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

Exports: Synthetic yarn, not retail

Synthetic yarn, not retail, the No. 326 export by value totaled $53.59 million for the month of March, $155.72 million through March of 2019, and $563.08 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
1Honduras$111.62 M
2El Salvador$22.02 M
3Mexico$5.18 M
4Canada$4.33 M
5Sri Lanka$4.26 M
6Dominican Republic$2.47 M
7Vietnam$1.81 M
8Guatemala$1.32 M
9Colombia$540,617
10South Africa$413,989
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $155.72 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Everglades, Fla. $37,713,127
2Port Miami $37,589,730
3Port of Wilmington, N.C. $32,070,466
4Port of Gulfport, Miss. $29,925,792
5Port Laredo $4,308,612
6Port of Virginia $2,406,546
7Port of Charleston $2,355,145
8Philadelphia International Airport $2,077,864
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $1,370,855
10Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $1,369,734

U.S. exports of Synthetic yarn, not retail increased 29.26 percent through March to $155.72 million

U.S. exports of Synthetic yarn, not retail increased 29.26 percent from $120.47 million to $155.72 million through the first three 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 326 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 381 for the last full year with a total value of $563.08 million, a $110.68 million, 24.47 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Honduras, No. 2 El Salvador, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Sri Lanka. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 2 Port Miami, No. 3 Port of Wilmington, N.C., No. 4 Port of Gulfport, Miss. and No. 5 Port Laredo.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Honduras, No. 2 El Salvador, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Dominican Republic and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 2 Port Miami, No. 3 Port of Gulfport, Miss., No. 4 Port of Wilmington, N.C. and No. 5 Port Laredo.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Honduras $111,618,898
2El Salvador $22,016,574
3Mexico $5,176,996
4Canada $4,328,447
5Sri Lanka $4,258,369
6Dominican Republic $2,467,824
7Vietnam $1,808,043
8Guatemala $1,319,631
9Colombia $540,617
10South Africa $413,989

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Miami $82,801,178
2Mobile $30,836,024
3Wilmington $26,094,628
4Laredo $4,975,858
5Charleston $2,691,659
6Ogdensburg, N.Y. $2,184,791
7Detroit $1,559,977
8El Paso $1,394,965
9Philadelphia $1,237,882
10Atlanta/Savannah $986,063

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Everglades, Fla. fell 6.69 percent compared to last year to $37.71 million.
  • Port Miami rose 23.41 percent compared to last year to $37.59 million.
  • Port of Wilmington, N.C. rose 112.09 percent compared to last year to $32.07 million.
  • Port of Gulfport, Miss. rose 55.9 percent compared to last year to $29.93 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 18.27 percent compared to last year to $4.31 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 Honduras increased $31.01 million, 38.48 percent, (71.68 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 El Salvador increased $2.97 million, 15.59 percent, (14.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico decreased $1.52 million, 22.75 percent, (3.32 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Canada increased $508,945, 13.32 percent, (2.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Sri Lanka increased $3.68 million, 639.08 percent, (2.73 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 94.65 percent of all these Synthetic yarn, not retail exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $147.4 million of the $155.72 million total.

All totaled, 90.94 percent of all these Synthetic yarn, not retail exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $141.61 million of the $155.72 million total