TOP COUNTRIES OF ORIGIN

FY2006 FY2005
1 6,493 – CHINA (Mainland) 7,906 – CHINA (Mainland)
2 4,135 -GUATEMALA 4,639 – RUSSIA
3 3,706 – RUSSIA 3,783 – GUATEMALA
4 1,376 – S. KOREA 1,630 – S. KOREA
5 732 – ETHIOPIA 821 – UKRAINE
6 587 – KAZAKHSTAN 755 – KAZAKHSTAN
7 460 – UKRAINE 441 – ETHIOPIA
8 353 – LIBERIA 323 – INDIA
9 344 – COLOMBIA 291 – COLOMBIA
10 320 – INDIA 271 – PHILIPPINES
11 309 – HAITI 234 – HAITI
12 245 – PHILIPPINES 183 – LIBERIA
13 187 – CHINA (Taiwan Born) 141 – CHINA (Taiwan Born)
14 163 – VIETNAM 88 – MEXICO
15 70 – MEXICO 73 – POLAND
16 67 – POLAND 72 – THAILAND
17 66 – BRAZIL 66 – BRAZIL
18 66 – NEPAL 65 – NIGERIA
19 62 – NIGERIA 63 – JAMAICA
20 56 – THAILAND 62 – NEPAL

FY 2004 FY 2003 FY 2002
1 7,044 – CHINA (mainland) 6,859 – CHINA (mainland) 6,119 – CHINA (mainland)
2 5,865 – RUSSIA 5,209 – RUSSIA 4,939 – RUSSIA
3 3,264 – GUATEMALA 2,328 – GUATEMALA 2,419 – GUATEMALA
4 1,716 – S. KOREA 1,790 – S – KOREA 1,779 – S – KOREA
5 826 – KAZAKHSTAN 825 – KAZAKHSTAN 1,106 – UKRAINE
6 723 – UKRAINE 702 – UKRAINE 819 – KAZAKHSTAN
7 406 – INDIA 472 – INDIA 766 – VIETNAM
8 356 – HAITI 382 – VIETNAM 464 – INDIA
9 289 – ETHIOPIA 272 – COLOMBIA 334 – COLOMBIA
10 287 – COLOMBIA 250 – HAITI 260 – BULGARIA
11 202 – BELARUS 214 – PHILIPPINES 285 – CAMBODIA
12 196 – PHILIPPINES 200 – ROMANIA 221 – PHILIPPINES
13 110 – BULGARIA 198 – BULGARIA 187 – HAITI
14 102 – POLAND 191 – BELARUS 169 – BELARUS
15 89 – MEXICO 135 – ETHIOPIA 168 – ROMANIA
16 86 – LIBERIA 128 – GEORGIA 105 – ETHIOPIA
17 73 – NEPAL 124 – CAMBODIA 101 – POLAND
18 71 – NIGERIA 107 – CHINA-TAIWAN 67 – THAILAND
19 69 – THAILAND and BRAZIL (both 69) 97 – POLAND 56 -GEORGIA
20 57 – ROMANIA 72 – THAILAND 61 – MEXICO



FY 2001 FY 2000 FY 1999
1 4,681 – CHINA (mainland) 5,053 – CHINA 4,348 – RUSSIA
2 4,279 – RUSSIA 4,269 – RUSSIA 4,101 – CHINA
3 1,870 – S – KOREA 1,794 – S – KOREA 2,008 – S – KOREA
4 1,609 – GUATEMALA 1,518 – GUATEMALA 1,002 – GUATEMALA
5 1,246 – UKRAINE 1,119 – ROMANIA 895 – ROMANIA
6 782 – ROMANIA 724 – VIETNAM 709 – VIETNAM
7 737 – VIETNAM 659 – UKRAINE 499 – INDIA
8 672 – KAZAKHSTAN 503 – INDIA 323 – UKRAINE
9 543 – INDIA 402 – CAMBODIA 249 – CAMBODIA
10 407 – COLOMBIA 398 – KAZAKHSTAN 231 – COLOMBIA
11 297 – BULGARIA 246 – COLOMBIA 221 – BULGARIA
12 266 – CAMBODIA 214 – BULGARIA 195 – PHILIPPINES
13 219 – PHILIPPINES 173 – PHILIPPINES
14 192 – HAITI 131 – HAITI
15 158 – ETHIOPIA 106 – MEXICO
16 129 – BELARUS 95 – ETHIOPIA
17 86 – POLAND 88 – THAILAND
18 74 – THAILAND 83 – POLAND
19 73 – MEXICO 79 – MOLDOVA
20 51 – LIBERIA 60 – BOLIVIA



FY 1998 FY 1997 FY 1996
1 4,491 – RUSSIA 3,816 – RUSSIA 3,333 – CHINA
2 4,206 – CHINA 3,597 – CHINA 2,454 – RUSSIA
3 1,829 – S – KOREA 1,654 – S – KOREA 1,516 – KOREA
4 969 – GUATEMALA 788 – GUATEMALA 555 – ROMANIA
5 603 – VIETNAM 621 – ROMANIA 427 – GUATEMALA
6 478 – INDIA 425 – VIETNAM 380 – INDIA
7 406 – ROMANIA 349 – INDIA 354 – VIETNAM
8 249 – CAMBODIA 233 – COLOMBIA 258 – PARAGUAY
9 236 – COLOMBIA 163 – PHILIPPINES 255 – COLOMBIA
10 200 – PHILIPPINES 152 – MEXICO 229 – PHILIPPINES
11 180 – UKRAINE 148 – BULGARIA 163 – BULGARIA
12 168 – MEXICO 142 – HAITI 103 – BRAZIL
13 151 – BULGARIA 108 – LATVIA 82 – LATVIA
14 121 – HAITI 91 – BRAZIL 78 – LITHUANIA
15 96 – ETHIOPIA 82 – ETHIOPIA 77 – GEORGIA
16 90 – BRAZIL 78 – LITHUANIA 76 – MEXICO
17 84 – THAILAND 78 – POLAND 68 – HAITI
18 77 – POLAND 77 – BOLIVIA 64 – POLAND
19 76 – LATVIA 72 – HUNGARY 63 – CHILE
20 73 – BOLIVIA 66 – CAMBODIA 55 – THAILAND
21 51 – ECUADOR,HUNGARY



FY 1995 FY 1994 FY 1993
1 2,130 – CHINA 1,795 – KOREA 1,775 – KOREA
2 1,896 – RUSSIA 1,530 – RUSSIA 746 – RUSSIA
3 1,666 – KOREA 787 – CHINA 512 – GUATEMALA
4 449 – GUATEMALA 483 – PARAGUAY 426 – COLOMBIA
5 371 – INDIA 436 – GUATEMALA 412 – PARAGUAY
6 351 – PARAGUAY 412 – INDIA 360 – PHILIPPINES
7 350 – COLOMBIA 351 – COLOMBIA 331 – INDIA
8 318 – VIETNAM 314 – PHILIPPINES 330 – CHINA
9 298 – PHILIPPINES 220 – VIETNAM 273 – UKRAINE
10 275 – ROMANIA 199 – ROMANIA 224 – PERU
11 146 – BRAZIL 164 – UKRAINE 179 – HONDURAS
12 110 – BULGARIA 149 – BRAZIL 161 – BRAZIL
13 98 – LITHUANIA 97 – BULGARIA 133 – BULGARIA
14 90 – CHILE 95 – LITHUANIA 124 – BOLIVIA
15 83 – MEXICO 94 – POLAND 110 – VIETNAM
16 67 – ECUADOR 85 – MEXICO 100 – ELSALVADOR
17 63 – ETHIOPIA 79 – CHILE 97 – ROMANIA
18 63 – JAPAN 77 – HONDURAS 91 – MEXICO
19 59 – LATVIA 61 – HAITI 70 – POLAND
20 53 – THAILAND 54 – ETHIOPIA 69 – THAILAND
21 51 – GEORGIA 49 – JAPAN 64 – JAPAN
FY 1992 FY 1991 FY 1990
1 1,840 – KOREA 2,594 – ROMANIA 2,620 – KOREA
2 418 – GUATEMALA 1,818 – KOREA 631 – COLOMBIA
3 404 – COLOMBIA 705 – PERU 440 – PERU
4 357 – PHILIPPINES 521 – COLOMBIA 421 – PHILIPPINES
5 352 – INDIA 445 – INDIA 348 – INDIA
6 324 – RUSSIA 393 – PHILIPPINES 302 – CHILE
7 309 – PERU 329 – GUATEMALA 282 – PARAGUAY
8 249 – HONDURAS 266 – CHILE 257 – GUATEMALA
9 212 – PARAGUAY 234 – HONDURAS 228 – BRAZIL
10 206 – CHINA 190 – PARAGUAY 197 – HONDURAS
11 179 – CHILE 175 – BRAZIL 121 – ROMANIA
12 138 – BRAZIL 131 – THAILAND 112 – MEXICO
13 121 – ROMANIA 123 – El SALVADOR 105 – COSTA RICA
14 117 – EL SALVADOR 97 – MEXICO 103 – EL SALVADOR
15 109 – POLAND 92 – POLAND 100 – THAILAND
16 91 – BULGARIA 87 – JAPAN 66 – POLAND
17 91 – MEXICO 61 – CHINA 66 – TAIWAN
18 86 – THAILAND 60 – CAMBODIA 64 – HAITI
19 73 – BOLIVIA 56 – COSTA RICA 59 – ECUADOR
20 68 – JAPAN 54 – TAIWAN 58 – DOMINICAN REP
21 64 – COSTA RICA 50 – DOMINICAN REP 57 – JAPAN

World Total for Fiscal Years

2006 – 20,679
2005 – 22,728
2004 – 22,884
2003 – 21,616
2002 – 20,099
2001 – 19,237
2000 – 17,718
1999 – 16,363
1998 – 15,774
1997 – 12,743
1996 – 10,641
1995 – 8,987
1994 – 8,333
1993 – 7,377
1992 – 6,472
1991 – 8,481
1990 – 7,093

SOURCE: United States State Department