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

Exports: Synthetic staple fibers, carded, combed

Synthetic staple fibers, carded, combed, the No. 1050 export by value totaled $623,999 for the month of July, $7.21 million through July of 2019, and $19.55 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$2.14 M
2The Netherlands$1.83 M
3Japan$454,298
4Israel$447,695
5Dominica$346,055
6China$341,020
7Guatemala$333,285
8India$224,352
9Canada$186,777
10Australia$163,096
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $7.21 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $1,985,244
2Port of Charleston $1,042,831
3Port Miami $484,525
4Port of New York $478,642
5Port of Los Angeles $478,516
6Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $453,881
7Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. $419,571
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $387,869
9Port of Long Beach $364,971
10Los Angeles International Airport $237,546

U.S. exports of Synthetic staple fibers, carded, combed decreased 43.75 percent through July to $7.21 million

U.S. exports of Synthetic staple fibers, carded, combed decreased 43.75 percent from $12.82 million to $7.21 million through the first seven 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 1050 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 987 for the last full year with a total value of $19.55 million, a $5.02 million, 34.60 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 The Netherlands, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Israel and No. 5 Dominica. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port Miami, No. 4 Port of New York and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full 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.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $2,138,363
2The Netherlands $1,827,753
3Japan $454,298
4Israel $447,695
5Dominica $346,055
6China $341,020
7Guatemala $333,285
8India $224,352
9Canada $186,777
10Australia $163,096

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Charleston $1,509,404
2El Paso $1,033,641
3Laredo $1,024,988
4Atlanta/Savannah $145,260
5San Francisco $129,024
6New York City $126,471
7Los Angeles $96,777
8Miami $92,608
9Washington, D.C. $80,757
10Detroit $47,399

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 17.37 percent compared to last year to $1.99 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 66.47 percent compared to last year to $1.04 million.
  • Port Miami rose 271.08 percent compared to last year to $484,525.
  • Port of New York rose 722.44 percent compared to last year to $478,642.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 140.14 percent compared to last year to $478,516.

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 $4.37 million, 67.16 percent, (29.65 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 The Netherlands decreased $1.72 million, 48.41 percent, (25.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $342,615, 306.77 percent, (6.3 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Israel decreased $541,279, 54.73 percent, (6.21 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Dominica increased $346,055, 0 percent, (4.8 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 72.3 percent of all these Synthetic staple fibers, carded, combed exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $5.21 million of the $7.21 million total.

All totaled, 61.98 percent of all these Synthetic staple fibers, carded, combed exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $4.47 million of the $7.21 million total