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

Exports: Dental floss, preparations for oral hygiene

Dental floss, preparations for oral hygiene, the No. 366 export by value totaled $38.97 million for the month of July, $300.53 million through July 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$120.86 M
2Mexico$20.02 M
3China$18.35 M
4South Korea$15.2 M
5Germany$14.57 M
6The Netherlands$11.98 M
7Japan$9.69 M
8Australia$6.92 M
9Russia$5.2 M
10Hong Kong$5.01 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $300.53 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $69,906,632
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $31,099,235
3Port of Long Beach $23,809,138
4Los Angeles International Airport $18,522,358
5Port of New York $16,624,258
6Port of Los Angeles $16,173,079
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $13,819,298
8Port Laredo $13,750,108
9Low-Valued Imports and Exports $7,812,524
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $6,297,917

U.S. exports of Dental floss, preparations for oral hygiene decreased 7.71 percent through July to $300.53 million

U.S. exports of Dental floss, preparations for oral hygiene decreased 7.71 percent from $325.63 million to $300.53 million through the first seven 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 366 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 356 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 July of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Germany. 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 of New York.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 The Netherlands. 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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $120,861,438
2Mexico $20,017,702
3China $18,352,552
4South Korea $15,200,534
5Germany $14,568,797
6The Netherlands $11,981,824
7Japan $9,690,179
8Australia $6,919,084
9Russia $5,196,947
10Hong Kong $5,007,964

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 3.04 percent compared to last year to $69.91 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 21.63 percent compared to last year to $31.1 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 15.59 percent compared to last year to $23.81 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 9.51 percent compared to last year to $18.52 million.
  • Port of New York rose 38.59 percent compared to last year to $16.62 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 $7.12 million, 5.56 percent, (40.22 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $4.36 million, 17.87 percent, (6.66 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $4.65 million, 33.95 percent, (6.11 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 South Korea decreased $443,182, 2.83 percent, (5.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany decreased $858,885, 5.57 percent, (4.85 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 62.89 percent of all these Dental floss, preparations for oral hygiene exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $189 million of the $300.53 million total.

All totaled, 53.23 percent of all these Dental floss, preparations for oral hygiene exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $159.96 million of the $300.53 million total