Total Trade: $599,307
|1||Port Everglades, Fla.||$139,661|
|3||Port of New York||$87,441|
|4||John F. Kennedy International Airport||$45,000|
|5||Low-Valued Imports and Exports||$42,768|
|6||Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich.||$23,971|
|7||Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio||$19,797|
|8||Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif.||$18,623|
|9||Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY||$15,434|
|10||Philadelphia International Airport||$12,250|
U.S. exports of Natural cork in strips, blocks or sheets increased 69.46 percent through December to $599,307
U.S. exports of Natural cork in strips, blocks or sheets increased 69.46 percent from $353,658 to $599,307 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 1201 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1209 for the last full year with a total value of $353,658, a $24,914, 6.58 percent decrease from the 2016 total.
Through December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Colombia, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 2 Port Miami, No. 3 Port of New York, No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Low-Valued Imports and Exports.
In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Colombia, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 India and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Miami, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas.
January – December 2018
|4||NEW YORK CITY, NY||$22,656|
|10||SAN DIEGO, CA||$0|
Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:
Highlights for the top five ports:
- Port Everglades, Fla. rose 1631.91 percent compared to last year to $139,661.
- Port Miami fell 16.42 percent compared to last year to $131,629.
- Port of New York totaled $87,441. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
- John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 650 percent compared to last year to $45,000.
- Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 21.12 percent compared to last year to $42,768.
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 Colombia increased $107,012, 69.55 percent, (43.53 percent of all shipments).
- U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $45,535, 86.05 percent, (16.43 percent market share).
- U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $61,087, 312.07 percent, (13.46 percent market share).
- U.S. exports to No. 4 Mexico increased $18,654, 131 percent, (5.49 percent market share).
- U.S. exports to No. 5 France increased $19,210, 0 percent, (3.21 percent of all shipments).
All totaled, 82.11 percent of all these Natural cork in strips, blocks or sheets exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $492,081 of the $599,307 total.
All totaled, 74.5 percent of all these Natural cork in strips, blocks or sheets exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $446,499 of the $599,307 total