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

Exports: Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors

Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors, the No. 158 export by value totaled $162.44 million for the month of March, $440.95 million through March of 2019, and $2.27 billion 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
1Canada$51.03 M
2Japan$33.39 M
3Panama$31.99 M
4United Kingdom$31.38 M
5The Netherlands$29.28 M
6Australia$27.59 M
7Vietnam$24.04 M
8Spain$22.52 M
9France$22.12 M
10Germany$18.34 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $440.95 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Charleston $103,516,663
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $69,895,795
3Port of Virginia $63,545,797
4Port of Houston $52,213,658
5Port of Los Angeles $18,939,115
6Port Everglades, Fla. $12,098,248
7Port Miami $11,816,407
8Port Laredo $11,502,584
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $11,366,110
10Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $10,803,945

U.S. exports of Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors decreased 9.99 percent through March to $440.95 million

U.S. exports of Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors decreased 9.99 percent from $489.88 million to $440.95 million through the first three 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 158 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 149 for the last full year with a total value of $2.27 billion, a $190.98 million, 9.20 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Panama, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Charleston, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Panama, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 Australia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Charleston, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port Laredo.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $51,030,626
2Japan $33,388,693
3Panama $31,985,634
4United Kingdom $31,377,069
5The Netherlands $29,281,661
6Australia $27,593,288
7Vietnam $24,035,697
8Spain $22,516,260
9France $22,120,119
10Germany $18,341,339

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Charleston $122,054,971
2Atlanta/Savannah $103,685,908
3Houston $98,048,799
4Norfolk $67,574,070
5Los Angeles $42,239,061
6Miami $40,682,756
7Laredo $40,310,697
8Detroit $36,472,367
9Pembina, N.D. $14,410,179
10Buffalo $13,376,260

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first three months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Charleston rose 2.87 percent compared to last year to $103.52 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 28.29 percent compared to last year to $69.9 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 13.74 percent compared to last year to $63.55 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 27.75 percent compared to last year to $52.21 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 80.96 percent compared to last year to $18.94 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 Canada decreased $147,696, 0.29 percent, (11.57 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Japan increased $7.03 million, 26.68 percent, (7.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Panama decreased $19.22 million, 37.54 percent, (7.25 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Kingdom decreased $12.19 million, 27.98 percent, (7.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 The Netherlands decreased $5.78 million, 16.49 percent, (6.64 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 40.15 percent of all these Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $177.06 million of the $440.95 million total.

All totaled, 69.87 percent of all these Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $308.11 million of the $440.95 million total