Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Cocoa powder, not sweetened

Cocoa powder, not sweetened, the No. 774 export by value totaled $7.16 million for the month of December, $78.86 million in 2019, and $77.99 million 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

RankCountry2019
1Canada$40.51 M
2Mexico$24.2 M
3Philippines$1.21 M
4South Korea$1.2 M
5Estonia$1.09 M
6Japan$1.07 M
7Argentina$942,380
8Brazil$852,773
9Guatemala$846,939
10China$841,266
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U.S. exports of Cocoa powder, not sweetened increased 1.11 percent through December 2019 to $78.86 million

U.S. exports of Cocoa powder, not sweetened increased 1.11 percent from $77.99 million to $78.86 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 774 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 786 for the last full year with a total value of $77.99 million, a $10.54 million, 11.91 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through December of 2019 the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Philippines, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Estonia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

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 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of New York.

January – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $40,508,132
2Mexico $24,203,482
3Philippines $1,208,047
4South Korea $1,201,199
5Estonia $1,086,967
6Japan $1,070,283
7Argentina $942,380
8Brazil $852,773
9Guatemala $846,939
10China $841,266

January – December 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $8,972,616
2Ogdensburg, N.Y. $3,772,185
3Buffalo $3,627,673
4New York City $3,256,944
5Detroit $2,384,836
6Seattle $838,522
7Philadelphia $521,453
8El Paso $299,325
9Los Angeles $273,732
10Pembina, N.D. $261,918

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 31.59 percent compared to last year to $18.19 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 9.58 percent compared to last year to $11.71 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 26.77 percent compared to last year to $10.25 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 96.47 percent compared to last year to $6.65 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 97.01 percent compared to last year to $5.03 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 $6.69 million, 19.79 percent, (51.37 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $5.88 million, 19.54 percent, (30.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Philippines increased $278,400, 29.95 percent, (1.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 South Korea decreased $105,089, 8.04 percent, (1.52 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Estonia increased $982,337, 938.87 percent, (1.38 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 86.49 percent of all these Cocoa powder, not sweetened exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $68.21 million of the $78.86 million total.

All totaled, 65.71 percent of all these Cocoa powder, not sweetened exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $51.82 million of the $78.86 million total