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

Exports: Synthetic yarn, not retail

Synthetic yarn, not retail, the No. 332 export by value totaled $51.92 million for the month of July, $358.78 million through July 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$258.58 M
2El Salvador$49.02 M
3Mexico$12.51 M
4Canada$8.77 M
5Sri Lanka$8.65 M
6Dominican Republic$7.9 M
7Vietnam$3.96 M
8Guatemala$3.09 M
9South Africa$1.09 M
10China$1 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $358.78 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Wilmington, N.C. $83,569,625
2Port Everglades, Fla. $82,565,217
3Port Miami $80,538,135
4Port of Gulfport, Miss. $70,834,490
5Port Laredo $9,910,213
6Port of Charleston $5,469,899
7Philadelphia International Airport $4,920,032
8Port of Virginia $4,262,625
9Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $2,528,758
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $1,871,868

U.S. exports of Synthetic yarn, not retail increased 11.13 percent through July to $358.78 million

U.S. exports of Synthetic yarn, not retail increased 11.13 percent from $322.84 million to $358.78 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 332 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 358 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 July 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 of Wilmington, N.C., No. 2 Port Everglades, Fla., 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 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.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Honduras $258,578,715
2El Salvador $49,020,537
3Mexico $12,511,890
4Canada $8,768,997
5Sri Lanka $8,649,486
6Dominican Republic $7,897,111
7Vietnam $3,959,646
8Guatemala $3,088,487
9South Africa $1,093,423
10China $1,000,946

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Wilmington, N.C. rose 89.53 percent compared to last year to $83.57 million.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. fell 19.81 percent compared to last year to $82.57 million.
  • Port Miami fell 7.73 percent compared to last year to $80.54 million.
  • Port of Gulfport, Miss. rose 43.21 percent compared to last year to $70.83 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 14.2 percent compared to last year to $9.91 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 $38.82 million, 17.67 percent, (72.07 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 El Salvador decreased $3.57 million, 6.79 percent, (13.66 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico decreased $4.58 million, 26.82 percent, (3.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Canada decreased $208,269, 2.32 percent, (2.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Sri Lanka increased $5.63 million, 186.89 percent, (2.41 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 94.08 percent of all these Synthetic yarn, not retail exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $337.53 million of the $358.78 million total.

All totaled, 91.26 percent of all these Synthetic yarn, not retail exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $327.42 million of the $358.78 million total