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

Exports: Diapers, tampons, sanitary napkins

Diapers, tampons, sanitary napkins, the No. 283 export by value totaled $62.15 million for the month of December, $844.23 million through December 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$590.55 M
2Belgium$38.74 M
3Dominican Republic$24.86 M
4Mexico$18.84 M
5Trinidad and Tobago$16.78 M
6South Korea$10.85 M
7Costa Rica$10.79 M
8Guatemala$9.84 M
9Panama$9.27 M
10Spain$8.35 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $844.23 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $282,791,609
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $92,568,381
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $78,868,132
4Low-Valued Imports and Exports $39,683,842
5Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $34,869,441
6Port of Virginia $31,746,591
7Port of Newark $25,049,491
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $23,706,518
9Port of New York $22,673,050
10Port Everglades, Fla. $21,218,117

U.S. exports of Diapers, tampons, sanitary napkins increased 4.91 percent through December to $844.23 million

U.S. exports of Diapers, tampons, sanitary napkins increased 4.91 percent from $804.69 million to $844.23 million in 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 283 through December 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 December 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $590,551,703
2Belgium $38,736,733
3Dominican Republic $24,855,746
4Mexico $18,844,069
5Trinidad and Tobago $16,784,653
6South Korea $10,845,840
7Costa Rica $10,790,736
8Guatemala $9,837,987
9Panama $9,268,395
10Spain $8,352,274

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1BUFFALO, NY $127,081,578
2DETROIT, MI $81,942,726
3MIAMI, FL $22,974,718
4SEATTLE, WA $20,932,352
5NEW YORK CITY, NY $20,660,906
6LOW VALUE $19,378,106
7SAVANNAH, GA $16,233,446
8NORFOLK, VA $15,051,044
9LOS ANGELES, CA $10,368,570
10OGDENSBURG, NY $9,058,706

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 10.39 percent compared to last year to $282.79 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 5.38 percent compared to last year to $92.57 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 21.66 percent compared to last year to $78.87 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 34.52 percent compared to last year to $39.68 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. rose 3.13 percent compared to last year to $34.87 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 $18.96 million, 3.32 percent, (69.95 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Belgium increased $4.11 million, 11.87 percent, (4.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Dominican Republic increased $6.81 million, 37.74 percent, (2.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Mexico decreased $503,880, 2.6 percent, (2.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Trinidad and Tobago increased $1.89 million, 12.73 percent, (1.99 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 81.7 percent of all these Diapers, tampons, sanitary napkins exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $689.77 million of the $844.23 million total.

All totaled, 62.64 percent of all these Diapers, tampons, sanitary napkins exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $528.78 million of the $844.23 million total