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

Imports: Cotton, carded or combed

Cotton, carded or combed, the No. 1188 import by value totaled $181,412 for the month of July, $909,210 through July 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$731,957
2Pakistan$61,823
3Italy$39,221
4Japan$17,718
5United Kingdom$16,097
6Turkey$13,331
7India$7,544
8South Korea$5,533
9Thailand$4,148
10China$3,719
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U.S. imports of Cotton, carded or combed increased 53.32 percent through July to $909,210

U.S. imports of Cotton, carded or combed increased 53.32 percent from $593,022 to $909,210 through the first seven 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 1188 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1201 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 July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Pakistan, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 3 Miami International Airport, No. 4 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Colombia and No. 5 Canada. 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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $731,957
2Pakistan $61,823
3Italy $39,221
4Japan $17,718
5United Kingdom $16,097
6Turkey $13,331
7India $7,544
8South Korea $5,533
9Thailand $4,148
10China $3,719

January – July 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
7Philadelphia $0
8San Francisco $0
9Detroit $0
10Portland, Maine $0

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 50.16 percent compared to last year to $731,957.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. totaled $61,823. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Miami International Airport totaled $34,136. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 15.92 percent compared to last year to $16,097.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. totaled $13,728. The previous year, there were no imports 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. imports from No. 1 Mexico increased $244,519, 50.16 percent, (80.5 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Pakistan increased $61,823, 0 percent, (6.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Italy increased $28,160, 254.59 percent, (4.31 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan increased $135, 0.77 percent, (1.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom increased $6,317, 64.59 percent, (1.77 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 95.34 percent of all these Cotton, carded or combed imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $866,816 of the $909,210 total.

All totaled, 94.34 percent of all these Cotton, carded or combed imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $857,741 of the $909,210 total