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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through October 2018.

Exports: Natural waters

Natural waters, the No. 648 export by value totaled $13.46 million for the month of October, $130 million through October of 2018, and $139.87 million for all of 2017, 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$57.44 M
2Canada$22.54 M
3Mexico$12.53 M
4The Netherlands$4.74 M
5Panama$3.35 M
6Australia$3.01 M
7Cayman Islands$1.94 M
8Taiwan$1.84 M
9Bermuda$1.76 M
10United Kingdom$1.59 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $130 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Oakland, Calif. $17,711,020
2Port of Los Angeles $15,860,550
3Port of Long Beach $15,436,815
4Port of Honolulu, Hawaii $12,302,700
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $9,459,278
6Port Everglades, Fla. $8,471,802
7Port of Tacoma, Wash. $7,328,941
8Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $7,008,096
9Port Miami $6,106,036
10Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $2,561,796

U.S. exports of Natural waters increased 6.31 percent through October to $130 million

U.S. exports of Natural waters increased 6.31 percent from $122.29 million to $130 million through the first 10 months of 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 648 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 645 for the last full year with a total value of $139.87 million, a $7.7 million, 5.83 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 Panama. 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.

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 Panama. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 2 Port of Honolulu, Hawaii, No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port Everglades, Fla..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $57,437,065
2Canada $22,536,680
3Mexico $12,532,059
4The Netherlands $4,739,425
5Panama $3,348,281
6Australia $3,009,696
7Cayman Islands $1,940,317
8Taiwan $1,842,235
9Bermuda $1,758,313
10United Kingdom $1,585,833

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $4,761,098
2Miami $2,913,842
3San Francisco $2,888,234
4Honolulu $1,908,733
5Buffalo $1,710,764
6San Diego $1,568,023
7Seattle $695,806
8Detroit $682,319
9Houston $428,537
10Laredo $422,424

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 9.71 percent compared to last year to $17.71 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 40.01 percent compared to last year to $15.86 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 7.34 percent compared to last year to $15.44 million.
  • Port of Honolulu, Hawaii fell 11.1 percent compared to last year to $12.3 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 44.21 percent compared to last year to $9.46 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 $1.7 million, 3.04 percent, (44.18 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $4.9 million, 27.76 percent, (17.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico increased $420,825, 3.47 percent, (9.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 The Netherlands decreased $621,444, 11.59 percent, (3.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Panama decreased $889,060, 20.98 percent, (2.58 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 77.38 percent of all these Natural waters exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $100.59 million of the $130 million total.

All totaled, 54.44 percent of all these Natural waters exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $70.77 million of the $130 million total