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

Exports: Cane, beet sugar, solid form

Cane, beet sugar, solid form, the No. 706 export by value totaled $6.03 million for the month of December, $118.16 million through December of 2018, and $106.92 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
1Mexico$55.26 M
2Canada$15.32 M
3China$4.57 M
4Colombia$2.99 M
5Japan$2.79 M
6Germany$2.75 M
7South Korea$2.6 M
8South Africa$2.37 M
9United Kingdom$2.34 M
10Australia$1.98 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $118.16 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Brownsville International Bridges $17,348,003
2El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $15,435,188
3Port Laredo $11,775,058
4Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish $10,350,681
5Port of New York $6,596,138
6Port of Virginia $6,114,178
7Port of Los Angeles $5,443,287
8Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $4,743,161
9Port of Long Beach $4,734,203
10Port of Baltimore, Md. $3,777,451

U.S. exports of Cane, beet sugar, solid form increased 10.51 percent through December to $118.16 million

U.S. exports of Cane, beet sugar, solid form increased 10.51 percent from $106.92 million to $118.16 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 706 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 715 for the last full year with a total value of $106.92 million, a $23.4 million, 28.01 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Colombia and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Brownsville International Bridges, No. 2 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish and No. 5 Port of New York.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Hong Kong and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of New York, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Brownsville International Bridges.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $55,260,358
2Canada $15,317,975
3China $4,571,407
4Colombia $2,993,773
5Japan $2,790,311
6Germany $2,747,471
7South Korea $2,603,919
8South Africa $2,373,517
9United Kingdom $2,338,004
10Australia $1,975,596

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LAREDO, TX $26,226,314
2NEW ORLEANS, LA $21,351,848
3LOS ANGELES, CA $5,759,702
4DETROIT, MI $4,528,600
5EL PASO, TX $4,115,570
6NEW YORK CITY, NY $3,356,424
7NORFOLK, VA $2,224,872
8MIAMI, FL $2,108,250
9SEATTLE, WA $1,695,950
10BALTIMORE, MD $1,581,200

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Brownsville International Bridges rose 174.89 percent compared to last year to $17.35 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 164.82 percent compared to last year to $15.44 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 6.31 percent compared to last year to $11.78 million.
  • Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish fell 57.68 percent compared to last year to $10.35 million.
  • Port of New York fell 5.92 percent compared to last year to $6.6 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 Mexico increased $7.28 million, 15.18 percent, (46.77 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $4.5 million, 41.64 percent, (12.96 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China decreased $181,187, 3.81 percent, (3.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Colombia increased $1.87 million, 167.23 percent, (2.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan increased $512,883, 22.52 percent, (2.36 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 68.49 percent of all these Cane, beet sugar, solid form exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $80.93 million of the $118.16 million total.

All totaled, 52.05 percent of all these Cane, beet sugar, solid form exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $61.51 million of the $118.16 million total