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

Exports: Petroleum jelly, mineral waxes

Petroleum jelly, mineral waxes, the No. 496 export by value totaled $25.3 million for the month of March, $72.54 million through March of 2019, and $339.17 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
1Canada$38.13 M
2Mexico$12.83 M
3Japan$5.43 M
4China$1.83 M
5The Netherlands$1.39 M
6Germany$1.35 M
7Australia$1.29 M
8India$1.2 M
9Brazil$1.1 M
10Belgium$603,726
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $72.54 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $20,779,833
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $8,732,924
3Port of New York $7,282,179
4Port Laredo $7,132,714
5Brownsville International Bridges $4,731,391
6Port of Virginia $3,764,332
7International Falls, Minn. $2,690,178
8Port of Houston $2,611,239
9Port of Baltimore, Md. $2,442,289
10Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $1,998,533

U.S. exports of Petroleum jelly, mineral waxes decreased 2.41 percent through March to $72.54 million

U.S. exports of Petroleum jelly, mineral waxes decreased 2.41 percent from $74.33 million to $72.54 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 496 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 486 for the last full year with a total value of $339.17 million, a $5.41 million, 1.62 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 China and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of New York, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Brownsville International Bridges.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 China and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of New York, No. 4 Brownsville International Bridges and No. 5 Port Laredo.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $38,127,209
2Mexico $12,830,884
3Japan $5,433,914
4China $1,833,270
5The Netherlands $1,387,980
6Germany $1,351,412
7Australia $1,287,055
8India $1,200,568
9Brazil $1,101,228
10Belgium $603,726

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Buffalo $30,571,146
2Laredo $21,495,063
3Detroit $13,721,683
4New York City $10,655,828
5Norfolk $4,858,932
6Los Angeles $4,581,172
7Baltimore $3,917,625
8Ogdensburg, N.Y. $3,506,814
9Duluth, Minn. $2,899,541
10Houston $1,452,404

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:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 0.46 percent compared to last year to $20.78 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 6.46 percent compared to last year to $8.73 million.
  • Port of New York fell 16.25 percent compared to last year to $7.28 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 58.28 percent compared to last year to $7.13 million.
  • Brownsville International Bridges fell 30.89 percent compared to last year to $4.73 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 increased $161,800, 0.43 percent, (52.56 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $473,637, 3.83 percent, (17.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $1.4 million, 34.59 percent, (7.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China decreased $1.39 million, 43.21 percent, (2.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 The Netherlands decreased $454,982, 24.69 percent, (1.91 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 82.18 percent of all these Petroleum jelly, mineral waxes exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $59.61 million of the $72.54 million total.

All totaled, 67.08 percent of all these Petroleum jelly, mineral waxes exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $48.66 million of the $72.54 million total