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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through October 2018.

Imports: Cotton yarn, not sewing thread, retail packed

Cotton yarn, not sewing thread, retail packed, the No. 957 import by value totaled $4.57 million for the month of October, $37.69 million through October of 2018, and $40.86 million for all of 2017, 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$10.29 M
2France$8.88 M
3Turkey$4.76 M
4China$3.67 M
5Mexico$2.93 M
6India$1.51 M
7Peru$1.45 M
8Italy$1.13 M
9United Kingdom$633,411
10Japan$458,961
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $37.69 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $12,451,853
2Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $9,596,249
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $4,466,726
4Port Laredo $2,876,076
5Port of Los Angeles $1,050,070
6John F. Kennedy International Airport $926,200
7Port of New York $573,282
8Port of Virginia $536,018
9Port of Seattle, Wash. $497,809
10Port of Long Beach $496,167

U.S. imports of Cotton yarn, not sewing thread, retail packed increased 9.86 percent through October to $37.69 million

U.S. imports of Cotton yarn, not sewing thread, retail packed increased 9.86 percent from $34.31 million to $37.69 million through the first 10 months of 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 957 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 959 for the last full year with a total value of $40.86 million, a $347,180, 0.84 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 France, 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.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 France, No. 3 Turkey, No. 4 China 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 Everglades, Fla..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $10,288,361
2France $8,881,765
3Turkey $4,762,419
4China $3,670,641
5Mexico $2,928,048
6India $1,507,938
7Peru $1,449,747
8Italy $1,131,134
9United Kingdom $633,411
10Japan $458,961

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $2,946,574
2Buffalo $1,746,482
3Atlanta/Savannah $845,352
4Laredo $477,659
5Dallas $311,609
6Los Angeles $214,510
7Norfolk $207,152
8Detroit $191,885
9Portland/Columbia-Snake River $156,435
10Chicago $136,751

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 38.94 percent compared to last year to $12.45 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 14.16 percent compared to last year to $9.6 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 77.2 percent compared to last year to $4.47 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 12.82 percent compared to last year to $2.88 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 3.78 percent compared to last year to $1.05 million.

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 $1.59 million, 13.38 percent, (27.3 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 France increased $3.04 million, 52.04 percent, (23.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Turkey decreased $407,252, 7.88 percent, (12.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China increased $719,856, 24.4 percent, (9.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico increased $297,351, 11.3 percent, (7.77 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 81.01 percent of all these Cotton yarn, not sewing thread, retail packed imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $30.53 million of the $37.69 million total.

All totaled, 80.77 percent of all these Cotton yarn, not sewing thread, retail packed imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $30.44 million of the $37.69 million total