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

Exports: Soap, related soap products

Soap, related soap products, the No. 272 export by value totaled $75.67 million for the month of December, $907.25 million through December 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$473.5 M
2Mexico$61.47 M
3South Korea$39.44 M
4Japan$31.5 M
5China$28.28 M
6Australia$27.44 M
7United Arab Emirates$18.22 M
8United Kingdom$18.22 M
9The Netherlands$17.71 M
10Singapore$16.08 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $907.25 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $169,115,540
2Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $142,957,803
3Port of Los Angeles $71,398,146
4Port of Long Beach $57,616,139
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $55,410,009
6Low-Valued Imports and Exports $52,004,744
7Port of New York $46,592,453
8Port Laredo $36,099,120
9Port of Newark $35,684,940
10Port Miami $16,418,775

U.S. exports of Soap, related soap products increased 1.60 percent through December to $907.25 million

U.S. exports of Soap, related soap products increased 1.60 percent from $892.95 million to $907.25 million 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 272 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 266 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 December of this 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..

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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $473,500,764
2Mexico $61,467,278
3South Korea $39,438,623
4Japan $31,497,540
5China $28,275,054
6Australia $27,440,172
7United Arab Emirates $18,223,718
8United Kingdom $18,217,140
9The Netherlands $17,709,899
10Singapore $16,081,167

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1DETROIT, MI $107,866,160
2LOS ANGELES, CA $72,015,538
3BUFFALO, NY $68,496,622
4NEW YORK CITY, NY $46,857,116
5LOW VALUE $24,348,236
6LAREDO, TX $20,639,984
7MIAMI, FL $17,604,866
8SEATTLE, WA $7,308,290
9CHARLESTON, SC $7,267,250
10PEMBINA, ND $7,262,224

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 4.17 percent compared to last year to $169.12 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 11.43 percent compared to last year to $142.96 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 0.76 percent compared to last year to $71.4 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 8.6 percent compared to last year to $57.62 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 3.62 percent compared to last year to $55.41 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 Canada increased $15.71 million, 3.43 percent, (52.19 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $7.33 million, 13.55 percent, (6.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 South Korea decreased $15.5 million, 28.21 percent, (4.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan increased $258,632, 0.83 percent, (3.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China increased $2.67 million, 10.42 percent, (3.12 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 69.9 percent of all these Soap, related soap products exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $634.18 million of the $907.25 million total.

All totaled, 54.73 percent of all these Soap, related soap products exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $496.5 million of the $907.25 million total