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

Exports: Twine, rope, cables

Twine, rope, cables, the No. 611 export by value totaled $14.33 million for the month of March, $44.83 million through March of 2019, and $180.23 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
1Mexico$17.6 M
2Canada$7.36 M
3China$4.72 M
4Costa Rica$1.4 M
5Australia$1.23 M
6Dominican Republic$865,757
7France$755,180
8United Kingdom$707,888
9Turkey$669,108
10Switzerland$660,779
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $44.83 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $8,221,179
2Port Laredo $3,566,585
3Port of Los Angeles $3,503,564
4Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas $2,678,702
5John F. Kennedy International Airport $1,865,393
6Low-Valued Imports and Exports $1,703,580
7Port of Long Beach $1,684,077
8Port Everglades, Fla. $1,364,420
9Miami International Airport $1,314,465
10Port of New Orleans $1,311,416

U.S. exports of Twine, rope, cables increased 1.54 percent through March to $44.83 million

U.S. exports of Twine, rope, cables increased 1.54 percent from $44.15 million to $44.83 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 611 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 607 for the last full year with a total value of $180.23 million, a $3.05 million, 1.72 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Costa Rica and No. 5 Australia. The leading gateways were No. 1 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 South Korea. 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 Port of New Orleans.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $17,601,723
2Canada $7,359,020
3China $4,724,386
4Costa Rica $1,395,852
5Australia $1,227,917
6Dominican Republic $865,757
7France $755,180
8United Kingdom $707,888
9Turkey $669,108
10Switzerland $660,779

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1El Paso $9,852,451
2Laredo $7,900,541
3Los Angeles $5,431,416
4New York City $5,395,745
5Miami $4,285,875
6Seattle $3,985,641
7New Orleans $3,344,994
8Low Value Shipments $2,072,004
9Atlanta/Savannah $1,975,541
10Houston $1,782,310

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:

  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 15.62 percent compared to last year to $8.22 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 35.11 percent compared to last year to $3.57 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 60.13 percent compared to last year to $3.5 million.
  • Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas fell 2.33 percent compared to last year to $2.68 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 12.49 percent compared to last year to $1.87 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 $2.4 million, 15.79 percent, (39.26 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $1.02 million, 16.1 percent, (16.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $1.76 million, 59.55 percent, (10.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Costa Rica increased $655,157, 88.45 percent, (3.11 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Australia increased $173,846, 16.49 percent, (2.74 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 72.07 percent of all these Twine, rope, cables exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $32.31 million of the $44.83 million total.

All totaled, 44.24 percent of all these Twine, rope, cables exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $19.84 million of the $44.83 million total