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

Exports: Soups, broths and preparations

Soups, broths and preparations, the No. 381 export by value totaled $43.94 million for the month of December, $499.27 million through December of 2018, and $469.42 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
1Mexico$212.12 M
2Canada$198.19 M
3Japan$9.45 M
4Nicaragua$8.52 M
5El Salvador$7.59 M
6Jamaica$6.72 M
7Costa Rica$6.46 M
8Chile$5.76 M
9Philippines$3.69 M
10Hong Kong$3.52 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $499.27 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $176,105,909
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $84,877,940
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $42,964,870
4Port of Los Angeles $41,293,864
5Port Laredo $34,432,501
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $22,479,187
7Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $18,250,466
8Port of Long Beach $9,242,668
9Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $7,173,095
10Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $6,702,242

U.S. exports of Soups, broths and preparations increased 6.36 percent through December to $499.27 million

U.S. exports of Soups, broths and preparations increased 6.36 percent from $469.42 million to $499.27 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 381 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 381 for the last full year with a total value of $469.42 million, a $12.76 million, 2.79 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Nicaragua and No. 5 El Salvador. The leading gateways were No. 1 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port Laredo.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Nicaragua and No. 5 El Salvador. The leading gateways were No. 1 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port Laredo.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $212,117,523
2Canada $198,185,726
3Japan $9,449,581
4Nicaragua $8,519,471
5El Salvador $7,585,832
6Jamaica $6,723,496
7Costa Rica $6,464,061
8Chile $5,761,627
9Philippines $3,690,773
10Hong Kong $3,522,995

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1SAN DIEGO, CA $82,211,862
2DETROIT, MI $56,382,300
3LOS ANGELES, CA $23,713,960
4BUFFALO, NY $23,657,792
5LAREDO, TX $17,300,240
6SEATTLE, WA $13,617,260
7GREAT FALLS, MT $5,739,256
8MIAMI, FL $5,280,182
9PEMBINA, ND $5,063,180
10NEW YORK CITY, NY $3,071,928

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 11.67 percent compared to last year to $176.11 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 12.12 percent compared to last year to $84.88 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 9.15 percent compared to last year to $42.96 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 9.18 percent compared to last year to $41.29 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 0.46 percent compared to last year to $34.43 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 Mexico increased $18.58 million, 9.6 percent, (42.49 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $14.34 million, 7.8 percent, (39.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan decreased $657,654, 6.51 percent, (1.89 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Nicaragua decreased $94,343, 1.1 percent, (1.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 El Salvador decreased $362,826, 4.56 percent, (1.52 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 87.3 percent of all these Soups, broths and preparations exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $435.86 million of the $499.27 million total.

All totaled, 76.05 percent of all these Soups, broths and preparations exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $379.68 million of the $499.27 million total