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

Exports: Bread, pastry, cakes

Bread, pastry, cakes, the No. 148 export by value totaled $185.19 million for the month of March, $492.13 million through March of 2019, and $1.98 billion 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
1Canada$294.26 M
2Mexico$49.76 M
3South Korea$11.2 M
4Saudi Arabia$8.32 M
5Japan$7.79 M
6Philippines$7.67 M
7United Arab Emirates$7.4 M
8United Kingdom$5.66 M
9Australia$5.37 M
10Panama$5.35 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $492.13 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $103,442,001
2Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $56,667,345
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $52,750,255
4Port Laredo $34,935,345
5Port of New York $22,468,511
6Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $21,168,792
7Port of Oakland, Calif. $16,260,629
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $15,671,507
9Port of Long Beach $13,204,921
10Port of Los Angeles $12,645,604

U.S. exports of Bread, pastry, cakes increased 8.91 percent through March to $492.13 million

U.S. exports of Bread, pastry, cakes increased 8.91 percent from $451.88 million to $492.13 million through the first three 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 148 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 161 for the last full year with a total value of $1.98 billion, a $68.7 million, 3.59 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Saudi Arabia and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of New York.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Saudi Arabia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $294,264,289
2Mexico $49,760,139
3South Korea $11,199,397
4Saudi Arabia $8,318,614
5Japan $7,792,435
6Philippines $7,665,329
7United Arab Emirates $7,397,517
8United Kingdom $5,656,482
9Australia $5,365,426
10Panama $5,348,317

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $188,751,640
2Buffalo $69,997,913
3Laredo $48,068,258
4Seattle $39,592,976
5Los Angeles $36,339,168
6New York City $35,861,817
7Miami $30,784,540
8Pembina, N.D. $28,533,202
9Ogdensburg, N.Y. $22,316,444
10San Francisco $20,062,623

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 11.72 percent compared to last year to $103.44 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 15.38 percent compared to last year to $56.67 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 19.09 percent compared to last year to $52.75 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 2.27 percent compared to last year to $34.94 million.
  • Port of New York rose 15.22 percent compared to last year to $22.47 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 $26.85 million, 10.04 percent, (59.79 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $1.7 million, 3.53 percent, (10.11 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 South Korea increased $1.38 million, 14 percent, (2.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Saudi Arabia increased $900,842, 12.14 percent, (1.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan decreased $1.34 million, 14.69 percent, (1.58 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 75.45 percent of all these Bread, pastry, cakes exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $371.33 million of the $492.13 million total.

All totaled, 54.92 percent of all these Bread, pastry, cakes exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $270.26 million of the $492.13 million total