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

Exports: Matches

Matches, the No. 1160 export by value totaled $94,027 for the month of June, $985,383 through June of 2019, and $1.72 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$491,589
2China$287,837
3United Kingdom$54,029
4Japan$52,104
5Bahamas$31,201
6Australia$25,703
7Chile$7,785
8Ghana$7,015
9Switzerland$4,684
10Germany$3,888
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U.S. exports of Matches increased 11.79 percent through June to $985,383

U.S. exports of Matches increased 11.79 percent from $881,485 to $985,383 through the first six 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 1160 through June among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1179 for the last full year with a total value of $1.72 million, a $347,802, 16.79 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through June of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Bahamas. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 South Africa and No. 5 Guatemala. The leading gateways were No. 1 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Mail Shipments and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

January – June 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $491,589
2China $287,837
3United Kingdom $54,029
4Japan $52,104
5Bahamas $31,201
6Australia $25,703
7Chile $7,785
8Ghana $7,015
9Switzerland $4,684
10Germany $3,888

January – June 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Low Value Shipments $178,079
2Detroit $82,052
3Pembina, N.D. $59,488
4Seattle $24,981
5Buffalo $24,102
6Miami $16,071
7Ogdensburg, N.Y. $15,603
8Los Angeles $10,436
9Charleston $6,900
10New York City $6,692

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 5868.3 percent compared to last year to $280,152.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 17.63 percent compared to last year to $224,201.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 5.66 percent compared to last year to $83,140.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 39.17 percent compared to last year to $82,496.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 6.3 percent compared to last year to $75,568.

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 $175,063, 26.26 percent, (49.89 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 China increased $285,232, 10949 percent, (29.21 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 United Kingdom increased $36,418, 206.79 percent, (5.48 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan decreased $110,300, 67.92 percent, (5.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Bahamas increased $31,201, 0 percent, (3.17 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 93.04 percent of all these Matches exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through June of this year. That is equal to $916,760 of the $985,383 total.

All totaled, 75.66 percent of all these Matches exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through June of this year. That is equal to $745,557 of the $985,383 total