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

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

Used, new rags, scrap twine, etc., the No. 842 import by value totaled $8.42 million for the month of July, $57.35 million through July 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$22.93 M
2Honduras$8.45 M
3Canada$6.05 M
4Bangladesh$5.88 M
5Mexico$4.1 M
6China$2.91 M
7Dominican Republic$2.23 M
8India$2.08 M
9Turkey$717,269
10Nicaragua$695,373
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $57.35 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $11,162,150
2Port of Newark $9,340,141
3Port Miami $5,945,090
4Port of Houston $5,700,195
5Port of Los Angeles $3,964,539
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $2,616,991
7Port of Charleston $2,403,266
8Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $2,038,591
9Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $1,655,442
10Port of Seattle, Wash. $1,236,981

U.S. imports of Used, new rags, scrap twine, etc. increased 5.29 percent through July to $57.35 million

U.S. imports of Used, new rags, scrap twine, etc. increased 5.29 percent from $54.46 million to $57.35 million through the first seven 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 842 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 851 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 July 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 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 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 of Charleston.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Pakistan $22,934,848
2Honduras $8,449,405
3Canada $6,049,360
4Bangladesh $5,878,492
5Mexico $4,095,871
6China $2,910,370
7Dominican Republic $2,232,936
8India $2,079,365
9Turkey $717,269
10Nicaragua $695,373

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 17.54 percent compared to last year to $11.16 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 5.57 percent compared to last year to $9.34 million.
  • Port Miami rose 13.59 percent compared to last year to $5.95 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 19.29 percent compared to last year to $5.7 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 152 percent compared to last year to $3.96 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 $152,412, 0.67 percent, (39.99 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Honduras increased $889,819, 11.77 percent, (14.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada decreased $243,731, 3.87 percent, (10.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Bangladesh increased $1.45 million, 32.74 percent, (10.25 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico increased $420,614, 11.44 percent, (7.14 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 82.67 percent of all these Used, new rags, scrap twine, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $47.41 million of the $57.35 million total.

All totaled, 62.97 percent of all these Used, new rags, scrap twine, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $36.11 million of the $57.35 million total