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

Exports: Lactose, caramel, misc. sugars

Lactose, caramel, misc. sugars, the No. 213 export by value totaled $104.36 million for the month of October, $1.09 billion through October of 2018, and $1.31 billion 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
1Mexico$533.54 M
2Canada$167.9 M
3China$65.21 M
4Japan$60.79 M
5New Zealand$26.96 M
6South Korea$19.37 M
7Indonesia$19.01 M
8Philippines$17.29 M
9Singapore$15.49 M
10India$14.96 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.09 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas $257,660,958
2El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $107,608,038
3Port Laredo $96,943,439
4Port of Oakland, Calif. $95,255,913
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $66,863,803
6Port of Los Angeles $55,035,400
7Port of Long Beach $42,056,066
8Port of New York $33,860,518
9Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $31,683,826
10Port of Seattle, Wash. $24,144,746

U.S. exports of Lactose, caramel, misc. sugars decreased 1.46 percent through October to $1.09 billion

U.S. exports of Lactose, caramel, misc. sugars decreased 1.46 percent from $1.11 billion to $1.09 billion 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 213 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 200 for the last full year with a total value of $1.31 billion, a $72.57 million, 5.85 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 New Zealand. The leading gateways were No. 1 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Oakland, Calif. and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 New Zealand. The leading gateways were No. 1 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 3 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $533,538,846
2Canada $167,902,707
3China $65,210,987
4Japan $60,790,815
5New Zealand $26,957,365
6South Korea $19,374,717
7Indonesia $19,005,166
8Philippines $17,286,934
9Singapore $15,486,807
10India $14,962,785

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $60,171,419
2Detroit $22,448,759
3El Paso $21,709,086
4San Francisco $18,811,461
5Los Angeles $15,733,623
6Seattle $11,764,600
7New York City $5,818,059
8Pembina, N.D. $4,463,842
9San Diego $3,584,604
10Phoenix/Nogales $3,329,727

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:

  • Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas fell 2.15 percent compared to last year to $257.66 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 6.88 percent compared to last year to $107.61 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 21.27 percent compared to last year to $96.94 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 15.36 percent compared to last year to $95.26 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 0.83 percent compared to last year to $66.86 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 Mexico decreased $3.42 million, 0.64 percent, (48.96 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $5.23 million, 3.02 percent, (15.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $9.15 million, 16.33 percent, (5.98 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan increased $6.27 million, 11.5 percent, (5.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 New Zealand decreased $2.4 million, 8.18 percent, (2.47 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 78.4 percent of all these Lactose, caramel, misc. sugars exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $854.4 million of the $1.09 billion total.

All totaled, 57.29 percent of all these Lactose, caramel, misc. sugars exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $624.33 million of the $1.09 billion total