Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Exports: Synthetic yarn, not retail

Synthetic yarn, not retail, the No. 344 export by value totaled $43.97 million for the month of February, $87.78 million through February of 2020, and $578.82 million for all of 2019, 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$60.75 M
2El Salvador$15.38 M
3Dominican Republic$2.51 M
4Mexico$2.41 M
5Canada$2.15 M
6Sri Lanka$1.6 M
7Vietnam$705,548
8Guatemala$471,604
9Brazil$396,262
10China$373,671
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $87.78 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Everglades, Fla. $27,729,203
2Port of Wilmington, N.C. $21,502,198
3Port Miami $18,355,712
4Port of Gulfport, Miss. $11,378,388
5Port Laredo $1,924,560
6Port of Charleston $1,571,871
7Port of Virginia $1,283,009
8Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $699,678
9Philadelphia International Airport $558,099
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $482,242

U.S. exports of Synthetic yarn, not retail decreased 14.06 percent through February to $87.78 million

U.S. exports of Synthetic yarn, not retail decreased 14.06 percent from $102.13 million to $87.78 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 344 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 321 for the last full year with a total value of $578.82 million, a $15.74 million, 2.80 percent increase from the 2018 total.

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

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Honduras $60,747,673
2El Salvador $15,381,777
3Dominican Republic $2,505,323
4Mexico $2,411,217
5Canada $2,152,964
6Sri Lanka $1,596,117
7Vietnam $705,548
8Guatemala $471,604
9Brazil $396,262
10China $373,671

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1MIAMI, FL $28,793,960
2WILMINGTON, NC $16,791,140
3MOBILE, AL $11,592,642
4NORFOLK, VA $2,636,786
5OGDENSBURG, NY $1,016,410
6CHARLESTON, SC $854,168
7LAREDO, TX $728,184
8NEW YORK CITY, NY $415,712
9SAVANNAH, GA $393,280
10BUFFALO, NY $340,722

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Everglades, Fla. rose 7.82 percent compared to last year to $27.73 million.
  • Port of Wilmington, N.C. rose 4.54 percent compared to last year to $21.5 million.
  • Port Miami fell 20.33 percent compared to last year to $18.36 million.
  • Port of Gulfport, Miss. fell 45.36 percent compared to last year to $11.38 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 28.6 percent compared to last year to $1.92 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 decreased $15.23 million, 20.05 percent, (69.21 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 El Salvador increased $3.39 million, 28.26 percent, (17.52 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Dominican Republic increased $1.46 million, 139.94 percent, (2.85 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Mexico decreased $950,088, 28.27 percent, (2.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Canada decreased $574,793, 21.07 percent, (2.45 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 94.78 percent of all these Synthetic yarn, not retail exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $83.2 million of the $87.78 million total.

All totaled, 92.15 percent of all these Synthetic yarn, not retail exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $80.89 million of the $87.78 million total