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

Imports: Cotton, carded or combed

Cotton, carded or combed, the No. 1191 import by value totaled $30,367 for the month of March, $282,593 through March of 2019, and $1.43 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 Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Mexico$196,819
2Pakistan$61,823
3Japan$16,065
4India$3,161
5Italy$2,345
6China$1,632
7The Netherlands$397
8South Korea$351
9Canada$0
10Jordan$0
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U.S. imports of Cotton, carded or combed decreased 4.19 percent through March to $282,593

U.S. imports of Cotton, carded or combed decreased 4.19 percent from $294,950 to $282,593 through the first three 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 1191 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1192 for the last full year with a total value of $1.43 million, a $155,496, 9.78 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Pakistan, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 India and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 San Francisco International Airport, Calif. and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Colombia, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $196,819
2Pakistan $61,823
3Japan $16,065
4India $3,161
5Italy $2,345
6China $1,632
7The Netherlands $397
8South Korea $351
9France $0
10Colombia $0

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $457,119
2Charleston $95,697
3Los Angeles $34,864
4Cleveland $13,218
5New Orleans $4,347
6New York City $3,445
7San Francisco $0
8Philadelphia $0
9Detroit $0
10Portland, Maine $0

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 16.22 percent compared to last year to $196,819.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. totaled $61,823. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport totaled $8,403. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. totaled $7,237. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 37.87 percent compared to last year to $4,363.

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. imports from No. 1 Mexico decreased $38,101, 16.22 percent, (69.65 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Pakistan increased $61,823, 0 percent, (21.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $2,787, 20.99 percent, (5.68 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India increased $3,161, 0 percent, (1.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy decreased $1,666, 41.54 percent, (0.83 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.16 percent of all these Cotton, carded or combed imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $280,213 of the $282,593 total.

All totaled, 98.6 percent of all these Cotton, carded or combed imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $278,645 of the $282,593 total