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

Exports: Matches

Matches, the No. 1125 export by value totaled $395,329 for the month of February, $538,973 through February of 2019, and $1.72 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
1China$287,837
2Canada$229,418
3Japan$7,554
4Switzerland$4,684
5Sweden$3,720
6South Africa$3,024
7United Kingdom$2,736
8India$0
9France$0
10Mexico$0
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U.S. exports of Matches increased 143.50 percent through February to $538,973

U.S. exports of Matches increased 143.50 percent from $221,344 to $538,973 through the first two 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 1125 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1178 for the last full year with a total value of $1.72 million, a $347,802, 16.79 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Switzerland and No. 5 Sweden. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. and No. 5 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 South Africa, No. 3 Switzerland, No. 4 France and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Mail Shipments and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $287,837
2Canada $229,418
3Japan $7,554
4Switzerland $4,684
5Sweden $3,720
6South Africa $3,024
7United Kingdom $2,736
8Saudi Arabia $0
9New Zealand $0
10Taiwan $0

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Low Value Shipments $178,079
2Detroit $82,052
3Pembina, N.D. $59,488
4Seattle $24,981
5Buffalo $24,102
6Miami $16,071
7Ogdensburg, N.Y. $15,603
8Los Angeles $10,436
9Charleston $6,900
10New York City $6,692

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:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport totaled $280,152. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 13.95 percent compared to last year to $81,603.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 1390.61 percent compared to last year to $53,334.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 119.85 percent compared to last year to $28,479.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. fell 46.56 percent compared to last year to $26,647.

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 China increased $287,837, 0 percent, (53.4 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $21,666, 10.43 percent, (42.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $7,554, 0 percent, (1.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Switzerland increased $597, 14.61 percent, (0.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Sweden increased $3,720, 0 percent, (0.69 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 98.93 percent of all these Matches exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $533,213 of the $538,973 total.

All totaled, 87.24 percent of all these Matches exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $470,215 of the $538,973 total