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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through October 2018.

Exports: Returned exports, with change

Returned exports, with change, the No. 177 export by value totaled $171.53 million for the month of October, $1.33 billion through October of 2018, and $1.59 billion for all of 2017, 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
1Guatemala$323.78 M
2Haiti$296.05 M
3El Salvador$94.9 M
4Dominican Republic$93.79 M
5Jamaica$77.43 M
6Mexico$52.9 M
7Guyana$49.52 M
8Honduras$45.26 M
9Syria$40.47 M
10Nicaragua$27.24 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.33 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New York $438,087,785
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $212,291,637
3Port Miami $172,923,196
4Miami International Airport $60,974,211
5Port of Houston $60,261,736
6Port of Los Angeles $57,862,011
7Port Everglades, Fla. $55,069,335
8John F. Kennedy International Airport $50,663,890
9Port Laredo $42,947,636
10Port of Philadelphia $32,794,729

U.S. exports of Returned exports, with change increased 4.29 percent through October to $1.33 billion

U.S. exports of Returned exports, with change increased 4.29 percent from $1.28 billion to $1.33 billion 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 177 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 178 for the last full year with a total value of $1.59 billion, a $126.39 million, 7.36 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Guatemala, No. 2 Haiti, No. 3 El Salvador, No. 4 Dominican Republic and No. 5 Jamaica. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New York, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port Miami, No. 4 Miami International Airport and No. 5 Port of Houston.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Haiti, No. 2 Guatemala, No. 3 El Salvador, No. 4 Dominican Republic and No. 5 Nicaragua. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New York, No. 2 Port Miami, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Port Everglades, Fla..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Guatemala $323,780,390
2Haiti $296,053,966
3El Salvador $94,903,529
4Dominican Republic $93,788,203
5Jamaica $77,425,471
6Mexico $52,896,074
7Guyana $49,520,479
8Honduras $45,255,073
9Syria $40,468,781
10Nicaragua $27,242,290

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Miami $74,038,409
2New York City $60,305,476
3Atlanta/Savannah $42,702,830
4Los Angeles $14,589,327
5Charleston $11,792,970
6Laredo $9,163,186
7Houston $4,483,992
8Baltimore $4,357,746
9San Juan $4,067,980
10Chicago $1,610,905

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 New York rose 16.32 percent compared to last year to $438.09 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 10.67 percent compared to last year to $212.29 million.
  • Port Miami fell 34.85 percent compared to last year to $172.92 million.
  • Miami International Airport rose 84.54 percent compared to last year to $60.97 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 153.94 percent compared to last year to $60.26 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 Guatemala increased $68.93 million, 27.04 percent, (24.32 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Haiti decreased $4.63 million, 1.54 percent, (22.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 El Salvador increased $6.27 million, 7.08 percent, (7.13 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Dominican Republic increased $15.33 million, 19.55 percent, (7.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Jamaica increased $16.68 million, 27.46 percent, (5.82 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 66.54 percent of all these Returned exports, with change exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $885.95 million of the $1.33 billion total.

All totaled, 70.94 percent of all these Returned exports, with change exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $944.54 million of the $1.33 billion total