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

Exports: Sewing machines

Sewing machines, the No. 580 export by value totaled $15.43 million for the month of August, $136.93 million through August of 2019, and $224.93 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
1Mexico$51.71 M
2Canada$23.08 M
3Honduras$8.51 M
4Nicaragua$7.93 M
5Germany$5.03 M
6Colombia$4.77 M
7Brazil$3.53 M
8Dominican Republic$2.96 M
9Belgium$2.66 M
10Guatemala$2.45 M
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U.S. exports of Sewing machines decreased 8.47 percent through August to $136.93 million

U.S. exports of Sewing machines decreased 8.47 percent from $149.6 million to $136.93 million through the first eight 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 580 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 565 for the last full year with a total value of $224.93 million, a $10.33 million, 4.81 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August 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 Laredo, No. 2 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 3 Port Miami, No. 4 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Miami International Airport.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Honduras, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Nicaragua. 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.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $51,707,743
2Canada $23,084,384
3Honduras $8,510,760
4Nicaragua $7,933,202
5Germany $5,027,462
6Colombia $4,772,053
7Brazil $3,530,608
8Dominican Republic $2,962,364
9Belgium $2,658,789
10Guatemala $2,450,731

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Miami $18,095,928
2Laredo $14,602,195
3Detroit $5,465,027
4Los Angeles $4,497,904
5El Paso $4,114,512
6San Diego $1,965,523
7New Orleans $1,944,380
8Chicago $1,882,759
9Low Value Shipments $1,699,563
10Cleveland $1,590,016

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 16.93 percent compared to last year to $20.85 million.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. fell 9.42 percent compared to last year to $16.9 million.
  • Port Miami fell 19.13 percent compared to last year to $11.21 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 26.51 percent compared to last year to $10.18 million.
  • Miami International Airport fell 13.28 percent compared to last year to $9.08 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 $1.89 million, 3.53 percent, (37.76 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $498,836, 2.21 percent, (16.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Honduras decreased $3.54 million, 29.39 percent, (6.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Nicaragua increased $3.33 million, 72.31 percent, (5.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany decreased $311,042, 5.83 percent, (3.67 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 70.3 percent of all these Sewing machines exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $96.26 million of the $136.93 million total.

All totaled, 49.83 percent of all these Sewing machines exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $68.23 million of the $136.93 million total