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

Exports: Natural waters

Natural waters, the No. 639 export by value totaled $11.89 million for the month of February, $23.42 million through February of 2019, and $151.19 million 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
1Japan$9.98 M
2Canada$2.97 M
3Mexico$1.97 M
4The Netherlands$1.08 M
5Taiwan$835,622
6Panama$788,844
7Australia$503,357
8China$466,294
9United Kingdom$457,760
10Cayman Islands$398,222
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $23.42 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Oakland, Calif. $4,174,150
2Port of Long Beach $2,933,682
3Port of Honolulu, Hawaii $2,463,594
4Port of Los Angeles $2,285,265
5Port Everglades, Fla. $1,742,546
6Port Miami $1,342,685
7Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $1,149,570
8Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $1,068,802
9Port of Tacoma, Wash. $1,044,769
10Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $428,378

U.S. exports of Natural waters increased 14.49 percent through February to $23.42 million

U.S. exports of Natural waters increased 14.49 percent from $20.45 million to $23.42 million through the first two 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 639 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 673 for the last full year with a total value of $151.19 million, a $11.32 million, 8.09 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 Taiwan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port of Honolulu, Hawaii, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port Everglades, Fla..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 Australia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Port of Honolulu, Hawaii and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $9,980,696
2Canada $2,970,110
3Mexico $1,972,183
4The Netherlands $1,083,238
5Taiwan $835,622
6Panama $788,844
7Australia $503,357
8China $466,294
9United Kingdom $457,760
10Cayman Islands $398,222

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $9,781,752
2Miami $6,282,175
3San Francisco $6,178,068
4Honolulu $4,330,319
5San Diego $2,959,759
6Buffalo $2,669,876
7Seattle $1,873,759
8Detroit $1,301,571
9New York City $982,559
10Laredo $729,377

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:

  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 46.48 percent compared to last year to $4.17 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 22.63 percent compared to last year to $2.93 million.
  • Port of Honolulu, Hawaii rose 30.33 percent compared to last year to $2.46 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 1.18 percent compared to last year to $2.29 million.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. rose 7 percent compared to last year to $1.74 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 Japan increased $1.87 million, 22.99 percent, (42.62 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $902,594, 23.31 percent, (12.68 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico decreased $331,553, 14.39 percent, (8.42 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 The Netherlands increased $174,555, 19.21 percent, (4.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Taiwan increased $658,050, 370.58 percent, (3.57 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 71.92 percent of all these Natural waters exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $16.84 million of the $23.42 million total.

All totaled, 58.07 percent of all these Natural waters exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $13.6 million of the $23.42 million total