Total Trade: $971.88 million
|1||Port of Virginia||$729,675,154|
|2||Port of New York||$42,373,637|
|3||Port of Wilmington, N.C.||$39,595,339|
|5||Port of Savannah, Ga.||$28,928,471|
|6||Port of Newark||$19,238,760|
|7||Port of Charleston||$19,075,662|
|9||Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y.||$15,178,033|
|10||Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY||$11,268,054|
U.S. exports of Raw tobacco increased 5.96 percent through October to $971.88 million
U.S. exports of Raw tobacco increased 5.96 percent from $917.18 million to $971.88 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 232 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 233 for the last full year with a total value of $1.11 billion, a $37.17 million, 3.24 percent decrease from the 2016 total.
Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Switzerland, No. 2 China, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Dominican Republic and No. 5 Indonesia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Virginia, No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Port of Wilmington, N.C., No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..
In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Switzerland, No. 2 China, No. 3 Dominican Republic, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Virginia, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Wilmington, N.C., No. 4 Port of New York and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..
January – October 2018
|2||New York City||$15,219,190|
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:
- Port of Virginia rose 13.76 percent compared to last year to $729.68 million.
- Port of New York rose 8.44 percent compared to last year to $42.37 million.
- Port of Wilmington, N.C. fell 30.51 percent compared to last year to $39.6 million.
- Port Laredo fell 44.49 percent compared to last year to $33.67 million.
- Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 29.88 percent compared to last year to $28.93 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 Switzerland decreased $51.75 million, 20.08 percent, (21.2 percent of all shipments).
- U.S. exports to No. 2 China decreased $4.36 million, 2.68 percent, (16.25 percent market share).
- U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico increased $12.2 million, 18.57 percent, (8.01 percent market share).
- U.S. exports to No. 4 Dominican Republic decreased $1.34 million, 1.87 percent, (7.24 percent market share).
- U.S. exports to No. 5 Indonesia increased $32.78 million, 89.55 percent, (7.14 percent of all shipments).
All totaled, 59.84 percent of all these Raw tobacco exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $581.62 million of the $971.88 million total.
All totaled, 89.95 percent of all these Raw tobacco exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $874.24 million of the $971.88 million total