Total Trade: $10.15 million
|1||Port of Los Angeles||$4,170,724|
|2||Port of Newark||$1,777,286|
|3||Port of Savannah, Ga.||$955,794|
|4||Port of Charleston||$692,054|
|5||Port of Long Beach||$614,498|
|6||El Paso Border Crossing, Texas||$528,566|
|8||Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y.||$181,189|
|9||Norton Border Crossing, Vt.||$121,864|
|10||Port of Houston||$114,748|
U.S. imports of Sewing thread increased 14.84 percent through October to $10.15 million
U.S. imports of Sewing thread increased 14.84 percent from $8.83 million to $10.15 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 1095 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1101 for the last full year with a total value of $10.66 million, a $385,432, 3.75 percent increase from the 2016 total.
Through October of this year the leading 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.
In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Thailand, No. 4 Hungary and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..
January – October 2018
|2||New York City||$177,761|
|7||St. Albans, Vt.||$28,104|
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:
- Port of Los Angeles rose 27.83 percent compared to last year to $4.17 million.
- Port of Newark rose 0.77 percent compared to last year to $1.78 million.
- Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 51.22 percent compared to last year to $955,794.
- Port of Charleston rose 42.9 percent compared to last year to $692,054.
- Port of Long Beach fell 14.06 percent compared to last year to $614,498.
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 increased $1.35 million, 20.83 percent, (77.16 percent of all shipments).
- U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $224,523, 27.8 percent, (5.75 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada increased $225,050, 138.01 percent, (3.83 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 4 India increased $317,862, 463.19 percent, (3.81 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 5 Taiwan increased $67,900, 50.91 percent, (1.98 percent of all shipments).
All totaled, 92.53 percent of all these Sewing thread imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $9.39 million of the $10.15 million total.
All totaled, 80.92 percent of all these Sewing thread imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $8.21 million of the $10.15 million total