Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Diapers, tampons, sanitary napkins

Diapers, tampons, sanitary napkins, the No. 301 export by value totaled $74.42 million for the month of December, $764.2 million in 2019, and $844.23 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$568.25 M
2Mexico$21.67 M
3Dominican Republic$19.39 M
4Trinidad and Tobago$15.37 M
5Panama$9.6 M
6South Korea$8.44 M
7Costa Rica$7.25 M
8China$6.65 M
9Belgium$6.6 M
10Israel$6.25 M
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U.S. exports of Diapers, tampons, sanitary napkins decreased 9.48 percent through December 2019 to $764.2 million

U.S. exports of Diapers, tampons, sanitary napkins decreased 9.48 percent from $844.23 million to $764.2 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 301 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 283 for the last full year with a total value of $844.23 million, a $39.53 million, 4.91 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through December of 2019 the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Dominican Republic, No. 4 Trinidad and Tobago and No. 5 Panama. 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 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..

January – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $568,250,095
2Mexico $21,672,938
3Dominican Republic $19,389,425
4Trinidad and Tobago $15,370,439
5Panama $9,597,233
6South Korea $8,440,918
7Costa Rica $7,254,012
8China $6,646,254
9Belgium $6,599,315
10Israel $6,247,873

January – December 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Buffalo $87,621,487
2Detroit $55,458,086
3Miami $15,744,279
4New York City $14,501,224
5Seattle $13,312,626
6Low Value Shipments $12,926,309
7Atlanta/Savannah $10,126,618
8Norfolk $9,246,952
9Los Angeles $6,273,668
10Ogdensburg, N.Y. $5,876,227

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 0.57 percent compared to last year to $284.39 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 14.29 percent compared to last year to $105.8 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 45.31 percent compared to last year to $43.13 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 1.62 percent compared to last year to $40.33 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. rose 2.7 percent compared to last year to $35.81 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 $22.3 million, 3.78 percent, (74.36 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $2.83 million, 15.01 percent, (2.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Dominican Republic decreased $5.47 million, 21.99 percent, (2.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Trinidad and Tobago decreased $1.41 million, 8.43 percent, (2.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Panama increased $328,838, 3.55 percent, (1.26 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 83 percent of all these Diapers, tampons, sanitary napkins exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $634.28 million of the $764.2 million total.

All totaled, 66.67 percent of all these Diapers, tampons, sanitary napkins exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $509.46 million of the $764.2 million total