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

Imports: Metal yarn

Metal yarn, the No. 1107 import by value totaled $570,959 for the month of February, $1.5 million through February of 2019, and $9.63 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
1United Kingdom$503,343
2Japan$303,378
3China$169,101
4Turkey$167,642
5Mexico$125,273
6France$95,247
7Germany$46,449
8Italy$41,763
9Taiwan$40,217
10Hungary$5,048
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.5 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New Orleans $501,217
2Port of Newark $302,410
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $92,051
4Port of Virginia $86,883
5Port Laredo $85,931
6Port of Los Angeles $72,252
7John F. Kennedy International Airport $48,442
8Chicago O’Hare International Airport $39,605
9Honolulu International Airport, Hawaii $37,382
10Detroit Metropolitan Airport $33,259

U.S. imports of Metal yarn decreased 1.22 percent through February to $1.5 million

U.S. imports of Metal yarn decreased 1.22 percent from $1.52 million to $1.5 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 1107 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1105 for the last full year with a total value of $9.63 million, a $795,521, 9.00 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 China, No. 4 Turkey and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port Laredo.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 Turkey, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Charleston, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1United Kingdom $503,343
2Japan $303,378
3China $169,101
4Turkey $167,642
5Mexico $125,273
6France $95,247
7Germany $46,449
8Italy $41,763
9Taiwan $40,217
10Hungary $5,048

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New Orleans $740,559
2Norfolk $406,983
3New York City $333,259
4Dallas $242,355
5Los Angeles $204,817
6Atlanta/Savannah $194,003
7Wilmington $167,008
8Boston $156,178
9Chicago $144,221
10Laredo $118,651

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 New Orleans rose 58936 percent compared to last year to $501,217.
  • Port of Newark rose 44.92 percent compared to last year to $302,410.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 779.61 percent compared to last year to $92,051.
  • Port of Virginia fell 71.15 percent compared to last year to $86,883.
  • Port Laredo rose 8740.64 percent compared to last year to $85,931.

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 United Kingdom decreased $51,060, 9.21 percent, (33.51 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan decreased $29,144, 8.76 percent, (20.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China increased $157,120, 1311.41 percent, (11.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Turkey decreased $232,062, 58.06 percent, (11.16 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico increased $124,301, 12788 percent, (8.34 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 84.46 percent of all these Metal yarn imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $1.27 million of the $1.5 million total.

All totaled, 71.13 percent of all these Metal yarn imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $1.07 million of the $1.5 million total