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

Imports: Misc. twine or cable

Misc. twine or cable, the No. 691 import by value totaled $18.28 million for the month of December, $210.67 million through December of 2018, and $186.28 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
1China$154.43 M
2India$7.86 M
3Mexico$7.36 M
4Philippines$5.95 M
5Malaysia$4.74 M
6United Kingdom$4.22 M
7Bangladesh$3.98 M
8Taiwan$3.07 M
9Thailand$2.52 M
10Germany$2.28 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $210.67 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $68,854,224
2Port of Newark $23,719,249
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $19,111,476
4Port of Long Beach $18,434,111
5Port of Tacoma, Wash. $11,776,817
6Port of Seattle, Wash. $8,863,468
7Port of Virginia $6,541,806
8Chicago O’Hare International Airport $5,728,543
9Port of Charleston $5,352,751
10Port of Oakland, Calif. $4,408,528

U.S. imports of Misc. twine or cable increased 13.09 percent through December to $210.67 million

U.S. imports of Misc. twine or cable increased 13.09 percent from $186.28 million to $210.67 million in 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 691 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 693 for the last full year with a total value of $186.28 million, a $2.6 million, 1.42 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading 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..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 India, No. 3 Philippines, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 United Kingdom. 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..

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $154,427,539
2India $7,860,077
3Mexico $7,360,833
4Philippines $5,950,486
5Malaysia $4,739,077
6United Kingdom $4,220,011
7Bangladesh $3,980,257
8Taiwan $3,068,357
9Thailand $2,516,407
10Germany $2,277,343

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $14,915,746
2New York City $5,534,779
3Atlanta/Savannah $5,408,460
4Seattle $3,813,869
5Chicago $3,776,442
6Phoenix/Nogales $3,720,115
7Jacksonville/Tampa $1,598,128
8Norfolk $1,574,728
9New Orleans $1,431,967
10San Francisco $1,244,031

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 27.55 percent compared to last year to $68.85 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 17.11 percent compared to last year to $23.72 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 11.58 percent compared to last year to $19.11 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 12.62 percent compared to last year to $18.43 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. rose 8.23 percent compared to last year to $11.78 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 increased $15.73 million, 11.34 percent, (73.3 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 India increased $617,071, 8.52 percent, (3.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $990,462, 15.55 percent, (3.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Philippines decreased $633,446, 9.62 percent, (2.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Malaysia increased $1.56 million, 48.9 percent, (2.25 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 85.6 percent of all these Misc. twine or cable imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $180.34 million of the $210.67 million total.

All totaled, 67.35 percent of all these Misc. twine or cable imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $141.9 million of the $210.67 million total