Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through May 2020.

Exports: Candles

Candles, the No. 609 export by value totaled $5.06 million for the month of May, $63.94 million through May of 2020, and $200.47 million for all of 2019, 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$16.9 M
2United Kingdom$8.58 M
3United Arab Emirates$8.24 M
4Saudi Arabia$7.28 M
5The Netherlands$5.83 M
6South Korea$3.68 M
7Kuwait$1.56 M
8China$1.28 M
9Australia$1.15 M
10Czech Republic$1.12 M
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U.S. exports of Candles decreased 15.34 percent through May to $63.94 million

U.S. exports of Candles decreased 15.34 percent from $75.52 million to $63.94 million through the first five months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 609 through May among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 610 for the last full year with a total value of $200.47 million, a $12.51 million, 5.87 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 United Arab Emirates and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Port of New York, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Low-Valued Imports and Exports.

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

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 75.66 percent compared to last year to $19.01 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 36.19 percent compared to last year to $10.46 million.
  • Port of New York fell 4.07 percent compared to last year to $4.93 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 34.83 percent compared to last year to $4.16 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 24.5 percent compared to last year to $4.12 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 from No. 1 Canada decreased $5.3 million, 6.26 percent, (124.13 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 2 United Kingdom increased $1.63 million, 5.88 percent, (46 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 3 The Netherlands decreased $3.11 million, 11.17 percent, (38.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 4 United Arab Emirates increased $4.82 million, 32.14 percent, (30.98 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 5 South Korea decreased $1.64 million, 15.51 percent, (13.95 percent market share).

All totaled, 80.95 percent of all these Candles exports from the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $162.27 million of the $200.47 million total.

All totaled, 66.74 percent of all these Candles exports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $42.68 million of the $63.94 million total