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

Exports: Synthetic yarn, not retail

Synthetic yarn, not retail, the No. 353 export by value totaled $52.27 million for the month of October, $480.18 million through October of 2018, and $452.4 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
1Honduras$331.82 M
2El Salvador$75.31 M
3Mexico$24.77 M
4Canada$12.46 M
5Dominican Republic$11.75 M
6Guatemala$5.26 M
7Sri Lanka$4.92 M
8Vietnam$3.39 M
9China$1.62 M
10South Korea$1.51 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $480.18 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Everglades, Fla. $146,109,209
2Port Miami $131,361,618
3Port of Gulfport, Miss. $80,364,798
4Port of Wilmington, N.C. $65,256,668
5Port Laredo $12,427,730
6Port of Charleston $6,774,378
7El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $5,582,294
8Douglas-Agua Prieta Border Crossing, Ariz. $5,106,632
9Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $3,092,290
10Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $3,039,603

U.S. exports of Synthetic yarn, not retail increased 24.46 percent through October to $480.18 million

U.S. exports of Synthetic yarn, not retail increased 24.46 percent from $385.82 million to $480.18 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 353 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 385 for the last full year with a total value of $452.4 million, a $11.98 million, 2.72 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Honduras, No. 2 El Salvador, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Dominican Republic. 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.

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 – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Honduras $331,816,044
2El Salvador $75,313,571
3Mexico $24,771,294
4Canada $12,464,032
5Dominican Republic $11,753,045
6Guatemala $5,257,131
7Sri Lanka $4,917,794
8Vietnam $3,387,337
9China $1,616,709
10South Korea $1,506,502

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Miami $44,791,077
2Mobile $13,383,611
3Wilmington $8,193,367
4Laredo $2,400,334
5Charleston $1,529,126
6El Paso $1,095,107
7Ogdensburg, N.Y. $1,044,582
8Detroit $727,762
9Atlanta/Savannah $711,132
10Phoenix/Nogales $394,471

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:

  • Port Everglades, Fla. rose 12.66 percent compared to last year to $146.11 million.
  • Port Miami rose 35.91 percent compared to last year to $131.36 million.
  • Port of Gulfport, Miss. rose 33.17 percent compared to last year to $80.36 million.
  • Port of Wilmington, N.C. rose 25.29 percent compared to last year to $65.26 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 3.78 percent compared to last year to $12.43 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 $64.72 million, 24.23 percent, (69.1 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 El Salvador increased $22.56 million, 42.75 percent, (15.68 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico increased $5.89 million, 31.16 percent, (5.16 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Canada increased $1.79 million, 16.8 percent, (2.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Dominican Republic decreased $3.42 million, 22.54 percent, (2.45 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 94.99 percent of all these Synthetic yarn, not retail exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $456.12 million of the $480.18 million total.

All totaled, 90.7 percent of all these Synthetic yarn, not retail exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $435.52 million of the $480.18 million total