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

Exports: Sewing thread

Sewing thread, the No. 1008 export by value totaled $2.16 million for the month of August, $12.34 million through August of 2019, and $33.87 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$10.2 M
2Canada$981,217
3Dominican Republic$269,941
4Pakistan$177,432
5United Arab Emirates$151,373
6Vietnam$80,382
7Turkey$74,965
8South Korea$69,455
9Nicaragua$68,737
10El Salvador$52,649
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U.S. exports of Sewing thread decreased 45.09 percent through August to $12.34 million

U.S. exports of Sewing thread decreased 45.09 percent from $22.48 million to $12.34 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 1008 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 917 for the last full year with a total value of $33.87 million, a $7.75 million, 29.67 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Dominican Republic, No. 4 Pakistan and No. 5 United Arab Emirates. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 3 Pharr International Bridge in Texas, No. 4 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Brownsville International Bridges.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Singapore, No. 3 Vietnam, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Costa Rica. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 3 Columbus International Airport, No. 4 San Francisco International Airport, Calif. and No. 5 Anchorage International Airport, Alaska.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $10,198,643
2Canada $981,217
3Dominican Republic $269,941
4Pakistan $177,432
5United Arab Emirates $151,373
6Vietnam $80,382
7Turkey $74,965
8South Korea $69,455
9Nicaragua $68,737
10El Salvador $52,649

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $4,218,062
2El Paso $2,298,558
3Cleveland $714,208
4San Francisco $440,722
5Miami $338,889
6Ogdensburg, N.Y. $332,522
7Charleston $149,471
8San Diego $140,577
9Los Angeles $71,313
10Low Value Shipments $66,016

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 9.51 percent compared to last year to $8.18 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. fell 7.54 percent compared to last year to $670,575.
  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas fell 3.18 percent compared to last year to $541,286.
  • Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas rose 116.1 percent compared to last year to $331,467.
  • Brownsville International Bridges fell 8.96 percent compared to last year to $302,872.

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 $5.65 million, 35.66 percent, (82.62 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $51,360, 4.97 percent, (7.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Dominican Republic increased $38,836, 16.8 percent, (2.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Pakistan increased $177,432, 0 percent, (1.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Arab Emirates decreased $237,678, 61.09 percent, (1.23 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 95.41 percent of all these Sewing thread exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $11.78 million of the $12.34 million total.

All totaled, 81.25 percent of all these Sewing thread exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $10.03 million of the $12.34 million total