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

Exports: Artificial and prepared waxes

Artificial and prepared waxes, the No. 374 export by value totaled $38.94 million for the month of February, $77.68 million through February of 2019, and $533.49 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 Markets

RankCountryYTD
1China$13.35 M
2Mexico$12.99 M
3Canada$7.27 M
4The Netherlands$5.56 M
5Japan$4.17 M
6France$3.33 M
7Germany$3.26 M
8Belgium$2.99 M
9South Korea$2.87 M
10Brazil$2.33 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $77.68 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $15,174,652
2Port of Houston $13,660,570
3Port Laredo $9,567,610
4Port of New York $6,339,169
5Port of Long Beach $4,738,112
6Port of Virginia $4,559,009
7Port of Charleston $2,912,847
8Port of New Orleans $2,034,914
9Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $2,033,323
10Port of Chester, Penn. $1,987,712

U.S. exports of Artificial and prepared waxes decreased 1.92 percent through February to $77.68 million

U.S. exports of Artificial and prepared waxes decreased 1.92 percent from $79.2 million to $77.68 million through the first two 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 374 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 374 for the last full year with a total value of $533.49 million, a $18.5 million, 3.59 percent increase from the 2017 total.

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

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 The Netherlands. 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 – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $13,350,007
2Mexico $12,990,172
3Canada $7,272,772
4The Netherlands $5,555,362
5Japan $4,166,394
6France $3,333,075
7Germany $3,255,352
8Belgium $2,989,192
9South Korea $2,872,999
10Brazil $2,334,254

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $45,180,413
2Houston $27,586,236
3Laredo $21,784,586
4New York City $16,051,729
5Norfolk $10,011,874
6Detroit $7,289,460
7Charleston $4,855,789
8New Orleans $4,505,482
9Philadelphia $3,859,145
10Atlanta/Savannah $3,667,300

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 89.64 percent compared to last year to $15.17 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 7.43 percent compared to last year to $13.66 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 9.46 percent compared to last year to $9.57 million.
  • Port of New York fell 4.22 percent compared to last year to $6.34 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 59.41 percent compared to last year to $4.74 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 $52,628, 0.4 percent, (17.19 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $1.48 million, 12.84 percent, (16.72 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada decreased $809,071, 10.01 percent, (9.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 The Netherlands increased $1.79 million, 47.44 percent, (7.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan increased $539,369, 14.87 percent, (5.36 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 55.79 percent of all these Artificial and prepared waxes exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $43.33 million of the $77.68 million total.

All totaled, 63.7 percent of all these Artificial and prepared waxes exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $49.48 million of the $77.68 million total