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

Imports: Cotton yarn, not sewing thread, retail packed

Cotton yarn, not sewing thread, retail packed, the No. 975 import by value totaled $3.53 million for the month of July, $22.14 million through July 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$6.56 M
2France$4.2 M
3China$2.44 M
4Turkey$2.14 M
5Mexico$2.07 M
6Italy$1.29 M
7Peru$1.14 M
8India$872,109
9The Netherlands$203,114
10United Kingdom$182,183
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $22.14 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $5,923,990
2Port of Newark $5,628,666
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $2,253,983
4Port Laredo $2,023,637
5John F. Kennedy International Airport $1,006,850
6Port of Virginia $915,186
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $606,976
8Port of Los Angeles $548,990
9Port of New York $361,767
10Port of Seattle, Wash. $292,359

U.S. imports of Cotton yarn, not sewing thread, retail packed decreased 15.22 percent through July to $22.14 million

U.S. imports of Cotton yarn, not sewing thread, retail packed decreased 15.22 percent from $26.11 million to $22.14 million 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 975 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 956 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 July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 France, No. 3 China, No. 4 Turkey 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 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

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 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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $6,561,093
2France $4,196,460
3China $2,436,830
4Turkey $2,140,874
5Mexico $2,069,768
6Italy $1,285,277
7Peru $1,139,357
8India $872,109
9The Netherlands $203,114
10United Kingdom $182,183

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 15.97 percent compared to last year to $5.92 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 31.7 percent compared to last year to $5.63 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 24.13 percent compared to last year to $2.25 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 0.76 percent compared to last year to $2.02 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 56.32 percent compared to last year to $1.01 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 $984,745, 13.05 percent, (29.64 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 France decreased $1.66 million, 28.3 percent, (18.96 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China increased $36,198, 1.51 percent, (11.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Turkey decreased $1.13 million, 34.57 percent, (9.67 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico increased $17,115, 0.83 percent, (9.35 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 78.63 percent of all these Cotton yarn, not sewing thread, retail packed imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $17.41 million of the $22.14 million total.

All totaled, 76.06 percent of all these Cotton yarn, not sewing thread, retail packed imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $16.84 million of the $22.14 million total