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

Exports: Lactose, caramel, misc. sugars

Lactose, caramel, misc. sugars, the No. 199 export by value totaled $112.89 million for the month of July, $767.56 million through July of 2019, and $1.28 billion 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
1Mexico$365.37 M
2Canada$114.06 M
3Japan$44.52 M
4China$39.24 M
5New Zealand$24.65 M
6Singapore$17.46 M
7Indonesia$14.38 M
8Philippines$13.98 M
9India$12.17 M
10South Korea$12.14 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $767.56 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas $192,470,719
2Port of Oakland, Calif. $74,360,831
3Port Laredo $74,304,722
4Port of Los Angeles $45,069,997
5El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $43,303,895
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $35,068,927
7Port of Long Beach $30,579,694
8Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $28,784,870
9Port of New York $21,281,344
10Port of Seattle, Wash. $20,482,421

U.S. exports of Lactose, caramel, misc. sugars increased 2.45 percent through July to $767.56 million

U.S. exports of Lactose, caramel, misc. sugars increased 2.45 percent from $749.18 million to $767.56 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 199 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 216 for the last full year with a total value of $1.28 billion, a $33.93 million, 2.58 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 China 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 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas.

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 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Oakland, Calif. and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $365,369,336
2Canada $114,055,881
3Japan $44,523,911
4China $39,241,129
5New Zealand $24,646,804
6Singapore $17,458,248
7Indonesia $14,383,738
8Philippines $13,981,873
9India $12,165,182
10South Korea $12,135,824

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $121,117,359
2El Paso $41,189,507
3Detroit $40,323,798
4Los Angeles $37,369,042
5San Francisco $34,983,600
6Seattle $21,149,065
7Pembina, N.D. $11,318,391
8New York City $10,909,465
9Norfolk $7,234,367
10San Diego $6,893,989

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:

  • Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas rose 10.77 percent compared to last year to $192.47 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 12.7 percent compared to last year to $74.36 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 14.4 percent compared to last year to $74.3 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 21.54 percent compared to last year to $45.07 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas fell 41.84 percent compared to last year to $43.3 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 increased $3.09 million, 0.85 percent, (47.6 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $7.72 million, 6.34 percent, (14.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $3.16 million, 7.63 percent, (5.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China decreased $4.96 million, 11.21 percent, (5.11 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 New Zealand increased $4.04 million, 19.63 percent, (3.21 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 76.58 percent of all these Lactose, caramel, misc. sugars exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $587.84 million of the $767.56 million total.

All totaled, 55.96 percent of all these Lactose, caramel, misc. sugars exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $429.51 million of the $767.56 million total