Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through May 2020.

Exports: Wool

Wool, the No. 1091 export by value totaled $275,348 for the month of May, $2.55 million through May of 2020, and $13.65 million for all of 2019, 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$742,739
2Egypt$479,352
3Bulgaria$454,354
4Italy$193,946
5Mexico$182,117
6Bangladesh$158,884
7South Africa$120,498
8India$74,000
9Canada$35,620
10Belgium$33,184
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U.S. exports of Wool decreased 58.59 percent through May to $2.55 million

U.S. exports of Wool decreased 58.59 percent from $6.15 million to $2.55 million through the first five months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 1091 through May among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1029 for the last full year with a total value of $13.65 million, a $8.35 million, 37.95 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Egypt, No. 3 India, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Bulgaria. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Tacoma, Wash..

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Egypt, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Bulgaria and No. 5 India. 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 Laredo.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Houston fell 27.02 percent compared to last year to $1.08 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 70.52 percent compared to last year to $634,499.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 84.82 percent compared to last year to $228,738.
  • Port Laredo fell 11.01 percent compared to last year to $182,117.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. totaled $158,884. 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 from No. 1 China decreased $7.48 million, 57.65 percent, (215.66 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 2 Egypt increased $1.39 million, 64.65 percent, (139.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 3 India decreased $141,028, 9.68 percent, (51.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 4 Mexico decreased $754,183, 44.1 percent, (37.52 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 5 Bulgaria decreased $613,179, 40.53 percent, (35.31 percent market share).

All totaled, 89.5 percent of all these Wool exports from the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $12.22 million of the $13.65 million total.

All totaled, 89.56 percent of all these Wool exports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $2.28 million of the $2.55 million total