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

Exports: Diapers, tampons, sanitary napkins

Diapers, tampons, sanitary napkins, the No. 302 export by value totaled $61.28 million for the month of July, $440.01 million through July of 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

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$328.08 M
2Mexico$12.73 M
3Dominican Republic$10.94 M
4Trinidad and Tobago$9.02 M
5Panama$5.77 M
6Belgium$5.49 M
7Costa Rica$4.05 M
8South Korea$3.98 M
9Israel$3.77 M
10Jamaica$3.56 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $440.01 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $155,346,450
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $64,804,945
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $29,497,039
4Low-Valued Imports and Exports $23,940,160
5Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $20,622,006
6Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $11,867,464
7Port of Wilmington, N.C. $11,727,718
8Port Laredo $11,625,998
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $11,518,456
10Port Everglades, Fla. $10,741,630

U.S. exports of Diapers, tampons, sanitary napkins decreased 11.37 percent through July to $440.01 million

U.S. exports of Diapers, tampons, sanitary napkins decreased 11.37 percent from $496.49 million to $440.01 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 302 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 284 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 July of this year 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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $328,078,670
2Mexico $12,732,352
3Dominican Republic $10,936,110
4Trinidad and Tobago $9,020,131
5Panama $5,771,989
6Belgium $5,491,629
7Costa Rica $4,053,436
8South Korea $3,978,412
9Israel $3,769,979
10Jamaica $3,563,287

January – July 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 through through the first seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 6.97 percent compared to last year to $155.35 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 21.09 percent compared to last year to $64.8 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 35.52 percent compared to last year to $29.5 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 2.09 percent compared to last year to $23.94 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. rose 6.67 percent compared to last year to $20.62 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 $18.92 million, 5.45 percent, (74.56 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $1.95 million, 18.12 percent, (2.89 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Dominican Republic decreased $4.99 million, 31.35 percent, (2.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Trinidad and Tobago decreased $130,005, 1.42 percent, (2.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Panama increased $792,959, 15.93 percent, (1.31 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 83.3 percent of all these Diapers, tampons, sanitary napkins exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $366.54 million of the $440.01 million total.

All totaled, 66.86 percent of all these Diapers, tampons, sanitary napkins exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $294.21 million of the $440.01 million total