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

Exports: Synthetic staple fibers, carded, combed

Synthetic staple fibers, carded, combed, the No. 995 export by value totaled $1.47 million for the month of October, $17.9 million through October of 2018, and $14.52 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$9.7 M
2The Netherlands$4.16 M
3Israel$1.06 M
4China$576,622
5Canada$402,755
6Japan$378,438
7Dominican Republic$351,037
8India$297,929
9Trinidad and Tobago$150,421
10Dominica$125,499
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $17.9 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $5,889,590
2Port of Charleston $3,841,958
3Port Laredo $3,729,968
4John F. Kennedy International Airport $1,000,150
5Port Miami $604,370
6Port of Los Angeles $553,643
7Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $450,100
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $235,818
9Port of Long Beach $219,171
10Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. $202,209

U.S. exports of Synthetic staple fibers, carded, combed increased 57.47 percent through October to $17.9 million

U.S. exports of Synthetic staple fibers, carded, combed increased 57.47 percent from $11.36 million to $17.9 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 995 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1049 for the last full year with a total value of $14.52 million, a $2.91 million, 16.67 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 The Netherlands, No. 3 Israel, No. 4 China and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Port Miami.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Australia and No. 5 Dominica. The leading gateways were No. 1 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port Miami and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $9,704,485
2The Netherlands $4,162,103
3Israel $1,056,802
4China $576,622
5Canada $402,755
6Japan $378,438
7Dominican Republic $351,037
8India $297,929
9Trinidad and Tobago $150,421
10Dominica $125,499

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1El Paso $976,524
2Charleston $757,255
3Laredo $544,437
4New York City $97,867
5Atlanta/Savannah $95,472
6Washington, D.C. $67,687
7San Francisco $64,512
8Miami $51,254
9Los Angeles $36,569
10Ogdensburg, N.Y. $22,616

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:

  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 41.13 percent compared to last year to $5.89 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 744.17 percent compared to last year to $3.84 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 4.78 percent compared to last year to $3.73 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 339.76 percent compared to last year to $1 million.
  • Port Miami rose 2.15 percent compared to last year to $604,370.

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 $1.9 million, 24.27 percent, (54.23 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 The Netherlands increased $4.08 million, 5117.83 percent, (23.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Israel increased $967,342, 1081.31 percent, (5.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China increased $54,769, 10.5 percent, (3.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Canada increased $38,840, 10.67 percent, (2.25 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 88.86 percent of all these Synthetic staple fibers, carded, combed exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $15.9 million of the $17.9 million total.

All totaled, 84.18 percent of all these Synthetic staple fibers, carded, combed exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $15.07 million of the $17.9 million total