Total Trade: $919,331
|1||Port of Houston||$500,348|
|2||Port of Los Angeles||$164,378|
|3||Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y.||$104,066|
|4||Port of Virginia||$63,418|
|5||Miami International Airport||$30,800|
|6||Port of Long Beach||$28,027|
|7||Derby Line, Vermont, border crossing||$7,245|
|8||Philadelphia International Airport||$5,800|
|9||Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash.||$4,593|
U.S. exports of Wool decreased 35.07 percent through February to $919,331
U.S. exports of Wool decreased 35.07 percent from $1.42 million to $919,331 through the first two 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 1098 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1078 for the last full year with a total value of $22 million, a $998,604, 4.75 percent increase from the 2017 total.
Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Egypt, No. 2 China, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Malaysia and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Miami International Airport.
In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Czech Republic, No. 4 India and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Long Beach, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of New York.
January – February 2019
|7||New York City||$44,987|
|8||St. Albans, Vt.||$19,432|
Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first two months of the year were:
Highlights for the top five ports:
- Port of Houston rose 59.42 percent compared to last year to $500,348.
- Port of Los Angeles fell 73.33 percent compared to last year to $164,378.
- Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. totaled $104,066. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
- Port of Virginia rose 210.52 percent compared to last year to $63,418.
- Miami International Airport totaled $30,800. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
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 Egypt increased $393,291, 0 percent, (42.78 percent of all shipments).
- U.S. exports to No. 2 China decreased $610,785, 73.36 percent, (24.13 percent market share).
- U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada increased $99,305, 598.26 percent, (12.61 percent market share).
- U.S. exports to No. 4 Malaysia increased $77,672, 0 percent, (8.45 percent market share).
- U.S. exports to No. 5 Italy increased $63,418, 0 percent, (6.9 percent of all shipments).
All totaled, 94.86 percent of all these Wool exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $872,075 of the $919,331 total.
All totaled, 93.87 percent of all these Wool exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $863,010 of the $919,331 total