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

Imports: Metal yarn

Metal yarn, the No. 1121 import by value totaled $926,027 for the month of August, $5.97 million through August 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$2.13 M
2Japan$845,116
3Mexico$787,679
4China$555,380
5Turkey$338,938
6Taiwan$287,406
7Germany$269,886
8Thailand$236,942
9France$231,049
10Hungary$76,195
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $5.97 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New Orleans $1,845,328
2Port of Newark $775,934
3Port Laredo $739,501
4Port of Los Angeles $540,143
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $320,435
6Chicago O’Hare International Airport $272,115
7John F. Kennedy International Airport $217,979
8Port of Long Beach $200,065
9Port of Virginia $136,135
10Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $80,712

U.S. imports of Metal yarn decreased 1.94 percent through August to $5.97 million

U.S. imports of Metal yarn decreased 1.94 percent from $6.08 million to $5.97 million through the first eight 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 1121 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1120 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 August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 China and No. 5 Turkey. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Turkey, No. 4 Taiwan 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 – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1United Kingdom $2,125,411
2Japan $845,116
3Mexico $787,679
4China $555,380
5Turkey $338,938
6Taiwan $287,406
7Germany $269,886
8Thailand $236,942
9France $231,049
10Hungary $76,195

January – August 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 eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New Orleans rose 6655.48 percent compared to last year to $1.85 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 18.63 percent compared to last year to $775,934.
  • Port Laredo rose 2538.06 percent compared to last year to $739,501.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 5.75 percent compared to last year to $540,143.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 3.95 percent compared to last year to $320,435.

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 $231,090, 9.81 percent, (35.63 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan decreased $230,717, 21.45 percent, (14.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $746,269, 1802.15 percent, (13.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China increased $278,349, 100.48 percent, (9.31 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Turkey decreased $703,151, 67.48 percent, (5.68 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 77.99 percent of all these Metal yarn imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $4.65 million of the $5.97 million total.

All totaled, 70.76 percent of all these Metal yarn imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $4.22 million of the $5.97 million total