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

Exports: Used, new rags, scrap twine, etc.

Used, new rags, scrap twine, etc., the No. 842 export by value totaled $4.81 million for the month of October, $49.31 million through October of 2018, and $61.44 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
1Philippines$8.82 M
2Mexico$8.57 M
3Honduras$4.77 M
4Chile$3.75 M
5Malaysia$2.44 M
6The Netherlands$1.75 M
7Mauritania$1.65 M
8Nigeria$1.49 M
9Turkey$1.43 M
10Canada$1.29 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $49.31 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $8,884,556
2Port of Houston $5,809,042
3Brownsville International Bridges $5,215,553
4Port of Los Angeles $5,159,470
5Port of Oakland, Calif. $3,634,565
6Port of Charleston $3,504,773
7Port of Long Beach $3,363,996
8Port of New York $2,563,327
9Port Miami $1,960,440
10Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $1,667,625

U.S. exports of Used, new rags, scrap twine, etc. decreased 0.88 percent through October to $49.31 million

U.S. exports of Used, new rags, scrap twine, etc. decreased 0.88 percent from $49.75 million to $49.31 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 842 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 829 for the last full year with a total value of $61.44 million, a $1.8 million, 2.85 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Philippines, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Honduras, No. 4 Chile and No. 5 Malaysia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Brownsville International Bridges, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Oakland, Calif..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Chile, No. 3 Philippines, No. 4 Honduras and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Brownsville International Bridges and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Philippines $8,824,939
2Mexico $8,574,977
3Honduras $4,773,200
4Chile $3,746,284
5Malaysia $2,442,332
6The Netherlands $1,748,132
7Mauritania $1,654,816
8Nigeria $1,488,483
9Turkey $1,432,422
10Canada $1,285,092

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $1,925,453
2Atlanta/Savannah $1,490,675
3Los Angeles $1,289,740
4Laredo $976,651
5Miami $723,642
6Charleston $606,938
7San Francisco $598,975
8San Diego $347,751
9New York City $343,344
10New Orleans $211,550

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:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 4.34 percent compared to last year to $8.88 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 44.46 percent compared to last year to $5.81 million.
  • Brownsville International Bridges rose 41.25 percent compared to last year to $5.22 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 56.19 percent compared to last year to $5.16 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 34.26 percent compared to last year to $3.63 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 Philippines increased $4.27 million, 93.95 percent, (17.9 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $1.03 million, 13.63 percent, (17.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Honduras increased $470,894, 10.95 percent, (9.68 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Chile decreased $917,014, 19.66 percent, (7.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Malaysia increased $743,685, 43.78 percent, (4.95 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 57.51 percent of all these Used, new rags, scrap twine, etc. exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $28.36 million of the $49.31 million total.

All totaled, 58.21 percent of all these Used, new rags, scrap twine, etc. exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $28.7 million of the $49.31 million total