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

Exports: Misc. organic cleansers, including soaps

Misc. organic cleansers, including soaps, the No. 97 export by value totaled $278.96 million for the month of July, $1.97 billion through July of 2019, and $3.44 billion 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
1Canada$758.69 M
2Mexico$155.18 M
3China$111.5 M
4Brazil$77.1 M
5Belgium$65.31 M
6Taiwan$60.44 M
7South Korea$57.59 M
8The Netherlands$54.49 M
9Japan$51.43 M
10Germany$46.42 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.97 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $299,098,682
2Port of New York $148,668,473
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $133,897,600
4Port of Houston $133,775,324
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $132,273,243
6Port Laredo $117,949,366
7Port of Virginia $98,379,823
8Port of Charleston $91,723,329
9Port of Los Angeles $90,539,322
10Port of Long Beach $74,675,238

U.S. exports of Misc. organic cleansers, including soaps decreased 3.65 percent through July to $1.97 billion

U.S. exports of Misc. organic cleansers, including soaps decreased 3.65 percent from $2.04 billion to $1.97 billion through the first seven 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 97 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 95 for the last full year with a total value of $3.44 billion, a $9.69 million, 0.28 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 Belgium. 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 of Houston and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

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 Belgium. 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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $758,685,399
2Mexico $155,178,447
3China $111,500,830
4Brazil $77,101,779
5Belgium $65,308,321
6Taiwan $60,437,161
7South Korea $57,591,923
8The Netherlands $54,488,227
9Japan $51,433,529
10Germany $46,423,492

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $231,280,908
2Los Angeles $116,110,137
3New York City $96,772,123
4Houston $82,689,769
5Laredo $69,284,342
6Buffalo $65,635,475
7Norfolk $49,789,322
8Atlanta/Savannah $47,856,366
9Charleston $45,487,064
10Pembina, N.D. $44,141,989

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 0.9 percent compared to last year to $299.1 million.
  • Port of New York rose 2.32 percent compared to last year to $148.67 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 7.96 percent compared to last year to $133.9 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 1.19 percent compared to last year to $133.78 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 6.09 percent compared to last year to $132.27 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 decreased $8.29 million, 1.08 percent, (38.55 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $5.73 million, 3.56 percent, (7.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China decreased $35.99 million, 24.4 percent, (5.67 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Brazil increased $9.86 million, 14.66 percent, (3.92 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Belgium decreased $5.34 million, 7.56 percent, (3.32 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 59.33 percent of all these Misc. organic cleansers, including soaps exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $1.17 billion of the $1.97 billion total.

All totaled, 43.07 percent of all these Misc. organic cleansers, including soaps exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $847.71 million of the $1.97 billion total