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

Imports: Misc. twine or cable

Misc. twine or cable, the No. 687 import by value totaled $21.97 million for the month of October, $175.71 million through October 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$128.09 M
2India$6.43 M
3Mexico$6.04 M
4Philippines$5.21 M
5Malaysia$4.07 M
6United Kingdom$3.41 M
7Bangladesh$3.37 M
8Taiwan$2.52 M
9Thailand$2.34 M
10Germany$1.94 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $175.71 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $57,174,348
2Port of Newark $19,894,709
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $17,134,131
4Port of Long Beach $16,099,595
5Port of Tacoma, Wash. $8,761,725
6Port of Seattle, Wash. $6,937,894
7Port of Virginia $5,266,468
8Chicago O’Hare International Airport $4,673,538
9Port of Charleston $4,445,425
10Port of Houston $3,743,660

U.S. imports of Misc. twine or cable increased 14.07 percent through October to $175.71 million

U.S. imports of Misc. twine or cable increased 14.07 percent from $154.04 million to $175.71 million through the first 10 months of 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 687 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 694 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 October 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 Mexico, No. 4 Philippines 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 – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $128,090,200
2India $6,426,321
3Mexico $6,039,146
4Philippines $5,210,934
5Malaysia $4,068,262
6United Kingdom $3,407,771
7Bangladesh $3,367,082
8Taiwan $2,518,509
9Thailand $2,335,932
10Germany $1,939,095

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $9,880,353
2Atlanta/Savannah $4,222,529
3New York City $3,671,362
4Phoenix/Nogales $2,937,976
5Chicago $2,555,649
6Seattle $1,689,923
7Jacksonville/Tampa $1,116,049
8Dallas $966,390
9Norfolk $928,429
10San Francisco $864,565

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 36.5 percent compared to last year to $57.17 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 19.91 percent compared to last year to $19.89 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 8.98 percent compared to last year to $17.13 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 14.52 percent compared to last year to $16.1 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. fell 6.51 percent compared to last year to $8.76 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 $12.74 million, 11.04 percent, (72.9 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 India increased $348,882, 5.74 percent, (3.66 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $278,055, 4.83 percent, (3.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Philippines increased $541,107, 11.59 percent, (2.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Malaysia increased $1.29 million, 46.28 percent, (2.32 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 85.27 percent of all these Misc. twine or cable imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $149.83 million of the $175.71 million total.

All totaled, 67.76 percent of all these Misc. twine or cable imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $119.06 million of the $175.71 million total