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

Exports: Sugars

Sugars, the No. 689 export by value totaled $9.49 million for the month of August, $81.96 million through August of 2019, and $123.34 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

RankCountryYTD
1Germany$9.69 M
2South Korea$9.19 M
3Mexico$8.87 M
4Japan$7.7 M
5Canada$6.19 M
6The Netherlands$5.74 M
7China$4.65 M
8India$3.69 M
9United Kingdom$3.67 M
10Belgium$2.44 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $81.96 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Charleston $11,827,801
2Chicago O’Hare International Airport $11,132,301
3Port of Virginia $9,896,304
4Port Laredo $8,518,561
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $7,812,938
6Port of Long Beach $5,006,748
7Port of Los Angeles $3,674,313
8Port of New York $2,870,957
9Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $2,734,317
10Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $2,119,005

U.S. exports of Sugars increased 1.98 percent through August to $81.96 million

U.S. exports of Sugars increased 1.98 percent from $80.37 million to $81.96 million through the first eight 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 689 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 707 for the last full year with a total value of $123.34 million, a $11.66 million, 10.44 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Charleston, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $9,692,997
2South Korea $9,189,125
3Mexico $8,871,191
4Japan $7,698,411
5Canada $6,192,967
6The Netherlands $5,737,408
7China $4,648,872
8India $3,690,383
9United Kingdom $3,665,502
10Belgium $2,443,207

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $6,947,801
2Chicago $5,375,078
3Laredo $5,016,536
4Los Angeles $4,950,051
5Charleston $3,466,823
6Detroit $3,381,258
7Norfolk $3,340,269
8Atlanta/Savannah $1,180,872
9Cleveland $1,124,076
10Seattle $1,020,717

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Charleston rose 46.28 percent compared to last year to $11.83 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 5.6 percent compared to last year to $11.13 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 40.8 percent compared to last year to $9.9 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 6.72 percent compared to last year to $8.52 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 124.13 percent compared to last year to $7.81 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 Germany increased $1.11 million, 12.96 percent, (11.83 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 South Korea increased $1.33 million, 16.85 percent, (11.21 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico decreased $554,428, 5.88 percent, (10.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan decreased $2.71 million, 26.02 percent, (9.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Canada increased $535,280, 9.46 percent, (7.56 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 50.81 percent of all these Sugars exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $41.64 million of the $81.96 million total.

All totaled, 60.02 percent of all these Sugars exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $49.19 million of the $81.96 million total