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

Exports: Candles

Candles, the No. 593 export by value totaled $22.69 million for the month of October, $166.44 million through October of 2018, and $278.47 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$64.32 M
2United Kingdom$23.17 M
3The Netherlands$20.65 M
4United Arab Emirates$9.73 M
5South Korea$7.8 M
6Australia$6.87 M
7China$5.47 M
8Mexico$3.41 M
9Germany$2.76 M
10Czech Republic$2.35 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $166.44 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Virginia $34,545,925
2Port of New York $15,109,099
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $15,069,012
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $13,278,200
5Low-Valued Imports and Exports $11,922,239
6Port of Newark $11,919,230
7Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $7,874,775
8Port of Los Angeles $6,148,745
9Port of Long Beach $5,293,672
10Port of Portland, Maine $4,381,276

U.S. exports of Candles decreased 30.85 percent through October to $166.44 million

U.S. exports of Candles decreased 30.85 percent from $240.69 million to $166.44 million through the first 10 months of 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 593 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 488 for the last full year with a total value of $278.47 million, a $46.12 million, 14.21 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October 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 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Virginia, No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Low-Valued Imports and Exports.

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

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $64,323,895
2United Kingdom $23,174,851
3The Netherlands $20,654,413
4United Arab Emirates $9,732,465
5South Korea $7,804,004
6Australia $6,867,624
7China $5,469,725
8Mexico $3,408,856
9Germany $2,764,085
10Czech Republic $2,348,277

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Norfolk $5,682,178
2New York City $5,396,420
3Detroit $3,595,200
4Buffalo $2,461,021
5Los Angeles $2,107,143
6Low Value Shipments $2,075,168
7Ogdensburg, N.Y. $1,818,791
8Pembina, N.D. $1,288,836
9Chicago $696,885
10Boston $648,785

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Virginia rose 37.81 percent compared to last year to $34.55 million.
  • Port of New York fell 78.46 percent compared to last year to $15.11 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 2.9 percent compared to last year to $15.07 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 15.98 percent compared to last year to $13.28 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 3.38 percent compared to last year to $11.92 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 $5.13 million, 8.66 percent, (38.65 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 United Kingdom decreased $65.85 million, 73.97 percent, (13.92 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 The Netherlands decreased $848,012, 3.94 percent, (12.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Arab Emirates decreased $5.16 million, 34.63 percent, (5.85 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 South Korea decreased $6.93 million, 47.02 percent, (4.69 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 75.52 percent of all these Candles exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $125.69 million of the $166.44 million total.

All totaled, 54.03 percent of all these Candles exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $89.92 million of the $166.44 million total