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

Exports: Candles

Candles, the No. 604 export by value totaled $14.46 million for the month of February, $29.89 million through February of 2019, and $212.98 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
1Canada$11.92 M
2United Kingdom$5.45 M
3The Netherlands$4.71 M
4United Arab Emirates$1.84 M
5China$870,072
6Australia$655,529
7Mexico$494,664
8Germany$422,733
9Sweden$332,590
10Italy$271,473
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $29.89 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Virginia $5,747,040
2Port of Newark $2,944,032
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $2,726,307
4Low-Valued Imports and Exports $2,298,258
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $2,107,261
6Port of New York $1,948,203
7Port of Portland, Maine $1,861,798
8Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $1,330,174
9Port of Los Angeles $1,175,170
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $892,405

U.S. exports of Candles increased 2.44 percent through February to $29.89 million

U.S. exports of Candles increased 2.44 percent from $29.18 million to $29.89 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 604 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 596 for the last full year with a total value of $212.98 million, a $65.5 million, 23.52 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 United Arab Emirates and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Virginia, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Low-Valued Imports and Exports and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 United Arab Emirates and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Virginia, No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Port of New York, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Newark.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $11,918,190
2United Kingdom $5,450,378
3The Netherlands $4,709,989
4United Arab Emirates $1,838,545
5China $870,072
6Australia $655,529
7Mexico $494,664
8Germany $422,733
9Sweden $332,590
10Italy $271,473

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Norfolk $14,508,451
2New York City $14,381,409
3Buffalo $8,566,080
4Detroit $6,960,598
5Low Value Shipments $5,554,310
6Ogdensburg, N.Y. $4,721,162
7Los Angeles $4,635,370
8Pembina, N.D. $4,392,810
9Chicago $1,823,203
10Seattle $1,552,873

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 Virginia rose 1.14 percent compared to last year to $5.75 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 13.21 percent compared to last year to $2.94 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 10.78 percent compared to last year to $2.73 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 10.75 percent compared to last year to $2.3 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 26.71 percent compared to last year to $2.11 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 $323,115, 2.79 percent, (39.87 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 United Kingdom increased $1.33 million, 32.29 percent, (18.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 The Netherlands increased $1.51 million, 47.23 percent, (15.76 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Arab Emirates increased $475,607, 34.9 percent, (6.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China decreased $281,379, 24.44 percent, (2.91 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 82.92 percent of all these Candles exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $24.79 million of the $29.89 million total.

All totaled, 52.93 percent of all these Candles exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $15.82 million of the $29.89 million total