Total Trade: $12.52 million
|1||Port of Los Angeles||$3,607,910|
|2||Port of Charleston||$3,379,481|
|3||Port of Savannah, Ga.||$1,643,157|
|4||Port of Long Beach||$1,197,486|
|5||Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz.||$1,161,447|
|6||Port of Newark||$583,159|
|8||Port of New Orleans||$111,160|
|10||Pharr International Bridge in Texas||$69,098|
U.S. imports of Cotton yarn decreased 12.99 percent through February to $12.52 million
U.S. imports of Cotton yarn decreased 12.99 percent from $14.39 million to $12.52 million through the first two 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 869 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 845 for the last full year with a total value of $86.25 million, a $13.98 million, 19.34 percent increase from the 2017 total.
Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Pakistan, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 India, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 El Salvador. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz..
In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 South Korea, No. 2 Pakistan, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 India and No. 5 Italy. 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 Long Beach.
January – February 2019
|6||New York City||$904,281|
|10||Great Falls, Mont.||$39,637|
Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first two months of the year were:
Highlights for the top five ports:
- Port of Los Angeles fell 34.33 percent compared to last year to $3.61 million.
- Port of Charleston fell 12.67 percent compared to last year to $3.38 million.
- Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 288.36 percent compared to last year to $1.64 million.
- Port of Long Beach rose 21.42 percent compared to last year to $1.2 million.
- Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. fell 35.16 percent compared to last year to $1.16 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 Pakistan increased $1.06 million, 39.65 percent, (29.93 percent of all shipments).
- U.S. imports from No. 2 South Korea decreased $1.89 million, 34.99 percent, (28.02 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 3 India increased $171,507, 7.09 percent, (20.71 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico decreased $826,218, 33.93 percent, (12.86 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 5 El Salvador increased $114,681, 244.36 percent, (1.29 percent of all shipments).
All totaled, 92.81 percent of all these Cotton yarn imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $11.62 million of the $12.52 million total.
All totaled, 87.8 percent of all these Cotton yarn imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $10.99 million of the $12.52 million total