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

Exports: Bones, horn cores, unworked, powder, waste

Bones, horn cores, unworked, powder, waste, the No. 848 export by value totaled $4.75 million for the month of December, $57.5 million through December of 2018, and $73.8 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
1Indonesia$18.17 M
2China$10.57 M
3Japan$8.86 M
4Vietnam$6.96 M
5Belgium$3.69 M
6Taiwan$1.56 M
7France$1.42 M
8Malaysia$998,259
9India$916,465
10Argentina$722,142
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $57.5 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $16,747,629
2Port of Long Beach $12,936,282
3Port of Virginia $4,654,696
4San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $4,107,665
5Port of Houston $3,462,548
6Port of Charleston $2,854,664
7San Jose International Airport, Calif. $2,520,000
8Port of Wilmington, N.C. $2,058,031
9John F. Kennedy International Airport $1,448,913
10Port of Oakland, Calif. $1,204,440

U.S. exports of Bones, horn cores, unworked, powder, waste decreased 22.08 percent through December to $57.5 million

U.S. exports of Bones, horn cores, unworked, powder, waste decreased 22.08 percent from $73.8 million to $57.5 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 848 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 793 for the last full year with a total value of $73.8 million, a $35.84 million, 94.40 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Indonesia, No. 2 China, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Vietnam and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 San Francisco International Airport, Calif. and No. 5 Port of Houston.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 Indonesia, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Malaysia and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Long Beach, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Port of Tacoma, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Indonesia $18,165,588
2China $10,565,890
3Japan $8,864,117
4Vietnam $6,959,990
5Belgium $3,689,489
6Taiwan $1,563,000
7France $1,417,003
8Malaysia $998,259
9India $916,465
10Argentina $722,142

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LOS ANGELES, CA $14,231,710
2NORFOLK, VA $3,297,454
3CHARLESTON, SC $2,675,702
4WILMINGTON, NC $1,880,642
5HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $1,314,706
6SAN FRANCISCO, CA $1,126,764
7SEATTLE, WA $954,118
8MIAMI, FL $498,000
9NEW YORK CITY, NY $303,232
10SAVANNAH, GA $60,276

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 27 percent compared to last year to $16.75 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 35.25 percent compared to last year to $12.94 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 28.08 percent compared to last year to $4.65 million.
  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. rose 22 percent compared to last year to $4.11 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 24.31 percent compared to last year to $3.46 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 Indonesia increased $3.64 million, 25.09 percent, (31.59 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 China decreased $19.93 million, 65.35 percent, (18.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan decreased $262,060, 2.87 percent, (15.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Vietnam increased $4.25 million, 156.9 percent, (12.1 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Belgium increased $963,629, 35.35 percent, (6.42 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 83.9 percent of all these Bones, horn cores, unworked, powder, waste exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $48.25 million of the $57.5 million total.

All totaled, 72.88 percent of all these Bones, horn cores, unworked, powder, waste exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $41.91 million of the $57.5 million total