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

Exports: Raw natural cork

Raw natural cork, the No. 1136 export by value totaled $166,738 for the month of August, $2.24 million through August of 2019, and $3.44 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
1Portugal$1.41 M
2Brazil$229,277
3Mexico$143,715
4Dominican Republic$96,408
5Colombia$87,691
6Costa Rica$30,282
7Indonesia$29,506
8Singapore$28,809
9Turkey$21,515
10Pakistan$20,880
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.24 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Oakland, Calif. $1,404,020
2Port Everglades, Fla. $184,000
3Miami International Airport $178,819
4Port Laredo $133,275
5Chicago O’Hare International Airport $91,852
6Port of New York $76,161
7Port of Philadelphia $33,547
8John F. Kennedy International Airport $28,291
9Port of Los Angeles $23,790
10International 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

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Portugal $1,411,827
2Brazil $229,277
3Mexico $143,715
4Dominican Republic $96,408
5Colombia $87,691
6Costa Rica $30,282
7Indonesia $29,506
8Singapore $28,809
9Turkey $21,515
10Pakistan $20,880

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1San Francisco $954,357
2New York City $137,791
3Miami $28,382
4Cleveland $23,885
5Philadelphia $15,259
6Laredo $14,754
7Chicago $13,597
8Detroit $8,400
9Los Angeles $7,658
10Atlanta/Savannah $7,121

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