Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through June 2020.

Imports: Sewing thread

Sewing thread, the No. 1116 import by value totaled $1 million for the month of June, $3.82 million through June of 2020, and $9.57 million for all of 2019, 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$2.03 M
2Canada$297,462
3Mexico$279,002
4India$220,856
5Turkey$192,255
6Vietnam$153,315
7Israel$137,711
8Thailand$84,230
9Germany$77,171
10Cambodia$75,821
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U.S. imports of Sewing thread decreased 19.67 percent through June to $3.82 million

U.S. imports of Sewing thread decreased 19.67 percent from $4.76 million to $3.82 million through the first six months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 1116 through June among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1115 for the last full year with a total value of $9.57 million, a $3.02 million, 23.98 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through June of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 India and No. 5 Turkey. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Turkey 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 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas.

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first six months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 27.92 percent compared to last year to $1.24 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 39.87 percent compared to last year to $639,884.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 127.69 percent compared to last year to $406,552.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 108.99 percent compared to last year to $286,775.
  • Port of Charleston fell 41.97 percent compared to last year to $252,879.

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 $889,699, 30.51 percent, (53.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $59,445, 16.66 percent, (7.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico decreased $32,048, 10.3 percent, (7.3 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India increased $8,509, 4.01 percent, (5.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Turkey decreased $114,818, 37.39 percent, (5.03 percent market share).

All totaled, 78.96 percent of all these Sewing thread imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through June of this year. That is equal to $3.02 million of the $3.82 million total.

All totaled, 74.09 percent of all these Sewing thread imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through June of this year. That is equal to $2.83 million of the $3.82 million total