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

Exports: Misc. organic cleansers, including soaps

Misc. organic cleansers, including soaps, the No. 97 export by value totaled $302.79 million for the month of March, $840.54 million through March 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$328.44 M
2Mexico$64.97 M
3China$48.22 M
4Belgium$31.6 M
5Brazil$30.71 M
6Taiwan$27.9 M
7South Korea$25.53 M
8The Netherlands$21.62 M
9Japan$21.05 M
10Germany$17.43 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $840.54 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $130,628,061
2Port of New York $61,675,026
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $56,969,151
4Port of Houston $56,103,591
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $54,426,210
6Port Laredo $50,441,668
7Port of Charleston $41,480,069
8Port of Virginia $41,068,626
9Port of Los Angeles $38,281,068
10Port of Long Beach $29,476,892

U.S. exports of Misc. organic cleansers, including soaps decreased 2.56 percent through March to $840.54 million

U.S. exports of Misc. organic cleansers, including soaps decreased 2.56 percent from $862.64 million to $840.54 million through the first three 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 March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 93 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 March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Belgium 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 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 Japan and No. 5 South Korea. 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 – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $328,444,808
2Mexico $64,971,667
3China $48,215,608
4Belgium $31,602,631
5Brazil $30,710,137
6Taiwan $27,897,925
7South Korea $25,529,829
8The Netherlands $21,615,476
9Japan $21,045,622
10Germany $17,432,120

January – March 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 three months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 3.38 percent compared to last year to $130.63 million.
  • Port of New York rose 8.32 percent compared to last year to $61.68 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 8.11 percent compared to last year to $56.97 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 7.38 percent compared to last year to $56.1 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 5.63 percent compared to last year to $54.43 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 $4.41 million, 1.33 percent, (39.08 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $2.47 million, 3.95 percent, (7.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China decreased $6.58 million, 12 percent, (5.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Belgium increased $3.57 million, 12.74 percent, (3.76 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Brazil increased $4.1 million, 15.42 percent, (3.65 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 59.95 percent of all these Misc. organic cleansers, including soaps exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $503.94 million of the $840.54 million total.

All totaled, 42.81 percent of all these Misc. organic cleansers, including soaps exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $359.8 million of the $840.54 million total