Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Wooden casks, barrels and vats

Wooden casks, barrels and vats, the No. 545 export by value totaled $18.38 million for the month of December, $233.58 million in 2019, and $230.58 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

RankCountry2019
1United Kingdom$78.48 M
2Ireland$33.18 M
3Canada$23.93 M
4Spain$21.21 M
5Japan$18.58 M
6France$14.68 M
7Mexico$10.99 M
8Australia$6.07 M
9Chile$4.53 M
10Dominican Republic$4.4 M
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U.S. exports of Wooden casks, barrels and vats increased 1.30 percent through December 2019 to $233.58 million

U.S. exports of Wooden casks, barrels and vats increased 1.30 percent from $230.58 million to $233.58 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 545 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 560 for the last full year with a total value of $230.58 million, a $17.38 million, 8.15 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through December of 2019 the top trade partners were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 Ireland, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Spain and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Virginia, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Baltimore, Md..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 Ireland, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Spain. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Virginia, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Port of Newark.

January – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1United Kingdom $78,475,541
2Ireland $33,175,333
3Canada $23,928,048
4Spain $21,213,830
5Japan $18,581,809
6France $14,677,844
7Mexico $10,986,126
8Australia $6,065,551
9Chile $4,528,890
10Dominican Republic $4,396,344

January – December 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Norfolk $19,715,541
2Charleston $12,643,847
3Los Angeles $8,783,099
4Atlanta/Savannah $7,522,882
5New York City $6,688,262
6San Francisco $3,745,161
7Pembina, N.D. $3,580,114
8Baltimore $2,616,498
9Detroit $2,326,846
10Laredo $1,516,927

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Virginia rose 1.63 percent compared to last year to $80.71 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 2.77 percent compared to last year to $29.37 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 1.23 percent compared to last year to $27.03 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 1537.93 percent compared to last year to $13.07 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 37.38 percent compared to last year to $11.61 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 United Kingdom increased $1.56 million, 2.03 percent, (33.6 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Ireland increased $2.06 million, 6.62 percent, (14.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada increased $34,843, 0.15 percent, (10.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Spain increased $2.52 million, 13.48 percent, (9.08 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan decreased $6.82 million, 26.86 percent, (7.96 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 75.08 percent of all these Wooden casks, barrels and vats exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $175.37 million of the $233.58 million total.

All totaled, 69.27 percent of all these Wooden casks, barrels and vats exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $161.79 million of the $233.58 million total