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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through March 2019.

Exports: Toilet paper, similar household sanitary items

Toilet paper, similar household sanitary items, the No. 281 export by value totaled $70.07 million for the month of March, $204.35 million through March of 2019, and $900.15 million for all of 2018, 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$142.32 M
2Mexico$14.31 M
3Japan$10.17 M
4Germany$4.62 M
5Israel$3.15 M
6Taiwan$2.94 M
7Philippines$2.48 M
8South Korea$1.84 M
9United Kingdom$1.82 M
10Australia$1.53 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $204.35 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $36,826,982
2Low-Valued Imports and Exports $20,370,847
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $20,084,781
4Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $13,085,814
5Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $12,977,282
6Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $11,435,505
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $11,040,849
8Port of Tacoma, Wash. $8,201,102
9Port Laredo $7,660,497
10Port of Los Angeles $6,808,789

U.S. exports of Toilet paper, similar household sanitary items decreased 6.72 percent through March to $204.35 million

U.S. exports of Toilet paper, similar household sanitary items decreased 6.72 percent from $219.07 million to $204.35 million through the first three 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 281 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 268 for the last full year with a total value of $900.15 million, a $7.8 million, 0.87 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March 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 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash..

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 Taiwan. 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..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $142,317,117
2Mexico $14,310,382
3Japan $10,166,668
4Germany $4,618,422
5Israel $3,147,348
6Taiwan $2,939,915
7Philippines $2,477,033
8South Korea $1,843,149
9United Kingdom $1,815,383
10Australia $1,532,200

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $44,208,244
2Buffalo $43,294,457
3Seattle $31,066,208
4Low Value Shipments $28,338,217
5Ogdensburg, N.Y. $27,318,125
6Pembina, N.D. $19,919,820
7Los Angeles $15,051,963
8Laredo $9,976,583
9Atlanta/Savannah $9,058,390
10New York City $8,811,091

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first three months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 4.11 percent compared to last year to $36.83 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 7.64 percent compared to last year to $20.37 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 6.63 percent compared to last year to $20.08 million.
  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. fell 21.59 percent compared to last year to $13.09 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. fell 7.84 percent compared to last year to $12.98 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 $14.64 million, 9.33 percent, (69.64 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $71,641, 0.5 percent, (7 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan decreased $1.04 million, 9.28 percent, (4.98 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany decreased $475,619, 9.34 percent, (2.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Israel increased $528,201, 20.17 percent, (1.54 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 85.42 percent of all these Toilet paper, similar household sanitary items exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $174.56 million of the $204.35 million total.

All totaled, 50.57 percent of all these Toilet paper, similar household sanitary items exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $103.35 million of the $204.35 million total