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

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

Used, new rags, scrap twine, etc., the No. 837 import by value totaled $7.81 million for the month of March, $23.14 million through March of 2019, and $94.83 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
1Pakistan$9.2 M
2Honduras$3.24 M
3Bangladesh$2.65 M
4Canada$2.64 M
5Mexico$1.51 M
6China$1.06 M
7Dominican Republic$895,811
8India$759,675
9Turkey$375,214
10Nicaragua$332,941
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $23.14 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $4,740,392
2Port of Newark $4,404,228
3Port Miami $2,535,760
4Port of Houston $1,678,348
5Port of Los Angeles $1,333,245
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $1,303,748
7Port of Charleston $931,481
8Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $781,651
9Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $630,040
10Douglas-Agua Prieta Border Crossing, Ariz. $512,082

U.S. imports of Used, new rags, scrap twine, etc. increased 10.36 percent through March to $23.14 million

U.S. imports of Used, new rags, scrap twine, etc. increased 10.36 percent from $20.97 million to $23.14 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 837 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 856 for the last full year with a total value of $94.83 million, a $4.07 million, 4.49 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Pakistan, No. 2 Honduras, No. 3 Bangladesh, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port Miami, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Pakistan, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Honduras, 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 of Charleston.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Pakistan $9,198,050
2Honduras $3,238,872
3Bangladesh $2,654,859
4Canada $2,635,698
5Mexico $1,509,439
6China $1,060,368
7Dominican Republic $895,811
8India $759,675
9Turkey $375,214
10Nicaragua $332,941

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $4,715,694
2New York City $4,025,180
3Miami $3,747,623
4Detroit $3,332,588
5Houston $2,153,423
6Charleston $2,090,248
7Los Angeles $1,350,610
8Seattle $1,029,289
9Buffalo $971,053
10Cleveland $791,888

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 Savannah, Ga. rose 65.02 percent compared to last year to $4.74 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 5.09 percent compared to last year to $4.4 million.
  • Port Miami rose 27.17 percent compared to last year to $2.54 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 21.51 percent compared to last year to $1.68 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 143.14 percent compared to last year to $1.33 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 $167,652, 1.86 percent, (39.75 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Honduras increased $808,904, 33.29 percent, (14 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Bangladesh increased $835,519, 45.92 percent, (11.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $48,807, 1.89 percent, (11.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico increased $203,272, 15.56 percent, (6.52 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 83.14 percent of all these Used, new rags, scrap twine, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $19.24 million of the $23.14 million total.

All totaled, 63.5 percent of all these Used, new rags, scrap twine, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $14.69 million of the $23.14 million total