Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Exports: Printed or illustrated postcards, greeting cards

Printed or illustrated postcards, greeting cards, the No. 769 export by value totaled $6.99 million for the month of February, $12.46 million through February of 2020, and $93.89 million for all of 2019, the latest annual data available, according to U.S. Census Bureau data analyzed by WorldCity. Need more details? Read more

Click on any of the countries in the chart below to gain access to the specific exports and imports between that country and (port), how it compares to other ports for trade with that country, how that trade has changed over time, and much more. Data available both by value and tonnage. Download data. If you are not a subscriber, you can learn more by clicking on the subscribe link.

Top Markets

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$11.7 M
2Mexico$158,225
3United Kingdom$141,861
4Japan$51,977
5Australia$50,977
6Jamaica$36,500
7Germany$30,791
8Cayman Islands$30,064
9Saudi Arabia$29,129
10Trinidad and Tobago$27,597
Data loading...

U.S. exports of Printed or illustrated postcards, greeting cards decreased 14.12 percent through February to $12.46 million

U.S. exports of Printed or illustrated postcards, greeting cards decreased 14.12 percent from $14.51 million to $12.46 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 769 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 744 for the last full year with a total value of $93.89 million, a $8.4 million, 8.21 percent decrease from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Australia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Australia, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Singapore. 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 Long Beach.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $11,701,914
2Mexico $158,225
3United Kingdom $141,861
4Japan $51,977
5Australia $50,977
6Jamaica $36,500
7Germany $30,791
8Cayman Islands $30,064
9Saudi Arabia $29,129
10Trinidad and Tobago $27,597

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1DETROIT, MI $7,353,292
2LOW VALUE $2,486,112
3BUFFALO, NY $1,054,878
4SEATTLE, WA $482,892
5MIAMI, FL $177,774
6LOS ANGELES, CA $154,244
7LAREDO, TX $121,700
8PEMBINA, ND $104,090
9NEW ORLEANS, LA $85,738
10NORFOLK, VA $81,968

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 15.3 percent compared to last year to $7.69 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 22.26 percent compared to last year to $1.93 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 73.83 percent compared to last year to $934,301.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 0.46 percent compared to last year to $817,213.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. rose 204.02 percent compared to last year to $197,129.

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 $1.32 million, 10.17 percent, (93.91 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $31,314, 24.67 percent, (1.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 United Kingdom decreased $127,740, 47.38 percent, (1.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan decreased $16,861, 24.49 percent, (0.42 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Australia decreased $221,539, 81.29 percent, (0.41 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 97.14 percent of all these Printed or illustrated postcards, greeting cards exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $12.1 million of the $12.46 million total.

All totaled, 92.8 percent of all these Printed or illustrated postcards, greeting cards exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $11.56 million of the $12.46 million total