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

Imports: Misc. organic cleansers, including soaps

Misc. organic cleansers, including soaps, the No. 287 import by value totaled $106.04 million for the month of July, $728.6 million through July of 2019, and $1.23 billion 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 Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Mexico$185.96 M
2Canada$142.84 M
3Germany$74.58 M
4China$50.48 M
5Japan$35.63 M
6South Korea$26.75 M
7India$20.7 M
8France$19.71 M
9Belgium$19.66 M
10United Kingdom$16.57 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $728.6 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $128,307,820
2Port of Newark $102,676,468
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $57,551,013
4Port of Los Angeles $50,820,752
5Port of Virginia $48,113,139
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $41,287,016
7Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $31,981,173
8Port of Charleston $28,076,903
9Chicago O’Hare International Airport $25,809,162
10Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $24,928,385

U.S. imports of Misc. organic cleansers, including soaps increased 2.60 percent through July to $728.6 million

U.S. imports of Misc. organic cleansers, including soaps increased 2.60 percent from $710.12 million to $728.6 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 287 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 297 for the last full year with a total value of $1.23 billion, a $75.53 million, 6.53 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July 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 Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

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 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $185,955,608
2Canada $142,836,256
3Germany $74,583,898
4China $50,479,979
5Japan $35,633,111
6South Korea $26,747,881
7India $20,696,576
8France $19,711,455
9Belgium $19,662,173
10United Kingdom $16,567,034

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $70,672,566
2New York City $52,187,513
3Detroit $42,986,820
4Los Angeles $30,306,409
5Chicago $27,008,548
6Buffalo $21,824,887
7Houston $17,108,499
8Charleston $16,089,661
9San Diego $15,832,047
10Cleveland $14,405,014

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:

  • Port Laredo rose 9.48 percent compared to last year to $128.31 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 11.35 percent compared to last year to $102.68 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 23.03 percent compared to last year to $57.55 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 0.98 percent compared to last year to $50.82 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 25.7 percent compared to last year to $48.11 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 $15.46 million, 9.07 percent, (25.52 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $11.77 million, 8.98 percent, (19.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany decreased $144,142, 0.19 percent, (10.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China decreased $15.44 million, 23.42 percent, (6.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan decreased $10.93 million, 23.48 percent, (4.89 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 67.18 percent of all these Misc. organic cleansers, including soaps imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $489.49 million of the $728.6 million total.

All totaled, 53.18 percent of all these Misc. organic cleansers, including soaps imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $387.47 million of the $728.6 million total