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

Exports: Petroleum jelly, mineral waxes

Petroleum jelly, mineral waxes, the No. 483 export by value totaled $24.4 million for the month of July, $174.72 million through July 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$90.71 M
2Mexico$29.23 M
3Japan$12.8 M
4China$5.2 M
5The Netherlands$3.85 M
6India$3.56 M
7Germany$2.99 M
8Brazil$2.6 M
9Australia$2.43 M
10Taiwan$1.83 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $174.72 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $47,314,712
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $23,105,818
3Port Laredo $17,826,632
4Port of New York $17,730,112
5Brownsville International Bridges $9,706,609
6Port of Virginia $9,061,570
7Port of Houston $7,029,001
8Port of Baltimore, Md. $6,285,692
9International Falls, Minn. $5,443,656
10Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $4,849,765

U.S. exports of Petroleum jelly, mineral waxes decreased 6.80 percent through July to $174.72 million

U.S. exports of Petroleum jelly, mineral waxes decreased 6.80 percent from $187.46 million to $174.72 million through the first seven 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 483 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 477 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 July 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 Laredo, No. 4 Port of New York 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 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 Brownsville International Bridges and No. 5 Port Laredo.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $90,706,438
2Mexico $29,226,894
3Japan $12,799,319
4China $5,204,510
5The Netherlands $3,846,928
6India $3,557,660
7Germany $2,985,086
8Brazil $2,601,000
9Australia $2,431,058
10Taiwan $1,833,346

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 11.13 percent compared to last year to $47.31 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 4.94 percent compared to last year to $23.11 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 33.66 percent compared to last year to $17.83 million.
  • Port of New York fell 13.37 percent compared to last year to $17.73 million.
  • Brownsville International Bridges fell 25.43 percent compared to last year to $9.71 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 decreased $7.56 million, 7.7 percent, (51.92 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $939,122, 3.32 percent, (16.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $2.07 million, 19.29 percent, (7.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China decreased $3.19 million, 37.99 percent, (2.98 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 The Netherlands decreased $442,405, 10.31 percent, (2.2 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 81.15 percent of all these Petroleum jelly, mineral waxes exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $141.78 million of the $174.72 million total.

All totaled, 66.21 percent of all these Petroleum jelly, mineral waxes exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $115.68 million of the $174.72 million total