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

Exports: Twine, rope, cables

Twine, rope, cables, the No. 618 export by value totaled $14.27 million for the month of December, $180.23 million through December 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$60.42 M
2Canada$27.58 M
3China$19.21 M
4Australia$5.81 M
5Brazil$5.73 M
6United Kingdom$4.54 M
7South Korea$4.17 M
8Costa Rica$3.21 M
9Dominican Republic$2.97 M
10Switzerland$2.92 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $180.23 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $26,933,448
2Port of Los Angeles $14,751,442
3Port Laredo $11,444,329
4Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas $10,087,675
5Port of New Orleans $7,638,479
6Low-Valued Imports and Exports $7,452,034
7John F. Kennedy International Airport $6,013,635
8Port of Houston $5,895,608
9Port of New York $4,980,139
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $4,809,329

U.S. exports of Twine, rope, cables increased 1.72 percent through December to $180.23 million

U.S. exports of Twine, rope, cables increased 1.72 percent from $177.18 million to $180.23 million in 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 618 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 612 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 December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Australia and No. 5 Brazil. 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.

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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $60,417,099
2Canada $27,578,631
3China $19,211,403
4Australia $5,805,928
5Brazil $5,732,750
6United Kingdom $4,540,839
7South Korea $4,174,028
8Costa Rica $3,206,712
9Dominican Republic $2,968,871
10Switzerland $2,920,093

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1EL PASO, TX $14,757,708
2LAREDO, TX $10,911,480
3NEW YORK CITY, NY $7,442,678
4MIAMI, FL $6,839,260
5LOS ANGELES, CA $6,822,420
6SEATTLE, WA $6,551,714
7NEW ORLEANS, LA $4,789,568
8SAVANNAH, GA $3,222,376
9LOW VALUE $3,111,794
10HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $1,983,112

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 10.32 percent compared to last year to $26.93 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 138.33 percent compared to last year to $14.75 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 46.79 percent compared to last year to $11.44 million.
  • Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas fell 0.38 percent compared to last year to $10.09 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 11.07 percent compared to last year to $7.64 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 $5.55 million, 10.11 percent, (33.52 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $2.17 million, 7.3 percent, (15.3 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $3.86 million, 25.13 percent, (10.66 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Australia decreased $315,316, 5.15 percent, (3.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Brazil increased $1.29 million, 29.12 percent, (3.18 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 65.89 percent of all these Twine, rope, cables exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $118.75 million of the $180.23 million total.

All totaled, 39.31 percent of all these Twine, rope, cables exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $70.86 million of the $180.23 million total