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

Imports: Needles, bodkins, pins

Needles, bodkins, pins, the No. 971 import by value totaled $3.46 million for the month of July, $22.81 million through July of 2019, and $42.25 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$12.23 M
2Malaysia$1.91 M
3Japan$1.91 M
4Taiwan$1.89 M
5United Kingdom$1.66 M
6Czech Republic$838,271
7India$354,577
8Germany$329,118
9South Korea$239,614
10Canada$232,023
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $22.81 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $6,708,830
2Port of Long Beach $2,604,126
3Port of Charleston $2,473,157
4Port of Newark $2,161,939
5Port of New Orleans $1,977,977
6Port Miami $647,906
7John F. Kennedy International Airport $628,848
8Chicago O’Hare International Airport $624,418
9Anchorage International Airport, Alaska $586,882
10Port of Tacoma, Wash. $454,949

U.S. imports of Needles, bodkins, pins decreased 3.53 percent through July to $22.81 million

U.S. imports of Needles, bodkins, pins decreased 3.53 percent from $23.65 million to $22.81 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 971 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 972 for the last full year with a total value of $42.25 million, a $722,152, 1.74 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Malaysia, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Malaysia, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $12,232,846
2Malaysia $1,911,293
3Japan $1,905,349
4Taiwan $1,890,289
5United Kingdom $1,658,497
6Czech Republic $838,271
7India $354,577
8Germany $329,118
9South Korea $239,614
10Canada $232,023

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $3,553,472
2Detroit $1,653,597
3Charleston $1,369,132
4New York City $1,300,527
5New Orleans $1,120,512
6Chicago $913,003
7Cleveland $857,623
8Dallas $498,405
9Atlanta/Savannah $471,460
10Miami $338,287

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 rose 19.62 percent compared to last year to $6.71 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 10.15 percent compared to last year to $2.6 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 15.49 percent compared to last year to $2.47 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 11.76 percent compared to last year to $2.16 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 1.1 percent compared to last year to $1.98 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 $208,151, 1.73 percent, (53.62 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Malaysia decreased $291,706, 13.24 percent, (8.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $64,166, 3.49 percent, (8.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Taiwan decreased $304,810, 13.89 percent, (8.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom increased $196,047, 13.41 percent, (7.27 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 85.9 percent of all these Needles, bodkins, pins imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $19.6 million of the $22.81 million total.

All totaled, 69.81 percent of all these Needles, bodkins, pins imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $15.93 million of the $22.81 million total