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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2019.

Exports: Chocolate and other food products containing cocoa

Chocolate and other food products containing cocoa, the No. 174 export by value totaled $112.93 million for the month of February, $245.61 million through February of 2019, and $1.67 billion for all of 2018, 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$88.4 M
2Mexico$38.42 M
3South Korea$9.65 M
4Vietnam$7.97 M
5United Kingdom$7.63 M
6Australia$7.28 M
7Philippines$6.91 M
8Saudi Arabia$5.47 M
9United Arab Emirates$4.72 M
10Japan$4.67 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $245.61 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $34,298,044
2Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $29,533,810
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $24,286,881
4Port of Newark $23,890,452
5Port of Long Beach $21,616,575
6Port of New York $11,960,480
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $10,808,054
8Port of Los Angeles $10,105,137
9Port Miami $7,856,581
10Port Everglades, Fla. $6,908,418

U.S. exports of Chocolate and other food products containing cocoa increased 0.27 percent through February to $245.61 million

U.S. exports of Chocolate and other food products containing cocoa increased 0.27 percent from $244.96 million to $245.61 million through the first two months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 174 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 180 for the last full year with a total value of $1.67 billion, a $15.51 million, 0.94 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Vietnam and No. 5 United Kingdom. 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 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 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.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $88,399,187
2Mexico $38,415,223
3South Korea $9,646,590
4Vietnam $7,971,146
5United Kingdom $7,630,406
6Australia $7,282,917
7Philippines $6,914,901
8Saudi Arabia $5,472,196
9United Arab Emirates $4,718,164
10Japan $4,674,853

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $91,212,868
2Detroit $82,608,467
3New York City $80,769,785
4Buffalo $70,890,058
5Laredo $63,205,432
6Miami $34,534,192
7Seattle $21,408,626
8Ogdensburg, N.Y. $20,424,452
9St. Albans, Vt. $9,098,048
10Philadelphia $7,968,238

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 13.81 percent compared to last year to $34.3 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 0.69 percent compared to last year to $29.53 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 10.44 percent compared to last year to $24.29 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 11.38 percent compared to last year to $23.89 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 35.58 percent compared to last year to $21.62 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 $7.97 million, 8.27 percent, (35.99 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $6.16 million, 19.1 percent, (15.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 South Korea increased $872,755, 9.95 percent, (3.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Vietnam increased $4.26 million, 114.81 percent, (3.25 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom increased $938,487, 14.02 percent, (3.11 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 61.91 percent of all these Chocolate and other food products containing cocoa exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $152.06 million of the $245.61 million total.

All totaled, 54.41 percent of all these Chocolate and other food products containing cocoa exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $133.63 million of the $245.61 million total