Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through May 2020.

Exports: Wood charcoal

Wood charcoal, the No. 966 export by value totaled $2.22 million for the month of May, $8.08 million through May of 2020, and $17.67 million for all of 2019, 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$5.54 M
2Mexico$475,637
3South Korea$415,817
4United Kingdom$327,734
5Brazil$168,060
6Malta$131,472
7United Arab Emirates$124,626
8Oman$105,409
9Australia$93,760
10Japan$92,235
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U.S. exports of Wood charcoal increased 8.60 percent through May to $8.08 million

U.S. exports of Wood charcoal increased 8.60 percent from $7.44 million to $8.08 million through the first five months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 966 through May among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1008 for the last full year with a total value of $17.67 million, a $2.23 million, 14.41 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 United Arab Emirates. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 United Arab Emirates and No. 5 Australia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Stockton, Calif..

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 25.59 percent compared to last year to $3.72 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 9.12 percent compared to last year to $904,190.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 1.19 percent compared to last year to $469,064.
  • Port Laredo fell 25.94 percent compared to last year to $462,473.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 166.84 percent compared to last year to $381,620.

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 from No. 1 Canada increased $464,406, 4.64 percent, (129.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 2 South Korea increased $140,402, 14.81 percent, (13.48 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 3 Mexico increased $292,309, 40.36 percent, (12.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 4 Japan increased $931,676, 2128.72 percent, (12.08 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 5 United Arab Emirates increased $142,346, 22.12 percent, (9.73 percent market share).

All totaled, 81.11 percent of all these Wood charcoal exports from the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $14.34 million of the $17.67 million total.

All totaled, 73.49 percent of all these Wood charcoal exports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $5.94 million of the $8.08 million total