Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Exports: Lactose, caramel, misc. sugars

Lactose, caramel, misc. sugars, the No. 204 export by value totaled $97.46 million for the month of February, $196.25 million through February of 2020, and $1.29 billion for all of 2019, 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$88.87 M
2Canada$26.91 M
3Japan$14.6 M
4China$8.23 M
5New Zealand$7.44 M
6India$4.91 M
7Indonesia$3.75 M
8Thailand$3.25 M
9Philippines$2.91 M
10South Korea$2.88 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $196.25 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Eagle Pass $45,135,119
2Port Laredo $18,866,921
3Port of Oakland, Calif. $18,373,801
4El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $13,322,442
5Port of Los Angeles $10,856,759
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $9,363,166
7Port of Long Beach $8,694,128
8Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $7,476,142
9Port of New York $6,353,509
10Port of Seattle, Wash. $5,584,332

U.S. exports of Lactose, caramel, misc. sugars increased 3.60 percent through February to $196.25 million

U.S. exports of Lactose, caramel, misc. sugars increased 3.60 percent from $189.44 million to $196.25 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 204 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 225 for the last full year with a total value of $1.29 billion, a $8.01 million, 0.63 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through February 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, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 4 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full 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, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $88,866,449
2Canada $26,907,084
3Japan $14,595,455
4China $8,228,455
5New Zealand $7,439,878
6India $4,905,264
7Indonesia $3,752,285
8Thailand $3,245,971
9Philippines $2,910,548
10South Korea $2,876,814

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LAREDO, TX $70,698,796
2LOS ANGELES, CA $21,905,216
3DETROIT, MI $15,006,356
4SAN FRANCISCO, CA $14,142,008
5EL PASO, TX $12,363,694
6NEW YORK CITY, NY $10,197,492
7SEATTLE, WA $7,332,522
8PEMBINA, ND $5,773,684
9NORFOLK, VA $4,793,988
10DULUTH, MN $4,192,066

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Eagle Pass rose 8.09 percent compared to last year to $45.14 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 0.18 percent compared to last year to $18.87 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 0.25 percent compared to last year to $18.37 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas fell 3.98 percent compared to last year to $13.32 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 16.8 percent compared to last year to $10.86 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 $498,736, 0.56 percent, (45.28 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $202,664, 0.75 percent, (13.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $1.05 million, 7.78 percent, (7.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China decreased $3.47 million, 29.66 percent, (4.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 New Zealand increased $933,538, 14.35 percent, (3.79 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 74.41 percent of all these Lactose, caramel, misc. sugars exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $146.04 million of the $196.25 million total.

All totaled, 54.29 percent of all these Lactose, caramel, misc. sugars exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $106.56 million of the $196.25 million total