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

Imports: Misc. organic cleansers, including soaps

Misc. organic cleansers, including soaps, the No. 273 import by value totaled $98 million for the month of February, $195.51 million through February of 2020, and $1.21 billion 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 Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Mexico$56.92 M
2Canada$43.1 M
3Germany$18.2 M
4China$9.93 M
5Japan$9.02 M
6South Korea$6.87 M
7India$6.07 M
8France$4.93 M
9Belgium$4.46 M
10United Kingdom$4.43 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $195.51 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $43,301,369
2Port of Newark $23,430,633
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $14,955,477
4Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $12,242,086
5Port of Los Angeles $12,191,969
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $10,998,828
7Port of Virginia $10,337,048
8Port of Charleston $8,407,595
9Chicago O’Hare International Airport $6,506,550
10Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $6,374,168

U.S. imports of Misc. organic cleansers, including soaps decreased 5.07 percent through February to $195.51 million

U.S. imports of Misc. organic cleansers, including soaps decreased 5.07 percent from $205.94 million to $195.51 million through the first two 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 273 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 282 for the last full year with a total value of $1.21 billion, a $22.68 million, 1.84 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through February 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 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

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

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $56,919,658
2Canada $43,100,436
3Germany $18,204,112
4China $9,934,998
5Japan $9,015,832
6South Korea $6,865,433
7India $6,073,231
8France $4,934,417
9Belgium $4,457,363
10United Kingdom $4,434,525

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $19,072,198
2Detroit $12,116,232
3New York City $9,713,480
4Los Angeles $6,717,393
5Chicago $5,372,947
6Buffalo $4,814,427
7San Diego $4,028,451
8Charleston $3,956,473
9Atlanta/Savannah $2,972,187
10Cleveland $2,860,970

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 19.85 percent compared to last year to $43.3 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 27.85 percent compared to last year to $23.43 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 1.66 percent compared to last year to $14.96 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 46.98 percent compared to last year to $12.24 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 13.02 percent compared to last year to $12.19 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 $5.9 million, 11.56 percent, (29.11 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $5.2 million, 13.71 percent, (22.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany decreased $2.24 million, 10.98 percent, (9.31 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China decreased $5.37 million, 35.09 percent, (5.08 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan decreased $962,835, 9.65 percent, (4.61 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 70.16 percent of all these Misc. organic cleansers, including soaps imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $137.18 million of the $195.51 million total.

All totaled, 54.28 percent of all these Misc. organic cleansers, including soaps imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $106.12 million of the $195.51 million total