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

Imports: Cotton yarn

Cotton yarn, the No. 864 import by value totaled $8.43 million for the month of October, $73.11 million through October of 2018, and $72.27 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
1South Korea$24.64 M
2Mexico$14.62 M
3India$14.54 M
4Pakistan$11.42 M
5China$1.24 M
6Egypt$1.17 M
7Italy$794,350
8Indonesia$649,935
9El Salvador$592,336
10Turkey$469,587
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $73.11 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $25,676,451
2Port of Charleston $17,694,103
3Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $8,895,841
4Port of Long Beach $5,862,060
5Port Laredo $5,573,094
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $3,415,053
7Port of Newark $2,546,387
8Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $348,424
9Port of New Orleans $324,499
10Port of Virginia $302,624

U.S. imports of Cotton yarn increased 20.75 percent through October to $73.11 million

U.S. imports of Cotton yarn increased 20.75 percent from $60.55 million to $73.11 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 864 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 877 for the last full year with a total value of $72.27 million, a $2.61 million, 3.49 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 South Korea, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 India, No. 4 Pakistan and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz., No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Port Laredo.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 South Korea, No. 2 India, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Pakistan and No. 5 Egypt. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz., No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1South Korea $24,637,359
2Mexico $14,624,203
3India $14,535,810
4Pakistan $11,417,667
5China $1,242,280
6Egypt $1,174,610
7Italy $794,350
8Indonesia $649,935
9El Salvador $592,336
10Turkey $469,587

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $6,500,292
2Charleston $3,869,841
3Phoenix/Nogales $1,791,309
4New York City $646,308
5Laredo $638,352
6Atlanta/Savannah $569,656
7Ogdensburg, N.Y. $84,442
8Chicago $79,199
9Cleveland $57,585
10Great Falls, Mont. $39,637

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 Los Angeles rose 22.1 percent compared to last year to $25.68 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 3.54 percent compared to last year to $17.69 million.
  • Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. rose 24.92 percent compared to last year to $8.9 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 131.33 percent compared to last year to $5.86 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 20.98 percent compared to last year to $5.57 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 South Korea increased $5.07 million, 25.93 percent, (33.7 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $2.89 million, 24.58 percent, (20 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 India increased $2.22 million, 18.02 percent, (19.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Pakistan increased $3.43 million, 42.92 percent, (15.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China increased $60,756, 5.14 percent, (1.7 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 90.9 percent of all these Cotton yarn imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $66.46 million of the $73.11 million total.

All totaled, 87.13 percent of all these Cotton yarn imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $63.7 million of the $73.11 million total