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

Exports: Returned exports, with change

Returned exports, with change, the No. 175 export by value totaled $145.89 million for the month of December, $1.61 billion through December 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$381.03 M
2Haiti$339.09 M
3El Salvador$142.17 M
4Dominican Republic$125.14 M
5Jamaica$90.75 M
6Mexico$62.73 M
7Guyana$54.24 M
8Honduras$53.22 M
9Syria$45.25 M
10Uzbekistan$38.74 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.61 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New York $480,309,871
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $250,794,014
3Port Miami $200,876,942
4Port Everglades, Fla. $129,534,844
5Port of Houston $84,412,604
6John F. Kennedy International Airport $68,986,188
7Miami International Airport $66,715,655
8Port of Los Angeles $58,891,107
9Port Laredo $50,225,426
10Port of Philadelphia $36,873,600

U.S. exports of Returned exports, with change increased 0.89 percent through December to $1.61 billion

U.S. exports of Returned exports, with change increased 0.89 percent from $1.59 billion to $1.61 billion in 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 175 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 175 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 December 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 Port Everglades, Fla. 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 Dominican Republic, No. 4 Nicaragua and No. 5 El Salvador. 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Guatemala $381,034,115
2Haiti $339,089,888
3El Salvador $142,168,566
4Dominican Republic $125,142,037
5Jamaica $90,754,653
6Mexico $62,726,233
7Guyana $54,243,810
8Honduras $53,215,116
9Syria $45,248,347
10Uzbekistan $38,744,031

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1MIAMI, FL $309,983,062
2NEW YORK CITY, NY $188,279,878
3SAVANNAH, GA $106,730,738
4LOS ANGELES, CA $40,551,566
5LAREDO, TX $25,498,100
6CHARLESTON, SC $25,029,218
7BALTIMORE, MD $14,763,888
8HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $11,022,796
9SAN JUAN, PR $8,135,960
10PHILADELPHIA, PA $6,165,984

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New York rose 2.76 percent compared to last year to $480.31 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 2.54 percent compared to last year to $250.79 million.
  • Port Miami fell 35.28 percent compared to last year to $200.88 million.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. rose 137.69 percent compared to last year to $129.53 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 165.16 percent compared to last year to $84.41 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 $82.86 million, 27.79 percent, (23.74 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Haiti decreased $59.73 million, 14.98 percent, (21.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 El Salvador increased $49.59 million, 53.56 percent, (8.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Dominican Republic increased $5.35 million, 4.46 percent, (7.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Jamaica increased $23.5 million, 34.95 percent, (5.65 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 67.17 percent of all these Returned exports, with change exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $1.08 billion of the $1.61 billion total.

All totaled, 71.39 percent of all these Returned exports, with change exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $1.15 billion of the $1.61 billion total