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

Exports: Twine, rope, cables

Twine, rope, cables, the No. 616 export by value totaled $15.51 million for the month of October, $149.95 million through October of 2018, and $177.18 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
1Mexico$50.56 M
2Canada$24.13 M
3China$15.39 M
4Brazil$5.11 M
5Australia$4.63 M
6United Kingdom$3.98 M
7South Korea$3.68 M
8Costa Rica$2.68 M
9Dominican Republic$2.42 M
10Germany$2.26 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $149.95 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $22,575,490
2Port of Los Angeles $12,345,906
3Port Laredo $9,346,843
4Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas $8,461,551
5Low-Valued Imports and Exports $6,447,949
6Port of Houston $4,984,774
7Port of New Orleans $4,947,233
8John F. Kennedy International Airport $4,660,084
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $4,132,661
10Port of New York $3,977,743

U.S. exports of Twine, rope, cables decreased 0.54 percent through October to $149.95 million

U.S. exports of Twine, rope, cables decreased 0.54 percent from $150.76 million to $149.95 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 616 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 605 for the last full year with a total value of $177.18 million, a $5.66 million, 3.30 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 Australia. The leading gateways were No. 1 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Low-Valued Imports and Exports.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Australia. The leading gateways were No. 1 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Low-Valued Imports and Exports.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $50,564,502
2Canada $24,132,748
3China $15,392,287
4Brazil $5,113,678
5Australia $4,626,711
6United Kingdom $3,979,049
7South Korea $3,675,724
8Costa Rica $2,682,475
9Dominican Republic $2,423,790
10Germany $2,264,115

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1El Paso $5,434,174
2Laredo $3,677,809
3Seattle $2,883,788
4New York City $2,551,999
5Miami $2,347,961
6Los Angeles $1,233,610
7Atlanta/Savannah $1,181,081
8Low Value Shipments $1,067,919
9Cleveland $841,837
10Pembina, N.D. $703,205

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:

  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 10.25 percent compared to last year to $22.58 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 156.72 percent compared to last year to $12.35 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 41.88 percent compared to last year to $9.35 million.
  • Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas fell 2.73 percent compared to last year to $8.46 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 4.14 percent compared to last year to $6.45 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 Mexico increased $4.24 million, 9.14 percent, (33.72 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $1.52 million, 5.93 percent, (16.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $2.53 million, 19.63 percent, (10.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Brazil increased $1.16 million, 29.35 percent, (3.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Australia decreased $455,125, 8.96 percent, (3.09 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 66.58 percent of all these Twine, rope, cables exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $99.83 million of the $149.95 million total.

All totaled, 39.47 percent of all these Twine, rope, cables exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $59.18 million of the $149.95 million total