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

Exports: Diapers, tampons, sanitary napkins

Diapers, tampons, sanitary napkins, the No. 284 export by value totaled $70.65 million for the month of October, $712.88 million through October of 2018, and $804.69 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$497.94 M
2Belgium$32.26 M
3Dominican Republic$20.65 M
4Mexico$15.57 M
5Trinidad and Tobago$13.74 M
6South Korea$10.07 M
7Costa Rica$9.65 M
8Guatemala$8.38 M
9Spain$7.8 M
10Panama$7.5 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $712.88 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $238,381,189
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $77,496,837
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $65,854,367
4Low-Valued Imports and Exports $33,331,547
5Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $28,874,483
6Port of Virginia $28,197,675
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $20,816,063
8Port of New York $20,016,332
9Port of Newark $19,932,129
10Port Everglades, Fla. $17,412,602

U.S. exports of Diapers, tampons, sanitary napkins increased 5.52 percent through October to $712.88 million

U.S. exports of Diapers, tampons, sanitary napkins increased 5.52 percent from $675.59 million to $712.88 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 284 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 286 for the last full year with a total value of $804.69 million, a $19.06 million, 2.43 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Belgium, No. 3 Dominican Republic, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Trinidad and Tobago. 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 Low-Valued Imports and Exports and No. 5 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Belgium, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Dominican Republic and No. 5 Trinidad and Tobago. 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 Low-Valued Imports and Exports and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $497,935,609
2Belgium $32,256,042
3Dominican Republic $20,653,442
4Mexico $15,569,193
5Trinidad and Tobago $13,735,590
6South Korea $10,074,402
7Costa Rica $9,646,010
8Guatemala $8,378,203
9Spain $7,799,581
10Panama $7,498,282

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Buffalo $43,211,067
2Detroit $27,372,777
3Miami $7,535,254
4Atlanta/Savannah $7,232,663
5Seattle $6,965,579
6New York City $6,669,774
7Low Value Shipments $6,574,014
8Norfolk $5,698,036
9Los Angeles $3,922,786
10Ogdensburg, N.Y. $3,141,834

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 rose 12.65 percent compared to last year to $238.38 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 5.06 percent compared to last year to $77.5 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 20.69 percent compared to last year to $65.85 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 38.49 percent compared to last year to $33.33 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. rose 2.76 percent compared to last year to $28.87 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 $19.25 million, 4.02 percent, (69.85 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Belgium increased $2.75 million, 9.33 percent, (4.52 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Dominican Republic increased $5.2 million, 33.69 percent, (2.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Mexico decreased $811,440, 4.95 percent, (2.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Trinidad and Tobago increased $1.46 million, 11.93 percent, (1.93 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 81.38 percent of all these Diapers, tampons, sanitary napkins exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $580.15 million of the $712.88 million total.

All totaled, 62.27 percent of all these Diapers, tampons, sanitary napkins exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $443.94 million of the $712.88 million total