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

Exports: Toilet paper, similar household sanitary items

Toilet paper, similar household sanitary items, the No. 271 export by value totaled $81.67 million for the month of October, $768.11 million through October of 2018, and $892.35 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$560.63 M
2Mexico$48.44 M
3Japan$39.67 M
4Germany$15.92 M
5Israel$8.53 M
6Taiwan$7.21 M
7Australia$6.89 M
8United Kingdom$5.94 M
9South Korea$4.98 M
10Dominican Republic$4.47 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $768.11 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $120,897,933
2Low-Valued Imports and Exports $82,956,573
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $71,048,346
4Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $59,526,208
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $51,928,786
6Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $49,259,748
7Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $48,275,662
8Port Laredo $25,315,504
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $22,329,892
10Port of Tacoma, Wash. $22,053,023

U.S. exports of Toilet paper, similar household sanitary items increased 3.42 percent through October to $768.11 million

U.S. exports of Toilet paper, similar household sanitary items increased 3.42 percent from $742.7 million to $768.11 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 271 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 266 for the last full year with a total value of $892.35 million, a $28.72 million, 3.12 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Israel. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Australia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 4 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $560,631,552
2Mexico $48,444,580
3Japan $39,669,330
4Germany $15,924,887
5Israel $8,526,331
6Taiwan $7,211,824
7Australia $6,889,156
8United Kingdom $5,939,473
9South Korea $4,975,984
10Dominican Republic $4,472,099

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Buffalo $23,459,182
2Detroit $22,801,373
3Ogdensburg, N.Y. $15,062,927
4Seattle $14,157,589
5Low Value Shipments $13,929,486
6Pembina, N.D. $10,060,671
7Los Angeles $8,061,304
8Laredo $5,111,385
9New York City $4,757,910
10Atlanta/Savannah $4,333,708

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:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 2.81 percent compared to last year to $120.9 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 31.86 percent compared to last year to $82.96 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 11.3 percent compared to last year to $71.05 million.
  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. rose 8.32 percent compared to last year to $59.53 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 6.49 percent compared to last year to $51.93 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 increased $10.42 million, 1.89 percent, (72.99 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $410,609, 0.84 percent, (6.31 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $3.5 million, 9.69 percent, (5.16 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany increased $1.06 million, 7.12 percent, (2.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Israel increased $2.23 million, 35.32 percent, (1.11 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 87.64 percent of all these Toilet paper, similar household sanitary items exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $673.2 million of the $768.11 million total.

All totaled, 50.3 percent of all these Toilet paper, similar household sanitary items exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $386.36 million of the $768.11 million total