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

Exports: Sugars

Sugars, the No. 697 export by value totaled $9.42 million for the month of October, $101.72 million through October of 2018, and $111.68 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
1Japan$12.8 M
2Mexico$11.59 M
3South Korea$10.07 M
4Germany$9.54 M
5The Netherlands$9.12 M
6Canada$6.89 M
7China$5.74 M
8Ireland$5.65 M
9India$4.83 M
10Belgium$4.09 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $101.72 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Chicago O’Hare International Airport $16,442,124
2Port Laredo $11,291,378
3Port of Charleston $10,699,442
4Port of New York $10,162,421
5Port of Virginia $7,416,390
6Port of Los Angeles $7,201,782
7Port of Long Beach $5,389,363
8Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $4,168,410
9Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $3,062,415
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $2,697,290

U.S. exports of Sugars increased 8.44 percent through October to $101.72 million

U.S. exports of Sugars increased 8.44 percent from $93.8 million to $101.72 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 697 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 704 for the last full year with a total value of $111.68 million, a $830,276, 0.75 percent increase from the 2016 total.

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

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

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $12,798,540
2Mexico $11,594,051
3South Korea $10,073,464
4Germany $9,537,220
5The Netherlands $9,116,711
6Canada $6,888,228
7China $5,738,160
8Ireland $5,652,815
9India $4,825,304
10Belgium $4,094,622

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $3,178,182
2Laredo $2,680,535
3Los Angeles $2,550,425
4Chicago $2,163,240
5Detroit $1,533,784
6Charleston $1,259,166
7Atlanta/Savannah $979,174
8Seattle $931,981
9Norfolk $897,124
10Baltimore $384,398

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:

  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 13.48 percent compared to last year to $16.44 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 53.67 percent compared to last year to $11.29 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 14.17 percent compared to last year to $10.7 million.
  • Port of New York rose 10.61 percent compared to last year to $10.16 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 19.52 percent compared to last year to $7.42 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 Japan increased $878,607, 7.37 percent, (12.58 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $4.01 million, 52.86 percent, (11.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 South Korea increased $2.05 million, 25.6 percent, (9.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany increased $945,593, 11.01 percent, (9.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 The Netherlands decreased $831,033, 8.35 percent, (8.96 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 52.22 percent of all these Sugars exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $53.12 million of the $101.72 million total.

All totaled, 55.07 percent of all these Sugars exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $56.01 million of the $101.72 million total