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

Exports: Wool

Wool, the No. 1020 export by value totaled $1.45 million for the month of August, $11.16 million through August of 2019, and $22 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
1China$4.81 M
2Egypt$2.72 M
3India$1.32 M
4Bulgaria$782,877
5Italy$505,029
6Mexico$382,419
7Canada$169,297
8Malaysia$147,111
9Hong Kong$139,581
10Japan$51,459
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $11.16 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $4,292,947
2Port of Houston $2,552,187
3Port of Long Beach $2,301,103
4Port of New York $625,633
5Port of Oakland, Calif. $415,799
6Port Laredo $382,419
7Port of Virginia $238,256
8Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $104,066
9Chicago O’Hare International Airport $51,000
10Miami International Airport $40,439

U.S. exports of Wool decreased 38.72 percent through August to $11.16 million

U.S. exports of Wool decreased 38.72 percent from $18.21 million to $11.16 million through the first eight 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 1020 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 949 for the last full year with a total value of $22 million, a $998,604, 4.75 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 Egypt, No. 3 India, No. 4 Bulgaria and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Port of New York and No. 5 Port of Oakland, Calif..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 India, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Bulgaria and No. 5 Egypt. 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 – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $4,805,312
2Egypt $2,717,212
3India $1,315,619
4Bulgaria $782,877
5Italy $505,029
6Mexico $382,419
7Canada $169,297
8Malaysia $147,111
9Hong Kong $139,581
10Japan $51,459

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $1,361,662
2Houston $859,775
3Laredo $429,586
4Norfolk $129,068
5San Francisco $91,753
6Atlanta/Savannah $69,520
7New York City $44,987
8St. Albans, Vt. $19,432
9Portland, Maine $14,889
10Miami $7,051

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 1.29 percent compared to last year to $4.29 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 12.64 percent compared to last year to $2.55 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 73.54 percent compared to last year to $2.3 million.
  • Port of New York rose 20.49 percent compared to last year to $625,633.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 40.56 percent compared to last year to $415,799.

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 decreased $7.5 million, 60.96 percent, (43.06 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Egypt increased $1.98 million, 269.1 percent, (24.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 India decreased $27,038, 2.01 percent, (11.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Bulgaria decreased $317,824, 28.87 percent, (7.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Italy increased $87,148, 20.85 percent, (4.53 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 90.74 percent of all these Wool exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $10.13 million of the $11.16 million total.

All totaled, 91.29 percent of all these Wool exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $10.19 million of the $11.16 million total