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

Imports: Misc. twine or cable

Misc. twine or cable, the No. 718 import by value totaled $12.07 million for the month of March, $43.83 million through March 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$28.92 M
2India$2.85 M
3United Kingdom$1.83 M
4Mexico$1.61 M
5Vietnam$1.17 M
6Bangladesh$1.17 M
7Philippines$1.15 M
8Thailand$880,528
9Taiwan$869,895
10France$586,247
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $43.83 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $11,997,154
2Port of Newark $4,283,887
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $4,171,003
4Port of Long Beach $4,122,218
5Port of Tacoma, Wash. $2,972,188
6Port of Seattle, Wash. $2,417,195
7Port of Virginia $1,554,490
8Port of Charleston $1,506,237
9Port of Tampa, Fla. $1,228,917
10Port of Oakland, Calif. $1,208,017

U.S. imports of Misc. twine or cable decreased 14.06 percent through March to $43.83 million

U.S. imports of Misc. twine or cable decreased 14.06 percent from $51 million to $43.83 million through the first three 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 718 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 682 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 March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 India, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Vietnam. 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 Newark, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Port of Tacoma, Wash..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $28,915,285
2India $2,850,655
3United Kingdom $1,832,602
4Mexico $1,614,255
5Vietnam $1,174,849
6Bangladesh $1,170,099
7Philippines $1,150,610
8Thailand $880,528
9Taiwan $869,895
10France $586,247

January – March 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 three months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 26.53 percent compared to last year to $12 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 24.83 percent compared to last year to $4.28 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 27.3 percent compared to last year to $4.17 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 15.57 percent compared to last year to $4.12 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. rose 47.57 percent compared to last year to $2.97 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 $7.69 million, 21.01 percent, (65.97 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 India increased $970,653, 51.63 percent, (6.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 United Kingdom increased $425,525, 30.24 percent, (4.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico increased $85,184, 5.57 percent, (3.68 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Vietnam increased $1.11 million, 1622.75 percent, (2.68 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 83.01 percent of all these Misc. twine or cable imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $36.39 million of the $43.83 million total.

All totaled, 62.84 percent of all these Misc. twine or cable imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $27.55 million of the $43.83 million total