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

Imports: Plastic monofilaments

Plastic monofilaments, the No. 485 import by value totaled $40.63 million for the month of February, $81.02 million through February of 2019, and $524.34 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
1Canada$47 M
2China$8.1 M
3Mexico$4.3 M
4Israel$2.9 M
5Germany$2.86 M
6India$2.73 M
7Ireland$1.89 M
8Belgium$1.59 M
9Japan$1.49 M
10Italy$1.31 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $81.02 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $18,176,538
2Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $11,915,209
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $6,805,924
4Port of Newark $5,494,268
5Port of Los Angeles $4,785,363
6Port of Charleston $2,776,885
7Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $2,429,936
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $2,177,512
9Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $2,173,336
10Port of Philadelphia $2,084,175

U.S. imports of Plastic monofilaments increased 1.34 percent through February to $81.02 million

U.S. imports of Plastic monofilaments increased 1.34 percent from $79.95 million to $81.02 million through the first two 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 485 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 483 for the last full year with a total value of $524.34 million, a $22.59 million, 4.50 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Israel and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Israel, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $47,003,818
2China $8,097,760
3Mexico $4,297,477
4Israel $2,903,703
5Germany $2,862,959
6India $2,728,136
7Ireland $1,886,431
8Belgium $1,592,855
9Japan $1,491,412
10Italy $1,307,916

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $50,565,213
2Buffalo $25,431,528
3Los Angeles $10,186,183
4Ogdensburg, N.Y. $8,779,591
5Minneapolis $8,527,428
6Philadelphia $6,153,432
7El Paso $5,313,162
8Atlanta/Savannah $4,861,359
9New York City $4,545,571
10Seattle $3,668,294

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:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 8.29 percent compared to last year to $18.18 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 3.26 percent compared to last year to $11.92 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 9.51 percent compared to last year to $6.81 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 27.18 percent compared to last year to $5.49 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 4.33 percent compared to last year to $4.79 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 Canada increased $669,679, 1.45 percent, (58.01 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $2.63 million, 24.48 percent, (9.99 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico decreased $48,559, 1.12 percent, (5.3 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Israel decreased $1.77 million, 37.83 percent, (3.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany decreased $352,453, 10.96 percent, (3.53 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 80.43 percent of all these Plastic monofilaments imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $65.17 million of the $81.02 million total.

All totaled, 58.23 percent of all these Plastic monofilaments imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $47.18 million of the $81.02 million total