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

Exports: Artificial and prepared waxes

Artificial and prepared waxes, the No. 367 export by value totaled $47.9 million for the month of October, $449.87 million through October of 2018, and $514.99 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 Markets

RankCountryYTD
1China$75.19 M
2Mexico$62.68 M
3Canada$42.34 M
4Germany$29.47 M
5Japan$25.01 M
6The Netherlands$23.66 M
7India$16.8 M
8France$15.91 M
9South Korea$14.4 M
10Brazil$13.88 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $449.87 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $83,166,987
2Port of Los Angeles $70,006,124
3Port of Long Beach $50,311,302
4Port Laredo $47,933,216
5Port of New York $32,780,310
6Port of Virginia $22,929,509
7Port of New Orleans $14,295,495
8Port of Charleston $12,926,275
9Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $12,263,038
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $10,348,401

U.S. exports of Artificial and prepared waxes increased 3.40 percent through October to $449.87 million

U.S. exports of Artificial and prepared waxes increased 3.40 percent from $435.07 million to $449.87 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 367 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 358 for the last full year with a total value of $514.99 million, a $35.18 million, 7.33 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of New York.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Port of New York.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $75,194,231
2Mexico $62,684,490
3Canada $42,344,728
4Germany $29,474,630
5Japan $25,008,744
6The Netherlands $23,659,474
7India $16,798,204
8France $15,905,445
9South Korea $14,404,331
10Brazil $13,884,254

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $19,954,919
2Houston $12,938,505
3Laredo $10,376,744
4New York City $8,223,183
5Norfolk $4,661,143
6Detroit $3,808,974
7Charleston $2,937,322
8Philadelphia $2,462,127
9New Orleans $2,163,821
10Atlanta/Savannah $2,109,935

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 Houston fell 6.71 percent compared to last year to $83.17 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 6.08 percent compared to last year to $70.01 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 27.71 percent compared to last year to $50.31 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 19.07 percent compared to last year to $47.93 million.
  • Port of New York rose 16.18 percent compared to last year to $32.78 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. exports to No. 1 China increased $4.53 million, 6.41 percent, (16.71 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $6.08 million, 8.84 percent, (13.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada increased $1.58 million, 3.88 percent, (9.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany increased $4.26 million, 16.88 percent, (6.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan increased $4.64 million, 22.8 percent, (5.56 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 52.17 percent of all these Artificial and prepared waxes exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $234.71 million of the $449.87 million total.

All totaled, 63.17 percent of all these Artificial and prepared waxes exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $284.2 million of the $449.87 million total