Total Trade: $21.13 million
|1||Port of Virginia||$3,570,858|
|2||Port of Charleston||$3,082,568|
|3||Chicago O’Hare International Airport||$2,950,824|
|5||International Falls, Minn.||$994,253|
|6||Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich.||$808,825|
|7||Port of Savannah, Ga.||$707,008|
|8||Port of New Orleans||$664,406|
|9||Port of Los Angeles||$657,653|
|10||Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich.||$590,696|
U.S. exports of Sugars increased 13.61 percent through February to $21.13 million
U.S. exports of Sugars increased 13.61 percent from $18.6 million to $21.13 million through the first two 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 662 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 690 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 February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Ireland and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Virginia, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 International Falls, Minn..
In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 The Netherlands, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Canada. 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 – February 2019
|1||New York City||$6,947,801|
Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first two months of the year were:
Highlights for the top five ports:
- Port of Virginia rose 298.03 percent compared to last year to $3.57 million.
- Port of Charleston rose 144.81 percent compared to last year to $3.08 million.
- Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 36.41 percent compared to last year to $2.95 million.
- Port Laredo fell 3.47 percent compared to last year to $2.44 million.
- International Falls, Minn. totaled $994,253. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
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 decreased $450,542, 14.85 percent, (12.23 percent of all shipments).
- U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $240,633, 8.93 percent, (11.62 percent market share).
- U.S. exports to No. 3 South Korea decreased $209,202, 8.81 percent, (10.25 percent market share).
- U.S. exports to No. 4 Ireland increased $2.1 million, 39889 percent, (9.98 percent market share).
- U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany increased $636,511, 62.11 percent, (7.86 percent of all shipments).
All totaled, 51.94 percent of all these Sugars exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $10.97 million of the $21.13 million total.
All totaled, 61.69 percent of all these Sugars exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $13.03 million of the $21.13 million total