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

Exports: Sewing machines

Sewing machines, the No. 582 export by value totaled $15.19 million for the month of February, $32.73 million through February 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$14.02 M
2Canada$6.27 M
3Honduras$2.31 M
4Nicaragua$1.31 M
5Colombia$1.09 M
6Germany$1.04 M
7Brazil$686,710
8Dominican Republic$526,156
9Peru$439,221
10El Salvador$387,330
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U.S. exports of Sewing machines increased 1.68 percent through February to $32.73 million

U.S. exports of Sewing machines increased 1.68 percent from $32.18 million to $32.73 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 582 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 573 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 February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Honduras, No. 4 Nicaragua and No. 5 Colombia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 3 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port Miami.

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 – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $14,016,654
2Canada $6,268,727
3Honduras $2,307,487
4Nicaragua $1,307,983
5Colombia $1,089,093
6Germany $1,035,586
7Brazil $686,710
8Dominican Republic $526,156
9Peru $439,221
10El Salvador $387,330

January – February 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 two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 57.13 percent compared to last year to $5.44 million.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. fell 19.32 percent compared to last year to $3.24 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 51.27 percent compared to last year to $2.49 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 28.72 percent compared to last year to $2.14 million.
  • Port Miami rose 3.43 percent compared to last year to $2.14 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 increased $2.02 million, 16.81 percent, (42.83 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $1.28 million, 25.69 percent, (19.16 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Honduras decreased $273,130, 10.58 percent, (7.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Nicaragua increased $292,833, 28.85 percent, (4 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Colombia increased $318,750, 41.38 percent, (3.33 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 76.36 percent of all these Sewing machines exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $24.99 million of the $32.73 million total.

All totaled, 47.22 percent of all these Sewing machines exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $15.45 million of the $32.73 million total