579 for the last full year with a total value of $196.32 million, a $28.61 million, 12.72 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources 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 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Miami Int’l Airport.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Honduras, No. 4 Nicaragua and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 3 Port Miami, No. 4 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Miami Int’l Airport.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Everglades, Fla. fell 8.48 percent compared to last year to $9.17 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 43.13 percent compared to last year to $7.83 million.
  • Port Miami fell 19.12 percent compared to last year to $5.35 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas fell 23.63 percent compared to last year to $4.25 million.
  • Miami Int’l Airport fell 41.15 percent compared to last year to $3.48 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 from No. 1 Mexico decreased $1.34 million, 1.69 percent, (129.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 2 Canada decreased $4.17 million, 11.08 percent, (55.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 3 Honduras decreased $9.22 million, 45.62 percent, (18.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 4 Nicaragua decreased $330,754, 3.61 percent, (14.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 5 Germany decreased $735,544, 9.21 percent, (12.01 percent market share).

All totaled, 70.54 percent of all these Sewing machines exports from the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $138.49 million of the $196.32 million total.

All totaled, 49.85 percent of all these Sewing machines exports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $30.07 million of the $60.33 million total