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

Exports: Dental floss, preparations for oral hygiene

Dental floss, preparations for oral hygiene, the No. 360 export by value totaled $46.33 million for the month of October, $457.58 million through October of 2018, and $550.68 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$177.53 M
2Mexico$33.21 M
3South Korea$22.58 M
4China$22.02 M
5The Netherlands$20.9 M
6Germany$19.19 M
7Japan$15.7 M
8Australia$12.24 M
9Hong Kong$9.09 M
10Taiwan$8.36 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $457.58 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $94,728,407
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $51,213,347
3Port of Long Beach $30,028,551
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $29,688,342
5Los Angeles International Airport $25,721,169
6Port Laredo $24,036,676
7Port of Los Angeles $23,378,397
8Port of New York $18,632,123
9Chicago O’Hare International Airport $13,983,085
10Port of Houston $13,028,206

U.S. exports of Dental floss, preparations for oral hygiene decreased 1.27 percent through October to $457.58 million

U.S. exports of Dental floss, preparations for oral hygiene decreased 1.27 percent from $463.47 million to $457.58 million 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 360 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 352 for the last full year with a total value of $550.68 million, a $2.84 million, 0.52 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 China and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Los Angeles International Airport.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Los Angeles International Airport and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $177,530,510
2Mexico $33,213,973
3South Korea $22,581,150
4China $22,018,287
5The Netherlands $20,896,020
6Germany $19,194,690
7Japan $15,700,140
8Australia $12,237,157
9Hong Kong $9,094,030
10Taiwan $8,362,189

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Buffalo $22,978,046
2Detroit $16,057,103
3Los Angeles $12,776,393
4Great Falls, Mont. $5,221,820
5New York City $4,444,833
6Houston $3,804,879
7Laredo $3,561,459
8Miami $2,856,380
9Phoenix/Nogales $2,818,476
10Atlanta/Savannah $2,401,609

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 2.4 percent compared to last year to $94.73 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 1.34 percent compared to last year to $51.21 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 3.31 percent compared to last year to $30.03 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 9.42 percent compared to last year to $29.69 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 4.1 percent compared to last year to $25.72 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 $932,267, 0.52 percent, (38.8 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $5.19 million, 18.52 percent, (7.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 South Korea decreased $5.45 million, 19.45 percent, (4.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China increased $109,218, 0.5 percent, (4.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 The Netherlands decreased $145,156, 0.69 percent, (4.57 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 60.37 percent of all these Dental floss, preparations for oral hygiene exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $276.24 million of the $457.58 million total.

All totaled, 50.57 percent of all these Dental floss, preparations for oral hygiene exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $231.38 million of the $457.58 million total