Total Trade: $81.96 million
|1||Port of Charleston||$11,827,801|
|2||Chicago O’Hare International Airport||$11,132,301|
|3||Port of Virginia||$9,896,304|
|5||Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich.||$7,812,938|
|6||Port of Long Beach||$5,006,748|
|7||Port of Los Angeles||$3,674,313|
|8||Port of New York||$2,870,957|
|9||Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich.||$2,734,317|
|10||Cleveland’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
|1||New York City||$6,947,801|
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