Total Trade: $203.47 million
|1||Port of Virginia||$145,326,684|
|2||Port of New York||$18,467,285|
|4||Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY||$7,074,723|
|6||Port of Savannah, Ga.||$4,270,843|
|7||Port of Chester, Penn.||$2,849,529|
|8||Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y.||$2,438,644|
|9||Port of Newark||$1,906,360|
|10||Port Everglades, Fla.||$1,059,623|
U.S. exports of Raw tobacco increased 24.25 percent through February to $203.47 million
U.S. exports of Raw tobacco increased 24.25 percent from $163.76 million to $203.47 million through the first two 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 209 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 248 for the last full year with a total value of $1.07 billion, a $37.27 million, 3.36 percent decrease from the 2017 total.
Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Switzerland, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 Dominican Republic, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Virginia, No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port Miami.
In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Dominican Republic, No. 3 Switzerland, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Virginia, No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Wilmington, N.C. and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..
January – February 2019
|2||New York City||$31,934,796|
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:
- Port of Virginia rose 26.36 percent compared to last year to $145.33 million.
- Port of New York rose 123.78 percent compared to last year to $18.47 million.
- Port Laredo rose 20.78 percent compared to last year to $12.2 million.
- Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 20.34 percent compared to last year to $7.07 million.
- Port Miami rose 144.79 percent compared to last year to $4.99 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 increased $15.78 million, 92.81 percent, (16.11 percent of all shipments).
- U.S. exports to No. 2 Italy increased $18.84 million, 202.62 percent, (13.83 percent market share).
- U.S. exports to No. 3 Dominican Republic increased $6.87 million, 33.61 percent, (13.41 percent market share).
- U.S. exports to No. 4 Mexico decreased $11.5 million, 37.6 percent, (9.38 percent market share).
- U.S. exports to No. 5 South Korea increased $10.83 million, 432.82 percent, (6.55 percent of all shipments).
All totaled, 59.29 percent of all these Raw tobacco exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $120.63 million of the $203.47 million total.
All totaled, 92.43 percent of all these Raw tobacco exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $188.06 million of the $203.47 million total