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

Exports: Printed or illustrated postcards, greeting cards

Printed or illustrated postcards, greeting cards, the No. 759 export by value totaled $5.98 million for the month of July, $50.39 million through July of 2019, and $102.29 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$45.45 M
2United Kingdom$861,604
3Mexico$750,547
4Australia$548,487
5United Arab Emirates$423,841
6Hong Kong$222,423
7Japan$180,833
8Germany$154,824
9Singapore$133,415
10Panama$128,641
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U.S. exports of Printed or illustrated postcards, greeting cards decreased 11.08 percent through July to $50.39 million

U.S. exports of Printed or illustrated postcards, greeting cards decreased 11.08 percent from $56.67 million to $50.39 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 759 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 750 for the last full year with a total value of $102.29 million, a $27.02 million, 20.90 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Australia and No. 5 United Arab Emirates. 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 Laredo.

In the last previous full 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..

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $45,454,862
2United Kingdom $861,604
3Mexico $750,547
4Australia $548,487
5United Arab Emirates $423,841
6Hong Kong $222,423
7Japan $180,833
8Germany $154,824
9Singapore $133,415
10Panama $128,641

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $22,460,933
2Low Value Shipments $5,015,758
3Buffalo $1,548,804
4Atlanta/Savannah $1,248,104
5Seattle $487,396
6Laredo $366,668
7Miami $323,773
8Great Falls, Mont. $322,172
9New York City $305,568
10Los Angeles $263,556

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:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 4.28 percent compared to last year to $30.83 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 18.9 percent compared to last year to $8.94 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 18.06 percent compared to last year to $2.93 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 9.76 percent compared to last year to $2.37 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 27.08 percent compared to last year to $535,703.

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 $611,439, 1.33 percent, (90.21 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 United Kingdom decreased $3.04 million, 77.93 percent, (1.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico decreased $108,781, 12.66 percent, (1.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Australia increased $81,077, 17.35 percent, (1.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Arab Emirates increased $269,692, 174.96 percent, (0.84 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 95.34 percent of all these Printed or illustrated postcards, greeting cards exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $48.04 million of the $50.39 million total.

All totaled, 90.5 percent of all these Printed or illustrated postcards, greeting cards exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $45.6 million of the $50.39 million total