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

Imports: Cotton yarn, not sewing thread, retail packed

Cotton yarn, not sewing thread, retail packed, the No. 965 import by value totaled $2.4 million for the month of December, $43.15 million through December 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$12.35 M
2France$9.43 M
3Turkey$5.44 M
4China$4.43 M
5Mexico$3.49 M
6Peru$1.65 M
7India$1.56 M
8Italy$1.36 M
9United Kingdom$682,876
10Japan$537,530
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $43.15 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $13,621,174
2Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $11,526,502
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $5,083,334
4Port Laredo $3,425,039
5Port of Los Angeles $1,267,455
6John F. Kennedy International Airport $967,592
7Port of New York $633,513
8Port of Virginia $631,376
9Port of Seattle, Wash. $597,541
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $591,113

U.S. imports of Cotton yarn, not sewing thread, retail packed increased 5.60 percent through December to $43.15 million

U.S. imports of Cotton yarn, not sewing thread, retail packed increased 5.60 percent from $40.86 million to $43.15 million in 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 965 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 962 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 December 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $12,350,750
2France $9,429,980
3Turkey $5,444,418
4China $4,429,517
5Mexico $3,491,113
6Peru $1,653,646
7India $1,563,326
8Italy $1,361,585
9United Kingdom $682,876
10Japan $537,530

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $3,499,290
2Buffalo $2,542,407
3Atlanta/Savannah $961,978
4Laredo $714,208
5Dallas $524,859
6Detroit $252,061
7Los Angeles $247,687
8Norfolk $238,088
9Chicago $203,569
10Seattle $196,399

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 34.03 percent compared to last year to $13.62 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 15.61 percent compared to last year to $11.53 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 60.77 percent compared to last year to $5.08 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 17.96 percent compared to last year to $3.43 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 6.75 percent compared to last year to $1.27 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 $2.19 million, 15.04 percent, (28.62 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 France increased $2.58 million, 37.76 percent, (21.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Turkey decreased $427,688, 7.28 percent, (12.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China increased $659,678, 17.5 percent, (10.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico increased $487,981, 16.25 percent, (8.09 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 81.46 percent of all these Cotton yarn, not sewing thread, retail packed imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $35.15 million of the $43.15 million total.

All totaled, 80.94 percent of all these Cotton yarn, not sewing thread, retail packed imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $34.92 million of the $43.15 million total