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

Exports: Artificial and prepared waxes

Artificial and prepared waxes, the No. 388 export by value totaled $38.85 million for the month of August, $305.59 million through August 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$50.17 M
2Mexico$39.28 M
3Canada$29.31 M
4Germany$17.77 M
5The Netherlands$15.67 M
6Japan$15.63 M
7Belgium$15.44 M
8India$12.02 M
9France$11.07 M
10South Korea$10.46 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $305.59 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $59,949,734
2Port of Los Angeles $56,224,475
3Port Laredo $25,577,288
4Port of New York $23,452,335
5Port of Long Beach $20,807,229
6Port of Virginia $20,238,499
7Port of Charleston $10,840,154
8Port of New Orleans $9,522,029
9Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $7,897,746
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $7,245,827

U.S. exports of Artificial and prepared waxes decreased 14.57 percent through August to $305.59 million

U.S. exports of Artificial and prepared waxes decreased 14.57 percent from $357.71 million to $305.59 million through the first eight 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 388 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 368 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 August of this 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 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 Japan. 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 – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $50,171,635
2Mexico $39,280,886
3Canada $29,314,177
4Germany $17,766,199
5The Netherlands $15,665,343
6Japan $15,628,560
7Belgium $15,436,796
8India $12,016,581
9France $11,073,196
10South Korea $10,455,771

January – August 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 eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Houston fell 6.68 percent compared to last year to $59.95 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 10.1 percent compared to last year to $56.22 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 37.05 percent compared to last year to $25.58 million.
  • Port of New York fell 12.85 percent compared to last year to $23.45 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 51.69 percent compared to last year to $20.81 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 decreased $9.71 million, 16.21 percent, (16.42 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $12.54 million, 24.2 percent, (12.85 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada decreased $5.04 million, 14.66 percent, (9.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany decreased $5.92 million, 25.01 percent, (5.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 The Netherlands decreased $3.35 million, 17.62 percent, (5.13 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 49.8 percent of all these Artificial and prepared waxes exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $152.2 million of the $305.59 million total.

All totaled, 60.87 percent of all these Artificial and prepared waxes exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $186.01 million of the $305.59 million total