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

Exports: Soap, related soap products

Soap, related soap products, the No. 274 export by value totaled $79.4 million for the month of October, $756.99 million through October of 2018, and $892.95 million 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
1Canada$394.95 M
2Mexico$53.2 M
3South Korea$32.27 M
4Japan$25.45 M
5Australia$23.13 M
6China$22.29 M
7United Kingdom$16.02 M
8United Arab Emirates$15.55 M
9The Netherlands$14.57 M
10Singapore$12.14 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $756.99 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $144,238,586
2Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $116,105,994
3Port of Los Angeles $57,505,087
4Port of Long Beach $47,817,492
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $47,148,502
6Low-Valued Imports and Exports $42,816,315
7Port of New York $38,708,506
8Port Laredo $30,551,361
9Port of Newark $30,431,990
10Port Miami $13,465,764

U.S. exports of Soap, related soap products increased 2.23 percent through October to $756.99 million

U.S. exports of Soap, related soap products increased 2.23 percent from $740.45 million to $756.99 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 274 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 267 for the last full year with a total value of $892.95 million, a $29.08 million, 3.15 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Australia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Australia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Port of New York.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $394,948,244
2Mexico $53,201,040
3South Korea $32,268,138
4Japan $25,446,793
5Australia $23,127,422
6China $22,293,095
7United Kingdom $16,015,303
8United Arab Emirates $15,550,246
9The Netherlands $14,565,384
10Singapore $12,135,269

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $37,494,456
2Los Angeles $21,483,378
3Buffalo $20,826,282
4New York City $16,224,720
5Low Value Shipments $7,796,874
6Laredo $7,288,494
7Miami $5,940,055
8Duluth, Minn. $2,822,044
9Charleston $2,386,799
10Atlanta/Savannah $2,296,004

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:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 1.81 percent compared to last year to $144.24 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 11.44 percent compared to last year to $116.11 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 5.83 percent compared to last year to $57.51 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 11.78 percent compared to last year to $47.82 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 4.2 percent compared to last year to $47.15 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 increased $17.29 million, 4.58 percent, (52.17 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $10.4 million, 24.3 percent, (7.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 South Korea decreased $15.41 million, 32.33 percent, (4.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan decreased $853,645, 3.25 percent, (3.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Australia increased $1.42 million, 6.57 percent, (3.06 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 69.88 percent of all these Soap, related soap products exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $528.99 million of the $756.99 million total.

All totaled, 54.53 percent of all these Soap, related soap products exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $412.82 million of the $756.99 million total