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

Imports: Cotton yarn, not sewing thread, retail packed

Cotton yarn, not sewing thread, retail packed, the No. 967 import by value totaled $3.41 million for the month of March, $9.37 million through March of 2019, and $43.15 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
1Canada$3.13 M
2Turkey$1.2 M
3China$1.02 M
4France$865,131
5Mexico$807,702
6Italy$770,144
7India$444,881
8Peru$420,903
9The Netherlands$152,807
10United Kingdom$118,694
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $9.37 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $2,774,966
2Port of Newark $1,735,702
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $1,224,934
4Port Laredo $797,275
5Port of Virginia $655,422
6John F. Kennedy International Airport $399,946
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $357,954
8Port of New York $142,899
9Port of Houston $138,321
10Port of Boston $134,953

U.S. imports of Cotton yarn, not sewing thread, retail packed decreased 25.14 percent through March to $9.37 million

U.S. imports of Cotton yarn, not sewing thread, retail packed decreased 25.14 percent from $12.52 million to $9.37 million 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 967 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 930 for the last full year with a total value of $43.15 million, a $2.29 million, 5.60 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Turkey, No. 3 China, No. 4 France and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 France, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Turkey, No. 4 China and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $3,125,535
2Turkey $1,198,402
3China $1,019,724
4France $865,131
5Mexico $807,702
6Italy $770,144
7India $444,881
8Peru $420,903
9The Netherlands $152,807
10United Kingdom $118,694

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $4,010,909
2Buffalo $3,676,735
3Atlanta/Savannah $1,081,130
4Laredo $1,026,622
5Dallas $785,365
6Los Angeles $399,864
7Seattle $365,470
8Detroit $332,050
9Norfolk $302,510
10Chicago $230,092

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:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 6.67 percent compared to last year to $2.77 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 61.46 percent compared to last year to $1.74 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 3.72 percent compared to last year to $1.22 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 4.99 percent compared to last year to $797,275.
  • Port of Virginia rose 109.88 percent compared to last year to $655,422.

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 Canada decreased $77,520, 2.42 percent, (33.35 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Turkey decreased $350,800, 22.64 percent, (12.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $201,647, 16.51 percent, (10.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 France decreased $2.57 million, 74.82 percent, (9.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico increased $29,301, 3.76 percent, (8.62 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 74.87 percent of all these Cotton yarn, not sewing thread, retail packed imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $7.02 million of the $9.37 million total.

All totaled, 76.7 percent of all these Cotton yarn, not sewing thread, retail packed imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $7.19 million of the $9.37 million total