Total Trade: $6.53 million
|1||Port of Los Angeles||$2,338,571|
|2||Port of Newark||$1,566,593|
|3||Port of Charleston||$576,533|
|4||El Paso Border Crossing, Texas||$367,156|
|5||Port of Long Beach||$258,316|
|6||Port of Savannah, Ga.||$184,309|
|7||Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y.||$159,938|
|8||Norton Border Crossing, Vt.||$144,746|
|9||Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico||$142,392|
U.S. imports of Sewing thread decreased 22.79 percent through August to $6.53 million
U.S. imports of Sewing thread decreased 22.79 percent from $8.46 million to $6.53 million through the first eight 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 1110 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1093 for the last full year with a total value of $12.58 million, a $1.93 million, 18.10 percent increase from the 2017 total.
Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Turkey, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.
In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 India and No. 5 Taiwan. 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 Charleston and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.
January – August 2019
|2||New York City||$744,538|
|6||St. Albans, Vt.||$65,686|
Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first eight months of the year were:
Highlights for the top five ports:
- Port of Los Angeles fell 36.22 percent compared to last year to $2.34 million.
- Port of Newark rose 15.26 percent compared to last year to $1.57 million.
- Port of Charleston rose 29 percent compared to last year to $576,533.
- El Paso Border Crossing, Texas fell 15.18 percent compared to last year to $367,156.
- Port of Long Beach fell 50.19 percent compared to last year to $258,316.
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 $2.68 million, 39.98 percent, (61.67 percent of all shipments).
- U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $195,437, 65.05 percent, (7.59 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 3 Turkey increased $335,798, 307.14 percent, (6.82 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico decreased $55,407, 11.75 percent, (6.37 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 5 India increased $48,414, 18.6 percent, (4.73 percent of all shipments).
All totaled, 87.18 percent of all these Sewing thread imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $5.69 million of the $6.53 million total.
All totaled, 78.21 percent of all these Sewing thread imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $5.11 million of the $6.53 million total