Total Trade: $1.68 million
|1||Port of Los Angeles||$632,608|
|2||Port of Newark||$433,147|
|3||Port of Charleston||$103,543|
|4||El Paso Border Crossing, Texas||$74,664|
|6||Port of Long Beach||$53,662|
|7||Port of Savannah, Ga.||$53,651|
|8||Norton Border Crossing, Vt.||$50,725|
|9||Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y.||$43,946|
|10||Port of Baltimore, Md.||$21,440|
U.S. imports of Sewing thread increased 7.26 percent through February to $1.68 million
U.S. imports of Sewing thread increased 7.26 percent from $1.57 million to $1.68 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 1102 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1104 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 February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Turkey, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Hungary. 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 Miami.
In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 Germany. 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 – February 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 two months of the year were:
Highlights for the top five ports:
- Port of Los Angeles fell 17.47 percent compared to last year to $632,608.
- Port of Newark rose 129.69 percent compared to last year to $433,147.
- Port of Charleston rose 32.9 percent compared to last year to $103,543.
- El Paso Border Crossing, Texas fell 20.96 percent compared to last year to $74,664.
- Port Miami rose 56.69 percent compared to last year to $53,853.
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 $285,504, 21.86 percent, (60.76 percent of all shipments).
- U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $91,399, 155.44 percent, (8.94 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 3 Turkey increased $141,548, 7717.99 percent, (8.54 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico decreased $18,515, 16.94 percent, (5.41 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 5 Hungary increased $49,559, 0 percent, (2.95 percent of all shipments).
All totaled, 86.6 percent of all these Sewing thread imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $1.45 million of the $1.68 million total.
All totaled, 77.28 percent of all these Sewing thread imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $1.3 million of the $1.68 million total