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

Exports: Dental floss, preparations for oral hygiene

Dental floss, preparations for oral hygiene, the No. 359 export by value totaled $50.42 million for the month of March, $129.99 million through March of 2019, and $552.1 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

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$53.65 M
2Mexico$7.51 M
3China$7.47 M
4Germany$7.42 M
5South Korea$6.82 M
6The Netherlands$5.68 M
7Japan$4.33 M
8Australia$2.95 M
9United Kingdom$2.37 M
10Russia$2.2 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $129.99 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $32,323,279
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $12,930,908
3Port of Long Beach $11,125,168
4Port of New York $7,514,951
5Los Angeles International Airport $6,548,311
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $6,149,915
7Port of Los Angeles $6,008,878
8Port Laredo $5,032,576
9Low-Valued Imports and Exports $3,398,268
10Port of Houston $3,092,505

U.S. exports of Dental floss, preparations for oral hygiene decreased 5.75 percent through March to $129.99 million

U.S. exports of Dental floss, preparations for oral hygiene decreased 5.75 percent from $137.92 million to $129.99 million through the first three 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 359 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 347 for the last full year with a total value of $552.1 million, a $1.42 million, 0.26 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 South Korea. 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 of New York and No. 5 Los Angeles International Airport.

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

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $53,653,494
2Mexico $7,505,551
3China $7,471,196
4Germany $7,417,666
5South Korea $6,815,410
6The Netherlands $5,676,014
7Japan $4,331,080
8Australia $2,945,819
9United Kingdom $2,372,752
10Russia $2,196,766

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Buffalo $46,304,212
2Detroit $32,900,317
3Los Angeles $28,177,944
4New York City $12,101,186
5Laredo $8,691,649
6Great Falls, Mont. $6,851,518
7Atlanta/Savannah $5,861,312
8Miami $5,563,214
9Houston $5,445,686
10San Francisco $4,640,370

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 2.74 percent compared to last year to $32.32 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 27.26 percent compared to last year to $12.93 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 42.64 percent compared to last year to $11.13 million.
  • Port of New York rose 60.25 percent compared to last year to $7.51 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 7.85 percent compared to last year to $6.55 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 $3.99 million, 6.93 percent, (41.27 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $1.5 million, 16.66 percent, (5.77 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $2.84 million, 61.41 percent, (5.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany increased $230,972, 3.21 percent, (5.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 South Korea increased $1.68 million, 32.61 percent, (5.24 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 63.75 percent of all these Dental floss, preparations for oral hygiene exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $82.86 million of the $129.99 million total.

All totaled, 54.19 percent of all these Dental floss, preparations for oral hygiene exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $70.44 million of the $129.99 million total