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

Exports: Caulking compounds, glaziers putty

Caulking compounds, glaziers putty, the No. 256 export by value totaled $72.66 million for the month of December, $991.92 million through December of 2018, and $931.19 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$320.66 M
2Mexico$187.73 M
3China$70.12 M
4South Korea$34.12 M
5Japan$30 M
6Brazil$28.95 M
7Germany$23.18 M
8United Kingdom$19.3 M
9Chile$16.3 M
10United Arab Emirates$14.8 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $991.92 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $133,855,298
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $99,836,547
3Port of New York $73,854,149
4Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $71,788,038
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $60,593,565
6Port of Virginia $59,458,936
7Port of Long Beach $50,840,670
8Low-Valued Imports and Exports $44,371,499
9Port Everglades, Fla. $41,322,917
10Port of Los Angeles $33,897,710

U.S. exports of Caulking compounds, glaziers putty increased 6.52 percent through December to $991.92 million

U.S. exports of Caulking compounds, glaziers putty increased 6.52 percent from $931.19 million to $991.92 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 256 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 257 for the last full year with a total value of $931.19 million, a $46.6 million, 5.27 percent increase from the 2016 total.

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

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of New York and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $320,658,556
2Mexico $187,726,489
3China $70,123,578
4South Korea $34,115,456
5Japan $30,004,651
6Brazil $28,949,879
7Germany $23,184,467
8United Kingdom $19,304,521
9Chile $16,301,586
10United Arab Emirates $14,797,777

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1DETROIT, MI $67,307,714
2LAREDO, TX $64,272,432
3LOS ANGELES, CA $47,115,784
4NEW YORK CITY, NY $44,017,548
5MIAMI, FL $32,770,900
6NORFOLK, VA $27,414,512
7BUFFALO, NY $23,447,668
8LOW VALUE $19,548,356
9CHICAGO, IL $10,884,366
10SEATTLE, WA $10,700,788

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 4.82 percent compared to last year to $133.86 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 5.32 percent compared to last year to $99.84 million.
  • Port of New York rose 20.29 percent compared to last year to $73.85 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 11.94 percent compared to last year to $71.79 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 13.4 percent compared to last year to $60.59 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 $26.57 million, 9.03 percent, (32.33 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $7.92 million, 4.41 percent, (18.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $4.52 million, 6.89 percent, (7.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 South Korea increased $5.37 million, 18.69 percent, (3.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan decreased $228,470, 0.76 percent, (3.02 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 64.79 percent of all these Caulking compounds, glaziers putty exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $642.63 million of the $991.92 million total.

All totaled, 44.35 percent of all these Caulking compounds, glaziers putty exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $439.93 million of the $991.92 million total