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

Imports: Misc. organic cleansers, including soaps

Misc. organic cleansers, including soaps, the No. 280 import by value totaled $102.97 million for the month of March, $308.91 million through March 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$76.38 M
2Canada$57.92 M
3Germany$30.56 M
4China$21.04 M
5Japan$15.03 M
6South Korea$12.62 M
7Hungary$9.68 M
8India$9.52 M
9France$8.58 M
10Belgium$7.74 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $308.91 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $53,005,962
2Port of Newark $48,411,046
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $23,628,716
4Port of Los Angeles $21,568,236
5Port of Virginia $18,938,377
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $17,536,417
7Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $12,640,071
8Port of Charleston $12,626,457
9Chicago O’Hare International Airport $11,800,317
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $10,564,034

U.S. imports of Misc. organic cleansers, including soaps increased 6.83 percent through March to $308.91 million

U.S. imports of Misc. organic cleansers, including soaps increased 6.83 percent from $289.18 million to $308.91 million through the first three 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 280 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 300 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 March 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 – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $76,381,575
2Canada $57,922,556
3Germany $30,564,951
4China $21,041,172
5Japan $15,028,783
6South Korea $12,622,065
7Hungary $9,684,366
8India $9,524,905
9France $8,584,420
10Belgium $7,742,214

January – March 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 three months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 13.15 percent compared to last year to $53.01 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 24.34 percent compared to last year to $48.41 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 17.82 percent compared to last year to $23.63 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 3.67 percent compared to last year to $21.57 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 41.44 percent compared to last year to $18.94 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 $4.23 million, 5.86 percent, (24.73 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $2.87 million, 5.21 percent, (18.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $321,615, 1.06 percent, (9.89 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China decreased $4.57 million, 17.83 percent, (6.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan decreased $2.7 million, 15.25 percent, (4.87 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 65.05 percent of all these Misc. organic cleansers, including soaps imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $200.94 million of the $308.91 million total.

All totaled, 53.59 percent of all these Misc. organic cleansers, including soaps imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $165.55 million of the $308.91 million total