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

Imports: Plastic monofilaments

Plastic monofilaments, the No. 478 import by value totaled $45.71 million for the month of October, $441.36 million through October of 2018, and $501.74 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
1Canada$270.56 M
2China$52.35 M
3Israel$19.68 M
4Mexico$18.52 M
5Germany$17.71 M
6Ireland$8.83 M
7India$7.61 M
8Italy$6.22 M
9United Kingdom$6.07 M
10Belgium$5.27 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $441.36 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $92,056,145
2Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $71,199,722
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $44,673,450
4Port of Newark $31,787,926
5Port of Los Angeles $26,312,869
6Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $13,418,008
7Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $12,103,715
8Port of Philadelphia $10,683,923
9Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $9,568,725
10Santa Teresa Border Crossing, N.M. $9,562,371

U.S. imports of Plastic monofilaments increased 4.97 percent through October to $441.36 million

U.S. imports of Plastic monofilaments increased 4.97 percent from $420.46 million to $441.36 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 478 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 471 for the last full year with a total value of $501.74 million, a $95.59 million, 23.54 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading 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.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Israel. 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 – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $270,558,794
2China $52,349,027
3Israel $19,681,614
4Mexico $18,523,363
5Germany $17,706,148
6Ireland $8,829,656
7India $7,610,752
8Italy $6,220,366
9United Kingdom $6,073,531
10Belgium $5,268,918

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $24,605,053
2Buffalo $12,454,269
3Los Angeles $4,821,856
4Minneapolis $4,760,554
5Ogdensburg, N.Y. $4,380,455
6El Paso $2,950,967
7Philadelphia $2,805,870
8New York City $2,037,274
9Atlanta/Savannah $1,988,352
10Seattle $1,799,185

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:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 23.07 percent compared to last year to $92.06 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 3.89 percent compared to last year to $71.2 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 18.76 percent compared to last year to $44.67 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 9.88 percent compared to last year to $31.79 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 48.25 percent compared to last year to $26.31 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 $15.32 million, 6 percent, (61.3 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $3.8 million, 7.83 percent, (11.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Israel increased $4.05 million, 25.94 percent, (4.46 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico decreased $1.26 million, 6.36 percent, (4.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $760,607, 4.49 percent, (4.01 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 85.83 percent of all these Plastic monofilaments imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $378.82 million of the $441.36 million total.

All totaled, 60.28 percent of all these Plastic monofilaments imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $266.03 million of the $441.36 million total