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

Imports: Misc. organic cleansers, including soaps

Misc. organic cleansers, including soaps, the No. 293 import by value totaled $98.76 million for the month of December, $1.23 billion through December of 2018, and $1.16 billion 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 Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Mexico$299.52 M
2Canada$225.93 M
3Germany$125.81 M
4China$117.33 M
5Japan$73.68 M
6South Korea$45.12 M
7France$32.55 M
8India$31.27 M
9United Kingdom$29.11 M
10Italy$28.4 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.23 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $206,435,390
2Port of Newark $166,244,296
3Port of Los Angeles $94,264,741
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $82,703,620
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $70,729,810
6Port of Virginia $68,796,204
7Port of Houston $60,852,119
8Port of Charleston $59,078,750
9Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $48,965,853
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $43,059,268

U.S. imports of Misc. organic cleansers, including soaps increased 6.53 percent through December to $1.23 billion

U.S. imports of Misc. organic cleansers, including soaps increased 6.53 percent from $1.16 billion to $1.23 billion 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 293 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 286 for the last full year with a total value of $1.16 billion, a $89.18 million, 8.35 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 China and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 China and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $299,520,986
2Canada $225,932,226
3Germany $125,807,782
4China $117,330,885
5Japan $73,675,738
6South Korea $45,124,618
7France $32,546,820
8India $31,274,208
9United Kingdom $29,105,566
10Italy $28,396,162

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $50,049,398
2New York City $37,567,767
3Detroit $31,255,994
4Los Angeles $22,262,269
5Chicago $19,308,177
6Buffalo $16,688,578
7Houston $14,251,753
8Charleston $12,447,612
9San Diego $11,912,220
10Cleveland $10,209,527

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 6.6 percent compared to last year to $206.44 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 12.42 percent compared to last year to $166.24 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 13.9 percent compared to last year to $94.26 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 9.96 percent compared to last year to $82.7 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 6.05 percent compared to last year to $70.73 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. imports from No. 1 Mexico increased $22.43 million, 8.09 percent, (24.3 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $6.1 million, 2.77 percent, (18.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $5.77 million, 4.8 percent, (10.21 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China increased $23.84 million, 25.49 percent, (9.52 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan increased $1.93 million, 2.7 percent, (5.98 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 68.33 percent of all these Misc. organic cleansers, including soaps imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $842.27 million of the $1.23 billion total.

All totaled, 50.33 percent of all these Misc. organic cleansers, including soaps imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $620.38 million of the $1.23 billion total