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

Exports: Misc. organic cleansers, including soaps

Misc. organic cleansers, including soaps, the No. 80 export by value totaled $307.67 million for the month of February, $609.4 million through February of 2020, and $3.34 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
1Canada$287.12 M
2Mexico$40 M
3China$31.98 M
4Taiwan$18.56 M
5Belgium$17.27 M
6South Korea$16.94 M
7Brazil$15.42 M
8The Netherlands$14.59 M
9Germany$12.13 M
10Japan$11.86 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $609.4 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $146,110,686
2Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $44,867,027
3Port of New York $41,645,037
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $35,118,895
5Port of Houston $31,350,234
6Port Laredo $29,648,353
7Port of Virginia $26,534,661
8Port of Charleston $24,537,360
9Port of Los Angeles $23,875,953
10Port of Long Beach $23,121,675

U.S. exports of Misc. organic cleansers, including soaps increased 13.32 percent through February to $609.4 million

U.S. exports of Misc. organic cleansers, including soaps increased 13.32 percent from $537.75 million to $609.4 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 80 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 96 for the last full year with a total value of $3.34 billion, a $99.76 million, 2.90 percent decrease from the 2018 total.

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

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

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $287,116,203
2Mexico $40,001,368
3China $31,978,853
4Taiwan $18,562,195
5Belgium $17,268,236
6South Korea $16,942,103
7Brazil $15,423,049
8The Netherlands $14,593,652
9Germany $12,127,956
10Japan $11,856,749

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1DETROIT, MI $157,030,988
2LOS ANGELES, CA $57,089,626
3NEW YORK CITY, NY $49,386,162
4BUFFALO, NY $36,424,144
5HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $31,371,694
6LAREDO, TX $27,965,272
7CHARLESTON, SC $24,172,150
8NORFOLK, VA $23,568,576
9SAVANNAH, GA $18,012,830
10PEMBINA, ND $17,808,586

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:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 70.09 percent compared to last year to $146.11 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 19.77 percent compared to last year to $44.87 million.
  • Port of New York rose 8.38 percent compared to last year to $41.65 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 2.49 percent compared to last year to $35.12 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 8.94 percent compared to last year to $31.35 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 $74.72 million, 35.18 percent, (47.11 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $2.07 million, 4.93 percent, (6.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $769,473, 2.47 percent, (5.25 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Taiwan decreased $1.04 million, 5.31 percent, (3.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Belgium decreased $1.32 million, 7.12 percent, (2.83 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 64.81 percent of all these Misc. organic cleansers, including soaps exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $394.93 million of the $609.4 million total.

All totaled, 49.08 percent of all these Misc. organic cleansers, including soaps exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $299.09 million of the $609.4 million total