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

Exports: Petroleum jelly, mineral waxes

Petroleum jelly, mineral waxes, the No. 471 export by value totaled $29.88 million for the month of October, $279.7 million through October of 2018, and $333.77 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
1Canada$148.25 M
2Mexico$43.08 M
3Japan$16.59 M
4China$10.72 M
5India$6.94 M
6The Netherlands$6.47 M
7Germany$5.51 M
8Brazil$5.2 M
9Australia$3.03 M
10United Kingdom$2.51 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $279.7 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $79,428,411
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $36,746,516
3Port of New York $30,002,118
4Port Laredo $21,650,146
5Brownsville International Bridges $18,876,262
6Port of Virginia $11,918,829
7Port of Baltimore, Md. $11,378,082
8International Falls, Minn. $9,956,142
9Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $8,958,586
10Port of Houston $8,649,476

U.S. exports of Petroleum jelly, mineral waxes decreased 1.95 percent through October to $279.7 million

U.S. exports of Petroleum jelly, mineral waxes decreased 1.95 percent from $285.27 million to $279.7 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 471 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 450 for the last full year with a total value of $333.77 million, a $45.21 million, 15.67 percent increase from the 2016 total.

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

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $148,251,929
2Mexico $43,081,993
3Japan $16,593,339
4China $10,715,305
5India $6,944,745
6The Netherlands $6,467,334
7Germany $5,505,726
8Brazil $5,196,025
9Australia $3,030,348
10United Kingdom $2,505,702

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Buffalo $13,785,682
2Laredo $7,530,577
3Detroit $5,790,736
4New York City $4,585,008
5Baltimore $2,368,771
6Los Angeles $2,363,485
7Norfolk $2,009,090
8Ogdensburg, N.Y. $1,683,479
9Duluth, Minn. $1,151,521
10Houston $709,176

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:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 18.47 percent compared to last year to $79.43 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 21.31 percent compared to last year to $36.75 million.
  • Port of New York fell 8.81 percent compared to last year to $30 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 63.47 percent compared to last year to $21.65 million.
  • Brownsville International Bridges rose 25.5 percent compared to last year to $18.88 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 $27.75 million, 23.03 percent, (53 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $34.21 million, 44.26 percent, (15.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $4.37 million, 35.77 percent, (5.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China decreased $3.09 million, 22.36 percent, (3.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 India increased $315,862, 4.76 percent, (2.48 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 80.65 percent of all these Petroleum jelly, mineral waxes exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $225.59 million of the $279.7 million total.

All totaled, 66.75 percent of all these Petroleum jelly, mineral waxes exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $186.7 million of the $279.7 million total