Total Trade: $2.24 million
|1||Port of Oakland, Calif.||$1,404,020|
|2||Port Everglades, Fla.||$184,000|
|3||Miami International Airport||$178,819|
|5||Chicago O’Hare International Airport||$91,852|
|6||Port of New York||$76,161|
|7||Port of Philadelphia||$33,547|
|8||John F. Kennedy International Airport||$28,291|
|9||Port of Los Angeles||$23,790|
|10||International Falls, Minn.||$18,317|
U.S. exports of Raw natural cork increased 29.36 percent through August to $2.24 million
U.S. exports of Raw natural cork increased 29.36 percent from $1.73 million to $2.24 million through the first eight 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 1136 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1162 for the last full year with a total value of $3.44 million, a $1.05 million, 23.32 percent decrease from the 2017 total.
Through August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Portugal, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Dominican Republic and No. 5 Colombia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 2 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 3 Miami International Airport, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.
In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Portugal, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Peru, No. 4 Colombia and No. 5 Turkey. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Philadelphia International Airport, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.
January – August 2019
|2||New York City||$137,791|
Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first eight months of the year were:
Highlights for the top five ports:
- Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 42.75 percent compared to last year to $1.4 million.
- Port Everglades, Fla. rose 1688.67 percent compared to last year to $184,000.
- Miami International Airport rose 254.83 percent compared to last year to $178,819.
- Port Laredo rose 115.99 percent compared to last year to $133,275.
- Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 65 percent compared to last year to $91,852.
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 Portugal increased $289,550, 25.8 percent, (62.97 percent of all shipments).
- U.S. exports to No. 2 Brazil increased $211,009, 1155.07 percent, (10.23 percent market share).
- U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico increased $25,051, 21.11 percent, (6.41 percent market share).
- U.S. exports to No. 4 Dominican Republic increased $96,408, 0 percent, (4.3 percent market share).
- U.S. exports to No. 5 Colombia increased $41,582, 90.18 percent, (3.91 percent of all shipments).
All totaled, 87.82 percent of all these Raw natural cork exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $1.97 million of the $2.24 million total.
All totaled, 88.84 percent of all these Raw natural cork exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $1.99 million of the $2.24 million total