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

Exports: Chocolate and other food products containing cocoa

Chocolate and other food products containing cocoa, the No. 172 export by value totaled $163.88 million for the month of October, $1.36 billion through October of 2018, and $1.65 billion 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$523.91 M
2Mexico$176.42 M
3South Korea$50.15 M
4Philippines$43.77 M
5Australia$38.61 M
6United Kingdom$36.91 M
7Japan$35.73 M
8Hong Kong$30.34 M
9Brazil$27.9 M
10China$26.24 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.36 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $166,332,679
2Port Laredo $163,267,907
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $146,468,147
4Port of Newark $128,038,087
5Port of Long Beach $104,209,415
6Port of Los Angeles $89,624,283
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $80,836,753
8Port of New York $64,786,162
9Port Miami $50,760,127
10Port Everglades, Fla. $35,540,991

U.S. exports of Chocolate and other food products containing cocoa increased 0.45 percent through October to $1.36 billion

U.S. exports of Chocolate and other food products containing cocoa increased 0.45 percent from $1.36 billion to $1.36 billion 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 172 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 167 for the last full year with a total value of $1.65 billion, a $50.15 million, 3.13 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Philippines and No. 5 Australia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Philippines. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $523,905,699
2Mexico $176,423,291
3South Korea $50,145,058
4Philippines $43,772,351
5Australia $38,613,955
6United Kingdom $36,907,591
7Japan $35,733,638
8Hong Kong $30,338,936
9Brazil $27,903,510
10China $26,240,873

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $41,427,133
2Los Angeles $36,394,699
3New York City $32,170,879
4Laredo $30,135,031
5Buffalo $29,330,991
6Miami $18,172,724
7Ogdensburg, N.Y. $9,342,342
8Seattle $8,488,817
9St. Albans, Vt. $5,452,476
10Houston $3,844,798

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:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 4.08 percent compared to last year to $166.33 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 6.7 percent compared to last year to $163.27 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 6.44 percent compared to last year to $146.47 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 17.4 percent compared to last year to $128.04 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 22.25 percent compared to last year to $104.21 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 decreased $22.5 million, 4.12 percent, (38.45 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $7.11 million, 3.87 percent, (12.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 South Korea decreased $3.53 million, 6.58 percent, (3.68 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Philippines increased $1.66 million, 3.94 percent, (3.21 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Australia increased $3.58 million, 10.21 percent, (2.83 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 61.13 percent of all these Chocolate and other food products containing cocoa exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $832.86 million of the $1.36 billion total.

All totaled, 51.99 percent of all these Chocolate and other food products containing cocoa exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $708.32 million of the $1.36 billion total