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

Exports: Printed or illustrated postcards, greeting cards

Printed or illustrated postcards, greeting cards, the No. 736 export by value totaled $8.03 million for the month of October, $85.72 million through October of 2018, and $129.31 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$71.22 M
2United Kingdom$4.93 M
3Hong Kong$2.58 M
4Mexico$1.26 M
5Dominican Republic$770,816
6The Netherlands$702,100
7Australia$669,199
8Japan$361,800
9El Salvador$284,670
10Germany$232,478
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $85.72 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $50,378,115
2Low-Valued Imports and Exports $10,730,964
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $5,288,076
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $3,735,586
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $2,972,139
6Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $1,310,540
7Port Laredo $1,098,284
8San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $873,038
9Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $773,178
10Port of Newark $677,446

U.S. exports of Printed or illustrated postcards, greeting cards decreased 20.88 percent through October to $85.72 million

U.S. exports of Printed or illustrated postcards, greeting cards decreased 20.88 percent from $108.34 million to $85.72 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 736 through October 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 $129.31 million, a $11.93 million, 8.45 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Hong Kong, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Dominican Republic. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Hong Kong and No. 5 Australia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $71,222,200
2United Kingdom $4,926,715
3Hong Kong $2,579,952
4Mexico $1,259,373
5Dominican Republic $770,816
6The Netherlands $702,100
7Australia $669,199
8Japan $361,800
9El Salvador $284,670
10Germany $232,478

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $11,522,163
2Low Value Shipments $2,109,549
3Atlanta/Savannah $1,203,713
4Buffalo $626,087
5Laredo $243,073
6Seattle $185,344
7Miami $173,611
8San Juan $158,810
9New York City $145,326
10Los Angeles $118,447

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:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 18.27 percent compared to last year to $50.38 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 30.7 percent compared to last year to $10.73 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 24.12 percent compared to last year to $5.29 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 6.95 percent compared to last year to $3.74 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 11.33 percent compared to last year to $2.97 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 $17.76 million, 19.96 percent, (83.08 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 United Kingdom decreased $2.56 million, 34.17 percent, (5.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Hong Kong increased $1.03 million, 66.22 percent, (3.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Mexico decreased $2.55 million, 66.97 percent, (1.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Dominican Republic increased $72,973, 10.46 percent, (0.9 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 94.21 percent of all these Printed or illustrated postcards, greeting cards exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $80.76 million of the $85.72 million total.

All totaled, 85.28 percent of all these Printed or illustrated postcards, greeting cards exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $73.1 million of the $85.72 million total