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

Exports: Toilet paper, related household items

Toilet paper, related household items, the No. 527 export by value totaled $24.37 million for the month of October, $221.23 million through October of 2018, and $234.73 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
1Canada$99.23 M
2Mexico$77.87 M
3United Kingdom$5.14 M
4The Netherlands$5.01 M
5China$4.67 M
6Guatemala$3.93 M
7Dominican Republic$2.64 M
8Thailand$2.41 M
9Philippines$2.1 M
10Bahamas$2 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $221.23 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $33,063,663
2Port Laredo $32,551,227
3Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $20,070,908
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $16,718,021
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $15,618,329
6Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $12,636,387
7Derby Line, Vermont, border crossing $7,222,373
8Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $6,990,887
9Port of Virginia $5,994,578
10Pharr International Bridge in Texas $4,867,321

U.S. exports of Toilet paper, related household items increased 15.21 percent through October to $221.23 million

U.S. exports of Toilet paper, related household items increased 15.21 percent from $192.02 million to $221.23 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 527 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 542 for the last full year with a total value of $234.73 million, a $26.22 million, 12.57 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Guatemala. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $99,230,202
2Mexico $77,872,939
3United Kingdom $5,138,217
4The Netherlands $5,013,675
5China $4,666,571
6Guatemala $3,930,632
7Dominican Republic $2,640,673
8Thailand $2,413,344
9Philippines $2,102,993
10Bahamas $2,004,299

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $7,427,103
2Detroit $7,130,459
3Ogdensburg, N.Y. $6,454,206
4San Diego $3,976,001
5St. Albans, Vt. $2,736,784
6Miami $1,514,542
7New York City $1,351,551
8Portland, Maine $1,198,676
9Buffalo $1,084,873
10Los Angeles $1,060,357

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:

  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 150.43 percent compared to last year to $33.06 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 42.51 percent compared to last year to $32.55 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 7.16 percent compared to last year to $20.07 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 23.16 percent compared to last year to $16.72 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 14.06 percent compared to last year to $15.62 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 Canada decreased $2.28 million, 2.25 percent, (44.85 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $27.26 million, 53.86 percent, (35.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 United Kingdom increased $808,372, 18.67 percent, (2.32 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 The Netherlands increased $4.17 million, 494.34 percent, (2.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China decreased $279,142, 5.64 percent, (2.11 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 86.75 percent of all these Toilet paper, related household items exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $191.92 million of the $221.23 million total.

All totaled, 53.35 percent of all these Toilet paper, related household items exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $118.02 million of the $221.23 million total