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

Exports: Toilet paper, similar household sanitary items

Toilet paper, similar household sanitary items, the No. 277 export by value totaled $77.71 million for the month of July, $503.26 million through July 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$357.36 M
2Mexico$32.81 M
3Japan$28.57 M
4Germany$11.25 M
5Israel$6.72 M
6Philippines$5.41 M
7Taiwan$4.41 M
8United Kingdom$4.4 M
9South Korea$4.19 M
10Australia$3.99 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $503.26 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $91,730,206
2Low-Valued Imports and Exports $53,407,830
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $45,771,325
4Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $34,649,330
5Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $31,619,597
6Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $30,043,354
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $29,006,985
8Port of Los Angeles $19,577,391
9Port of Tacoma, Wash. $18,937,522
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $17,369,001

U.S. exports of Toilet paper, similar household sanitary items decreased 5.34 percent through July to $503.26 million

U.S. exports of Toilet paper, similar household sanitary items decreased 5.34 percent from $531.63 million to $503.26 million through the first seven 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 277 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 271 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 July 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 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D..

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 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..

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $357,361,487
2Mexico $32,805,751
3Japan $28,567,652
4Germany $11,247,833
5Israel $6,719,911
6Philippines $5,411,211
7Taiwan $4,412,048
8United Kingdom $4,400,573
9South Korea $4,187,526
10Australia $3,987,396

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 12.09 percent compared to last year to $91.73 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 4.83 percent compared to last year to $53.41 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 8.12 percent compared to last year to $45.77 million.
  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. fell 13.95 percent compared to last year to $34.65 million.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. fell 1.59 percent compared to last year to $31.62 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 $29.93 million, 7.73 percent, (71.01 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $846,940, 2.52 percent, (6.52 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $292,049, 1.03 percent, (5.68 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany increased $39,652, 0.35 percent, (2.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Israel increased $654,755, 10.8 percent, (1.34 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 86.77 percent of all these Toilet paper, similar household sanitary items exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $436.7 million of the $503.26 million total.

All totaled, 51.1 percent of all these Toilet paper, similar household sanitary items exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $257.18 million of the $503.26 million total