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

Imports: Soap, related soap products

Soap, related soap products, the No. 358 import by value totaled $93.64 million for the month of October, $786.63 million through October of 2018, and $843.23 million 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
1Canada$253.52 M
2China$163.08 M
3United Kingdom$75.33 M
4Mexico$73.99 M
5Germany$35.22 M
6France$28.37 M
7Italy$27.2 M
8Poland$16.91 M
9South Korea$12.43 M
10Japan$9.7 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $786.63 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $182,579,338
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $111,389,365
3Port of Los Angeles $86,071,165
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $73,712,475
5Port Laredo $68,917,505
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $37,146,360
7Port of Virginia $22,398,490
8Port of Long Beach $20,481,825
9Port of Houston $19,192,197
10Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $17,982,120

U.S. imports of Soap, related soap products increased 12.92 percent through October to $786.63 million

U.S. imports of Soap, related soap products increased 12.92 percent from $696.62 million to $786.63 million 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 358 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 366 for the last full year with a total value of $843.23 million, a $32.96 million, 4.07 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port Laredo.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $253,524,650
2China $163,083,097
3United Kingdom $75,327,838
4Mexico $73,988,552
5Germany $35,216,463
6France $28,369,433
7Italy $27,195,586
8Poland $16,907,597
9South Korea $12,432,965
10Japan $9,700,909

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $34,648,300
2Detroit $28,858,841
3Los Angeles $17,165,887
4Laredo $13,762,511
5Buffalo $13,697,950
6Ogdensburg, N.Y. $6,641,595
7Chicago $3,719,329
8San Francisco $3,546,560
9Seattle $3,029,505
10Houston $2,973,349

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 of Newark rose 29.11 percent compared to last year to $182.58 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 15.63 percent compared to last year to $111.39 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 1.52 percent compared to last year to $86.07 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 2.14 percent compared to last year to $73.71 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 3.23 percent compared to last year to $68.92 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 Canada increased $25.31 million, 11.09 percent, (32.23 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $12.6 million, 8.37 percent, (20.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 United Kingdom increased $2.75 million, 3.78 percent, (9.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico decreased $1.27 million, 1.69 percent, (9.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $11.38 million, 47.75 percent, (4.48 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 76.42 percent of all these Soap, related soap products imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $601.14 million of the $786.63 million total.

All totaled, 66.44 percent of all these Soap, related soap products imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $522.67 million of the $786.63 million total