Total Trade: $56.31 million
|1||Port of Savannah, Ga.||$9,967,292|
|2||Port of Houston||$6,528,293|
|3||Brownsville International Bridges||$6,095,192|
|4||Port of Los Angeles||$5,788,964|
|5||Port of Oakland, Calif.||$4,337,290|
|6||Port of Long Beach||$3,822,086|
|7||Port of Charleston||$3,784,065|
|8||Port of New York||$3,082,562|
|10||Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif.||$1,899,185|
U.S. exports of Used, new rags, scrap twine, etc. decreased 8.34 percent through December to $56.31 million
U.S. exports of Used, new rags, scrap twine, etc. decreased 8.34 percent from $61.44 million to $56.31 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 852 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 830 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 December 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 Philippines, No. 3 Chile, No. 4 Honduras and No. 5 Nicaragua. 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 – December 2018
|3||LOS ANGELES, CA||$3,502,030|
|5||SAN FRANCISCO, CA||$1,903,014|
|8||NEW YORK CITY, NY||$1,041,628|
|9||SAN DIEGO, CA||$866,164|
|10||NEW ORLEANS, LA||$553,676|
Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:
Highlights for the top five ports:
- Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 8.65 percent compared to last year to $9.97 million.
- Port of Houston fell 47.3 percent compared to last year to $6.53 million.
- Brownsville International Bridges rose 35.99 percent compared to last year to $6.1 million.
- Port of Los Angeles rose 40.18 percent compared to last year to $5.79 million.
- Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 29.74 percent compared to last year to $4.34 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 $4.1 million, 69.71 percent, (17.73 percent of all shipments).
- U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $998,574, 11.19 percent, (17.63 percent market share).
- U.S. exports to No. 3 Honduras decreased $23,250, 0.41 percent, (9.93 percent market share).
- U.S. exports to No. 4 Chile decreased $1.77 million, 31.05 percent, (6.97 percent market share).
- U.S. exports to No. 5 Malaysia increased $309,009, 13.73 percent, (4.55 percent of all shipments).
All totaled, 56.81 percent of all these Used, new rags, scrap twine, etc. exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $31.99 million of the $56.31 million total.
All totaled, 58.1 percent of all these Used, new rags, scrap twine, etc. exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $32.72 million of the $56.31 million total