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

Exports: Misc. organic cleansers, including soaps

Misc. organic cleansers, including soaps, the No. 96 export by value totaled $256.13 million for the month of December, $3.44 billion through December of 2018, and $3.45 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
1Canada$1.28 B
2Mexico$266.26 M
3China$235.9 M
4South Korea$123.29 M
5Brazil$117.74 M
6Japan$114.5 M
7Taiwan$112.58 M
8Belgium$107.51 M
9The Netherlands$87.27 M
10Germany$74.81 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $3.44 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $517,440,251
2Port of New York $255,741,030
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $237,208,344
4Port of Houston $228,409,974
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $212,550,057
6Port of Los Angeles $202,979,413
7Port Laredo $193,601,952
8Port of Virginia $150,270,953
9Port of Charleston $148,473,167
10Port of Long Beach $144,217,235

U.S. exports of Misc. organic cleansers, including soaps decreased 0.28 percent through December to $3.44 billion

U.S. exports of Misc. organic cleansers, including soaps decreased 0.28 percent from $3.45 billion to $3.44 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 96 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 91 for the last full year with a total value of $3.45 billion, a $187.13 million, 5.74 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $1,284,414,503
2Mexico $266,257,397
3China $235,899,560
4South Korea $123,289,147
5Brazil $117,738,631
6Japan $114,503,138
7Taiwan $112,584,409
8Belgium $107,506,016
9The Netherlands $87,268,431
10Germany $74,809,787

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1DETROIT, MI $351,399,678
2LOS ANGELES, CA $176,037,982
3NEW YORK CITY, NY $140,581,872
4HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $126,182,714
5LAREDO, TX $101,118,388
6BUFFALO, NY $98,253,178
7NORFOLK, VA $78,216,950
8CHARLESTON, SC $71,718,264
9PEMBINA, ND $69,133,448
10SAVANNAH, GA $66,572,976

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 5.29 percent compared to last year to $517.44 million.
  • Port of New York rose 2.73 percent compared to last year to $255.74 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 4.08 percent compared to last year to $237.21 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 1.19 percent compared to last year to $228.41 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 3.52 percent compared to last year to $212.55 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 Canada increased $3.82 million, 0.3 percent, (37.36 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $15.98 million, 6.38 percent, (7.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $145,394, 0.06 percent, (6.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 South Korea decreased $9.68 million, 7.28 percent, (3.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Brazil increased $7.29 million, 6.6 percent, (3.42 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 58.98 percent of all these Misc. organic cleansers, including soaps exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $2.03 billion of the $3.44 billion total.

All totaled, 42.22 percent of all these Misc. organic cleansers, including soaps exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $1.45 billion of the $3.44 billion total