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

Exports: Wool

Wool, the No. 971 export by value totaled $1.65 million for the month of October, $20.37 million through October of 2018, and $21 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
1China$12.64 M
2Egypt$1.62 M
3Mexico$1.5 M
4India$1.34 M
5Bulgaria$1.34 M
6Italy$817,840
7Czech Republic$451,994
8Switzerland$130,691
9Germany$126,361
10South Africa$111,336
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $20.37 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Long Beach $9,028,575
2Port of Los Angeles $4,482,707
3Port of Houston $3,043,649
4Port Laredo $1,497,601
5Port of New York $967,330
6Port of Oakland, Calif. $699,538
7Port of Virginia $128,748
8Port of Charleston $115,057
9Port of Seattle, Wash. $100,181
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $74,789

U.S. exports of Wool increased 11.97 percent through October to $20.37 million

U.S. exports of Wool increased 11.97 percent from $18.19 million to $20.37 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 971 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 986 for the last full year with a total value of $21 million, a $5.32 million, 33.96 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 Egypt, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 India and No. 5 Bulgaria. 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.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 India, No. 3 Bulgaria, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Oakland, Calif..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $12,638,794
2Egypt $1,618,681
3Mexico $1,497,601
4India $1,342,657
5Bulgaria $1,335,354
6Italy $817,840
7Czech Republic $451,994
8Switzerland $130,691
9Germany $126,361
10South Africa $111,336

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $733,906
2Houston $313,864
3Laredo $216,919
4San Francisco $91,753
5Norfolk $20,423
6St. Albans, Vt. $16,599
7Atlanta/Savannah $9,496
8Miami $7,051
9New York City $5,850

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 Long Beach rose 217.4 percent compared to last year to $9.03 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 57.6 percent compared to last year to $4.48 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 81.11 percent compared to last year to $3.04 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 56.83 percent compared to last year to $1.5 million.
  • Port of New York rose 924.78 percent compared to last year to $967,330.

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 China increased $305,494, 2.48 percent, (62.05 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Egypt increased $1.48 million, 1053.3 percent, (7.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico increased $542,656, 56.83 percent, (7.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 India decreased $1.14 million, 46 percent, (6.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Bulgaria increased $115,241, 9.45 percent, (6.56 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 90.5 percent of all these Wool exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $18.43 million of the $20.37 million total.

All totaled, 93.38 percent of all these Wool exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $19.02 million of the $20.37 million total