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

Exports: Twine, rope, cables

Twine, rope, cables, the No. 613 export by value totaled $14.35 million for the month of July, $102.06 million through July 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$38.75 M
2Canada$16.67 M
3China$12.16 M
4Australia$2.91 M
5Costa Rica$2.53 M
6Dominican Republic$2.2 M
7Germany$1.87 M
8Brazil$1.59 M
9Switzerland$1.53 M
10France$1.45 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $102.06 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $17,818,811
2Port of Los Angeles $9,560,083
3Port Laredo $8,265,446
4Low-Valued Imports and Exports $4,650,378
5John F. Kennedy International Airport $4,287,847
6Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas $4,078,376
7Port of New Orleans $3,747,875
8Miami International Airport $3,445,772
9Port of Long Beach $3,360,927
10Port of New York $2,797,078

U.S. exports of Twine, rope, cables decreased 4.58 percent through July to $102.06 million

U.S. exports of Twine, rope, cables decreased 4.58 percent from $106.96 million to $102.06 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 613 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 609 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 July of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Australia and No. 5 Costa Rica. The leading gateways were No. 1 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Low-Valued Imports and Exports 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 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.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $38,754,716
2Canada $16,671,943
3China $12,155,159
4Australia $2,908,350
5Costa Rica $2,534,942
6Dominican Republic $2,196,938
7Germany $1,867,404
8Brazil $1,593,242
9Switzerland $1,526,773
10France $1,447,409

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 7.24 percent compared to last year to $17.82 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 16.31 percent compared to last year to $9.56 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 32.72 percent compared to last year to $8.27 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 2.76 percent compared to last year to $4.65 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 26.58 percent compared to last year to $4.29 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 $3.3 million, 9.3 percent, (37.97 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $860,514, 4.91 percent, (16.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $2.13 million, 21.28 percent, (11.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Australia decreased $63,767, 2.15 percent, (2.85 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Costa Rica increased $812,372, 47.16 percent, (2.48 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 71.55 percent of all these Twine, rope, cables exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $73.03 million of the $102.06 million total.

All totaled, 43.68 percent of all these Twine, rope, cables exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $44.58 million of the $102.06 million total