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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through October 2018.

Imports: Twine, rope, cables

Twine, rope, cables, the No. 598 import by value totaled $28.02 million for the month of October, $261.73 million through October of 2018, and $312.99 million for all of 2017, 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$77.46 M
2Mexico$28.91 M
3Brazil$27.11 M
4Portugal$21.61 M
5Canada$13.4 M
6India$10.56 M
7Philippines$7.62 M
8Vietnam$6.5 M
9Austria$5.96 M
10United Kingdom$5.04 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $261.73 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $33,817,746
2Port of Los Angeles $25,512,939
3Port of Seattle, Wash. $15,630,262
4Port of Houston $13,864,528
5Port of New Orleans $12,416,383
6Port of Virginia $12,144,354
7Port of Long Beach $11,868,358
8El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $11,535,697
9Port of Baltimore, Md. $11,094,824
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $11,053,373

U.S. imports of Twine, rope, cables increased 5.32 percent through October to $261.73 million

U.S. imports of Twine, rope, cables increased 5.32 percent from $248.5 million to $261.73 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 598 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 582 for the last full year with a total value of $312.99 million, a $19.45 million, 6.63 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 Portugal 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 Houston and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

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

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $77,459,823
2Mexico $28,909,978
3Brazil $27,113,510
4Portugal $21,607,907
5Canada $13,395,808
6India $10,560,089
7Philippines $7,616,953
8Vietnam $6,503,189
9Austria $5,963,324
10United Kingdom $5,043,376

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $7,247,880
2Seattle $5,071,578
3New Orleans $4,748,736
4Houston $4,675,537
5Baltimore $4,380,549
6Chicago $4,189,853
7Los Angeles $4,143,383
8Jacksonville/Tampa $3,076,163
9San Francisco $2,819,379
10St. Louis $2,550,254

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 Newark fell 13.98 percent compared to last year to $33.82 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 3.76 percent compared to last year to $25.51 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 14.77 percent compared to last year to $15.63 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 5.41 percent compared to last year to $13.86 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 32.96 percent compared to last year to $12.42 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 increased $3.21 million, 4.33 percent, (29.6 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $2.6 million, 8.25 percent, (11.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Brazil decreased $1.07 million, 3.8 percent, (10.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Portugal increased $885,512, 4.27 percent, (8.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada increased $663,077, 5.21 percent, (5.12 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 64.37 percent of all these Twine, rope, cables imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $168.49 million of the $261.73 million total.

All totaled, 38.68 percent of all these Twine, rope, cables imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $101.24 million of the $261.73 million total