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

Exports: Lactose, caramel, misc. sugars

Lactose, caramel, misc. sugars, the No. 214 export by value totaled $92.77 million for the month of December, $1.28 billion through December 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$623.56 M
2Canada$198.14 M
3China$76.43 M
4Japan$71.98 M
5New Zealand$32.25 M
6Indonesia$22.45 M
7South Korea$22.37 M
8Philippines$19.93 M
9Singapore$19.71 M
10Australia$17.19 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.28 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas $299,948,141
2El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $125,619,943
3Port Laredo $114,160,597
4Port of Oakland, Calif. $111,404,682
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $76,946,426
6Port of Los Angeles $69,437,719
7Port of Long Beach $49,188,420
8Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $38,453,027
9Port of New York $38,159,925
10Port of Seattle, Wash. $29,223,307

U.S. exports of Lactose, caramel, misc. sugars decreased 2.58 percent through December to $1.28 billion

U.S. exports of Lactose, caramel, misc. sugars decreased 2.58 percent from $1.31 billion to $1.28 billion 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 214 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 202 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 December 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $623,564,591
2Canada $198,137,651
3China $76,432,361
4Japan $71,980,407
5New Zealand $32,247,747
6Indonesia $22,453,723
7South Korea $22,368,348
8Philippines $19,931,207
9Singapore $19,705,463
10Australia $17,194,686

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LAREDO, TX $175,534,556
2DETROIT, MI $61,736,580
3EL PASO, TX $61,009,382
4LOS ANGELES, CA $54,227,228
5SAN FRANCISCO, CA $52,999,148
6SEATTLE, WA $33,355,562
7NEW YORK CITY, NY $18,392,992
8PEMBINA, ND $18,152,596
9NORFOLK, VA $11,152,890
10SAN DIEGO, CA $10,096,870

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas fell 1.7 percent compared to last year to $299.95 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas fell 0.28 percent compared to last year to $125.62 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 16.14 percent compared to last year to $114.16 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 16.31 percent compared to last year to $111.4 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 1.25 percent compared to last year to $76.95 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 $16.78 million, 2.62 percent, (48.76 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $2.16 million, 1.08 percent, (15.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $9.32 million, 13.89 percent, (5.98 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan increased $5.16 million, 7.72 percent, (5.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 New Zealand decreased $743,699, 2.25 percent, (2.52 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 78.38 percent of all these Lactose, caramel, misc. sugars exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $1 billion of the $1.28 billion total.

All totaled, 56.93 percent of all these Lactose, caramel, misc. sugars exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $728.08 million of the $1.28 billion total