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

Imports: Used, new rags, scrap twine, etc.

Used, new rags, scrap twine, etc., the No. 852 import by value totaled $8.43 million for the month of October, $78.61 million through October of 2018, and $90.76 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
1Pakistan$32.72 M
2Honduras$11.62 M
3Canada$9.14 M
4Bangladesh$6.35 M
5Mexico$5.04 M
6India$3.63 M
7Dominican Republic$3.43 M
8China$2.54 M
9Turkey$1.08 M
10Nicaragua$1 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $78.61 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $14,286,294
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $14,179,089
3Port Miami $7,686,219
4Port of Houston $6,810,623
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $4,802,315
6Port of Charleston $4,731,565
7Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $2,811,004
8Port of Los Angeles $2,459,578
9Port of Seattle, Wash. $2,291,400
10Port of Virginia $2,115,548

U.S. imports of Used, new rags, scrap twine, etc. increased 4.35 percent through October to $78.61 million

U.S. imports of Used, new rags, scrap twine, etc. increased 4.35 percent from $75.33 million to $78.61 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 852 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 838 for the last full year with a total value of $90.76 million, a $6.13 million, 7.24 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Pakistan, No. 2 Honduras, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Bangladesh and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port Miami, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Pakistan, No. 2 Honduras, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Bangladesh. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port Miami, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Pakistan $32,717,520
2Honduras $11,624,859
3Canada $9,140,588
4Bangladesh $6,348,004
5Mexico $5,035,629
6India $3,629,275
7Dominican Republic $3,432,580
8China $2,541,953
9Turkey $1,076,604
10Nicaragua $1,002,691

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $2,002,627
2New York City $1,732,600
3Detroit $1,695,013
4Miami $1,601,868
5Charleston $1,101,461
6Houston $1,004,644
7Seattle $610,082
8Buffalo $492,750
9Los Angeles $438,586
10Cleveland $405,066

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 rose 9.56 percent compared to last year to $14.29 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 12.96 percent compared to last year to $14.18 million.
  • Port Miami rose 9.53 percent compared to last year to $7.69 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 34.34 percent compared to last year to $6.81 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 61.77 percent compared to last year to $4.8 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 Pakistan increased $8.25 million, 33.72 percent, (41.62 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Honduras decreased $2.35 million, 16.83 percent, (14.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada increased $1.05 million, 12.92 percent, (11.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Bangladesh decreased $448,370, 6.6 percent, (8.08 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico decreased $1.8 million, 26.35 percent, (6.41 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 82.52 percent of all these Used, new rags, scrap twine, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $64.87 million of the $78.61 million total.

All totaled, 60.77 percent of all these Used, new rags, scrap twine, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $47.76 million of the $78.61 million total