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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through March 2019.

Imports: Twine, rope, cables

Twine, rope, cables, the No. 557 import by value totaled $28.49 million for the month of March, $85.72 million through March of 2019, and $321.71 million for all of 2018, 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$17.14 M
2Portugal$11.58 M
3Brazil$10.5 M
4Mexico$8.58 M
5Vietnam$4.47 M
6Canada$3.71 M
7India$3.47 M
8Philippines$2.58 M
9United Kingdom$2.18 M
10Israel$1.85 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $85.72 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $10,995,688
2Port of Los Angeles $7,649,078
3Port of Houston $6,049,402
4Port of Seattle, Wash. $5,696,575
5Port of Baltimore, Md. $5,576,381
6Port of Virginia $4,886,525
7Port of Oakland, Calif. $4,686,804
8Port of New Orleans $4,168,061
9El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $3,823,067
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $2,814,086

U.S. imports of Twine, rope, cables decreased 3.50 percent through March to $85.72 million

U.S. imports of Twine, rope, cables decreased 3.50 percent from $88.82 million to $85.72 million through the first three 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 557 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 549 for the last full year with a total value of $321.71 million, a $8.72 million, 2.79 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Portugal, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Vietnam. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Seattle, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Baltimore, Md..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 Portugal, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Houston.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $17,138,583
2Portugal $11,580,719
3Brazil $10,496,937
4Mexico $8,582,700
5Vietnam $4,470,849
6Canada $3,713,421
7India $3,470,448
8Philippines $2,584,998
9United Kingdom $2,177,227
10Israel $1,847,736

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $10,850,808
2Seattle $10,199,223
3New Orleans $9,736,594
4Boston $9,694,088
5Los Angeles $9,046,574
6Chicago $8,775,277
7Baltimore $7,419,722
8Houston $7,086,779
9Cleveland $5,777,841
10Jacksonville/Tampa $5,739,339

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 16.44 percent compared to last year to $11 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 18.45 percent compared to last year to $7.65 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 0.92 percent compared to last year to $6.05 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 36.12 percent compared to last year to $5.7 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 1.9 percent compared to last year to $5.58 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 China decreased $4.19 million, 19.64 percent, (19.99 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Portugal increased $1.88 million, 19.41 percent, (13.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Brazil decreased $4.5 million, 30 percent, (12.25 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico decreased $182,816, 2.09 percent, (10.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Vietnam increased $2.82 million, 170.97 percent, (5.22 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 60.98 percent of all these Twine, rope, cables imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $52.27 million of the $85.72 million total.

All totaled, 41.96 percent of all these Twine, rope, cables imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $35.97 million of the $85.72 million total