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

Imports: Misc. organic cleansers, including soaps

Misc. organic cleansers, including soaps, the No. 294 import by value totaled $114.92 million for the month of October, $1.03 billion through October 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$249.16 M
2Canada$190.1 M
3Germany$106.52 M
4China$97.95 M
5Japan$65.02 M
6South Korea$36.59 M
7France$28.13 M
8India$26.69 M
9Italy$24.59 M
10United Kingdom$24.09 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.03 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $172,124,575
2Port of Newark $134,966,466
3Port of Los Angeles $76,484,238
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $68,823,431
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $60,068,909
6Port of Virginia $57,562,200
7Port of Houston $55,679,543
8Port of Charleston $50,960,426
9Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $41,487,661
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $36,157,402

U.S. imports of Misc. organic cleansers, including soaps increased 7.83 percent through October to $1.03 billion

U.S. imports of Misc. organic cleansers, including soaps increased 7.83 percent from $955.59 million to $1.03 billion through the first 10 months of 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 294 through October 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 October 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 – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $249,163,271
2Canada $190,100,558
3Germany $106,519,439
4China $97,953,160
5Japan $65,021,407
6South Korea $36,586,034
7France $28,128,369
8India $26,686,725
9Italy $24,589,606
10United Kingdom $24,086,343

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $33,919,912
2New York City $24,161,964
3Detroit $20,373,095
4Los Angeles $14,961,932
5Houston $11,691,100
6Buffalo $11,178,777
7Chicago $10,833,079
8Charleston $8,330,491
9San Diego $8,184,895
10Cleveland $6,179,218

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 5.49 percent compared to last year to $172.12 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 14.48 percent compared to last year to $134.97 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 8.33 percent compared to last year to $76.48 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 10.47 percent compared to last year to $68.82 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 6.85 percent compared to last year to $60.07 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 $17.67 million, 7.63 percent, (24.18 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $7.59 million, 4.16 percent, (18.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $6.85 million, 6.87 percent, (10.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China increased $20.25 million, 26.07 percent, (9.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan increased $5.68 million, 9.58 percent, (6.31 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 68.79 percent of all these Misc. organic cleansers, including soaps imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $708.76 million of the $1.03 billion total.

All totaled, 49.74 percent of all these Misc. organic cleansers, including soaps imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $512.47 million of the $1.03 billion total