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

Exports: Blankets, traveling rugs

Blankets, traveling rugs, the No. 891 export by value totaled $4.76 million for the month of December, $41.74 million through December of 2018, and $35.7 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
1Canada$24.64 M
2Mexico$2.41 M
3Japan$1.69 M
4United Kingdom$1.54 M
5South Korea$991,601
6Belgium$954,230
7Bahamas$516,226
8Colombia$505,108
9Guatemala$446,396
10Australia$439,230
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $41.74 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Low-Valued Imports and Exports $13,561,950
2Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $2,828,178
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $2,578,556
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $1,791,915
5Port Miami $1,736,468
6Port of New York $1,638,534
7Los Angeles International Airport $1,427,228
8Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $1,273,418
9Port of Tacoma, Wash. $1,067,848
10Port Everglades, Fla. $923,185

U.S. exports of Blankets, traveling rugs increased 16.90 percent through December to $41.74 million

U.S. exports of Blankets, traveling rugs increased 16.90 percent from $35.7 million to $41.74 million in 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 891 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 912 for the last full year with a total value of $35.7 million, a $2.31 million, 6.92 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port Miami.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Los Angeles International Airport and No. 5 Port of New York.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $24,639,367
2Mexico $2,414,841
3Japan $1,691,941
4United Kingdom $1,544,712
5South Korea $991,601
6Belgium $954,230
7Bahamas $516,226
8Colombia $505,108
9Guatemala $446,396
10Australia $439,230

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LOW VALUE $6,010,936
2DETROIT, MI $2,384,966
3MIAMI, FL $1,701,172
4LOS ANGELES, CA $1,685,132
5CLEVELAND, OH $1,139,152
6BUFFALO, NY $1,057,742
7NEW YORK CITY, NY $1,050,058
8SEATTLE, WA $637,080
9CHICAGO, IL $452,710
10LAREDO, TX $379,378

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 21.19 percent compared to last year to $13.56 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 29.85 percent compared to last year to $2.83 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 26.75 percent compared to last year to $2.58 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 87.77 percent compared to last year to $1.79 million.
  • Port Miami rose 32.58 percent compared to last year to $1.74 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 Canada increased $4.81 million, 24.26 percent, (59.04 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $1.04 million, 76.2 percent, (5.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan decreased $792,145, 31.89 percent, (4.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Kingdom increased $138,581, 9.86 percent, (3.7 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 South Korea increased $508,252, 105.15 percent, (2.38 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 74.95 percent of all these Blankets, traveling rugs exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $31.28 million of the $41.74 million total.

All totaled, 53.9 percent of all these Blankets, traveling rugs exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $22.5 million of the $41.74 million total