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

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

Used, new rags, scrap twine, etc., the No. 840 export by value totaled $5.12 million for the month of July, $33.21 million through July of 2019, and $56.31 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$6.48 M
2Philippines$3.75 M
3India$3.71 M
4Germany$3.07 M
5Honduras$1.91 M
6Nigeria$1.24 M
7Chile$1.17 M
8Canada$1.06 M
9Turkey$1.04 M
10Mauritania$993,986
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $33.21 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $7,570,276
2Brownsville International Bridges $4,280,729
3Port of Charleston $3,908,708
4Port of Houston $2,429,464
5Port of Oakland, Calif. $2,206,703
6Port of Long Beach $2,058,168
7Port of New York $1,981,032
8Port of Los Angeles $1,574,477
9Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $1,334,104
10Port Miami $910,644

U.S. exports of Used, new rags, scrap twine, etc. decreased 3.53 percent through July to $33.21 million

U.S. exports of Used, new rags, scrap twine, etc. decreased 3.53 percent from $34.43 million to $33.21 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 840 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 843 for the last full year with a total value of $56.31 million, a $5.12 million, 8.34 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Philippines, No. 3 India, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Honduras. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Brownsville International Bridges, No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Oakland, Calif..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Philippines, 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..

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $6,477,826
2Philippines $3,754,430
3India $3,708,204
4Germany $3,068,828
5Honduras $1,912,400
6Nigeria $1,244,358
7Chile $1,170,707
8Canada $1,060,288
9Turkey $1,035,599
10Mauritania $993,986

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $2,731,743
2Atlanta/Savannah $2,573,411
3Los Angeles $2,410,917
4Laredo $1,994,008
5San Francisco $1,301,700
6Miami $1,091,064
7Charleston $886,230
8New York City $875,765
9San Diego $588,416
10New Orleans $357,744

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:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 21.73 percent compared to last year to $7.57 million.
  • Brownsville International Bridges rose 16.29 percent compared to last year to $4.28 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 58.85 percent compared to last year to $3.91 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 45.26 percent compared to last year to $2.43 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 8.05 percent compared to last year to $2.21 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 $265,647, 4.28 percent, (19.5 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Philippines decreased $2.39 million, 38.87 percent, (11.3 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 India increased $3.27 million, 741.56 percent, (11.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany increased $1.98 million, 182.06 percent, (9.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Honduras decreased $1.5 million, 44.02 percent, (5.76 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 56.97 percent of all these Used, new rags, scrap twine, etc. exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $18.92 million of the $33.21 million total.

All totaled, 61.41 percent of all these Used, new rags, scrap twine, etc. exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $20.4 million of the $33.21 million total