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

Exports: Toilet paper, similar household sanitary items

Toilet paper, similar household sanitary items, the No. 274 export by value totaled $64.36 million for the month of December, $900.15 million through December 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$650.53 M
2Mexico$58.14 M
3Japan$48.15 M
4Germany$18.52 M
5Israel$9.54 M
6Taiwan$8.57 M
7Australia$8.36 M
8United Kingdom$6.97 M
9South Korea$6.05 M
10China$5.42 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $900.15 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $140,733,208
2Low-Valued Imports and Exports $97,365,304
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $81,966,155
4Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $68,207,765
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $61,254,963
6Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $58,408,048
7Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $56,109,936
8Port Laredo $29,989,799
9Port of Tacoma, Wash. $28,268,040
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $27,046,005

U.S. exports of Toilet paper, similar household sanitary items increased 0.87 percent through December to $900.15 million

U.S. exports of Toilet paper, similar household sanitary items increased 0.87 percent from $892.35 million to $900.15 million in 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 274 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 267 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 December 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $650,534,642
2Mexico $58,139,761
3Japan $48,149,956
4Germany $18,519,919
5Israel $9,543,724
6Taiwan $8,573,506
7Australia $8,358,060
8United Kingdom $6,973,980
9South Korea $6,048,113
10China $5,418,971

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1DETROIT, MI $66,187,418
2BUFFALO, NY $64,905,616
3SEATTLE, WA $45,050,510
4OGDENSBURG, NY $42,905,766
5LOW VALUE $42,234,140
6PEMBINA, ND $29,174,398
7LOS ANGELES, CA $22,926,436
8LAREDO, TX $14,869,770
9NEW YORK CITY, NY $13,675,428
10SAVANNAH, GA $13,029,222

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 1.37 percent compared to last year to $140.73 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 23.55 percent compared to last year to $97.37 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 15.84 percent compared to last year to $81.97 million.
  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. rose 4.12 percent compared to last year to $68.21 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 8.07 percent compared to last year to $61.25 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 $11.18 million, 1.69 percent, (72.27 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $352,992, 0.61 percent, (6.46 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $3.78 million, 8.52 percent, (5.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany increased $926,775, 5.27 percent, (2.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Israel increased $2.03 million, 27.03 percent, (1.06 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 87.19 percent of all these Toilet paper, similar household sanitary items exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $784.89 million of the $900.15 million total.

All totaled, 49.94 percent of all these Toilet paper, similar household sanitary items exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $449.53 million of the $900.15 million total