Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Soap, related soap products

Soap, related soap products, the No. 260 export by value totaled $80.47 million for the month of December, $939.46 million in 2019, and $907.25 million 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

RankCountry2019
1Canada$476.17 M
2Mexico$56.57 M
3South Korea$46.82 M
4Japan$27.85 M
5China$26.83 M
6United Arab Emirates$24.99 M
7The Netherlands$23.79 M
8Australia$22.81 M
9Singapore$21.63 M
10United Kingdom$17.83 M
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U.S. exports of Soap, related soap products increased 3.55 percent through December 2019 to $939.46 million

U.S. exports of Soap, related soap products increased 3.55 percent from $907.25 million to $939.46 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 260 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 272 for the last full year with a total value of $907.25 million, a $14.3 million, 1.60 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through December of 2019 the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 China. 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.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 China. 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..

January – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $476,171,144
2Mexico $56,566,940
3South Korea $46,816,751
4Japan $27,848,397
5China $26,833,669
6United Arab Emirates $24,989,469
7The Netherlands $23,790,471
8Australia $22,813,534
9Singapore $21,629,080
10United Kingdom $17,833,334

January – December 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $70,648,992
2Los Angeles $48,181,633
3Buffalo $47,678,091
4New York City $30,233,111
5Low Value Shipments $16,985,303
6Laredo $13,860,958
7Miami $12,740,610
8Pembina, N.D. $5,604,716
9Seattle $5,498,688
10Ogdensburg, N.Y. $5,000,063

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 12.73 percent compared to last year to $190.64 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 7.28 percent compared to last year to $132.54 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 3.62 percent compared to last year to $68.81 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 13.76 percent compared to last year to $65.54 million.
  • Port of New York rose 30.08 percent compared to last year to $60.61 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 $2.67 million, 0.56 percent, (50.69 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $4.9 million, 7.97 percent, (6.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 South Korea increased $7.38 million, 18.71 percent, (4.98 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan decreased $3.65 million, 11.59 percent, (2.96 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China decreased $1.44 million, 5.1 percent, (2.86 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 67.51 percent of all these Soap, related soap products exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $634.24 million of the $939.46 million total.

All totaled, 55.15 percent of all these Soap, related soap products exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $518.15 million of the $939.46 million total