Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Imports: Misc. twine or cable

Misc. twine or cable, the No. 711 import by value totaled $12.06 million for the month of February, $27.5 million through February of 2020, and $176.01 million for all of 2019, 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$15.61 M
2Vietnam$2.24 M
3Philippines$1.44 M
4India$1.28 M
5Bangladesh$1.27 M
6Taiwan$1.02 M
7Mexico$988,594
8United Kingdom$684,436
9Malaysia$642,260
10Indonesia$538,385
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $27.5 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $9,755,713
2Port of Newark $2,788,445
3Port of Seattle, Wash. $2,176,607
4Port of Long Beach $1,846,869
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $1,380,989
6Port of Tacoma, Wash. $1,328,974
7Port of Virginia $958,549
8Chicago O’Hare International Airport $880,162
9Port of Houston $718,359
10Port of Charleston $666,562

U.S. imports of Misc. twine or cable decreased 13.44 percent through February to $27.5 million

U.S. imports of Misc. twine or cable decreased 13.44 percent from $31.77 million to $27.5 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 711 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 697 for the last full year with a total value of $176.01 million, a $34.66 million, 16.45 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

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

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

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $15,605,180
2Vietnam $2,242,230
3Philippines $1,437,017
4India $1,275,495
5Bangladesh $1,272,397
6Taiwan $1,021,229
7Mexico $988,594
8United Kingdom $684,436
9Malaysia $642,260
10Indonesia $538,385

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $3,853,124
2Seattle $1,504,975
3New York City $1,120,959
4New Orleans $911,250
5Atlanta/Savannah $806,799
6Chicago $543,874
7Phoenix/Nogales $474,451
8Great Falls, Mont. $395,025
9Charleston $383,744
10Dallas $369,596

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 rose 8.16 percent compared to last year to $9.76 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 19.01 percent compared to last year to $2.79 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 50.28 percent compared to last year to $2.18 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 43.24 percent compared to last year to $1.85 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 53.79 percent compared to last year to $1.38 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 $6.27 million, 28.66 percent, (56.76 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Vietnam increased $1.5 million, 203.26 percent, (8.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Philippines increased $514,687, 55.8 percent, (5.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India decreased $708,159, 35.7 percent, (4.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Bangladesh increased $416,263, 48.62 percent, (4.63 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 79.4 percent of all these Misc. twine or cable imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $21.83 million of the $27.5 million total.

All totaled, 65.28 percent of all these Misc. twine or cable imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $17.95 million of the $27.5 million total