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

Imports: Misc. twine or cable

Misc. twine or cable, the No. 723 import by value totaled $13.97 million for the month of July, $103.89 million through July of 2019, and $210.67 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
1China$71.16 M
2India$5.03 M
3Mexico$3.9 M
4Vietnam$3.46 M
5Bangladesh$3.44 M
6United Kingdom$3.01 M
7Philippines$2.38 M
8Taiwan$1.8 M
9Thailand$1.66 M
10France$1.61 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $103.89 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $29,590,539
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $10,729,443
3Port of Newark $10,049,172
4Port of Long Beach $9,010,392
5Port of Tacoma, Wash. $7,621,370
6Port of Seattle, Wash. $5,352,169
7Port of Virginia $3,812,863
8Port of Charleston $3,239,288
9Port of Oakland, Calif. $2,940,141
10Port of Tampa, Fla. $2,152,527

U.S. imports of Misc. twine or cable decreased 13.10 percent through July to $103.89 million

U.S. imports of Misc. twine or cable decreased 13.10 percent from $119.56 million to $103.89 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 723 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 687 for the last full year with a total value of $210.67 million, a $24.39 million, 13.09 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 India, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Vietnam and No. 5 Bangladesh. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Port of Tacoma, Wash..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 India, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Philippines and No. 5 Malaysia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Port of Tacoma, Wash..

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $71,163,006
2India $5,027,443
3Mexico $3,895,899
4Vietnam $3,460,829
5Bangladesh $3,435,334
6United Kingdom $3,009,244
7Philippines $2,378,527
8Taiwan $1,795,497
9Thailand $1,662,442
10France $1,608,535

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $19,704,082
2New York City $7,149,536
3Atlanta/Savannah $6,335,740
4Seattle $5,803,224
5Chicago $4,832,129
6Phoenix/Nogales $4,118,435
7Norfolk $2,108,769
8New Orleans $2,030,995
9Jacksonville/Tampa $1,999,185
10Charleston $1,655,477

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:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 24.39 percent compared to last year to $29.59 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 11.46 percent compared to last year to $10.73 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 24.91 percent compared to last year to $10.05 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 21.22 percent compared to last year to $9.01 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. rose 36.43 percent compared to last year to $7.62 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 China decreased $14 million, 16.44 percent, (68.5 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 India increased $275,598, 5.8 percent, (4.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico decreased $404,007, 9.4 percent, (3.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Vietnam increased $3.3 million, 1987.64 percent, (3.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Bangladesh increased $953,781, 38.43 percent, (3.31 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 83.72 percent of all these Misc. twine or cable imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $86.98 million of the $103.89 million total.

All totaled, 64.49 percent of all these Misc. twine or cable imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $67 million of the $103.89 million total