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

Imports: Soap, related soap products

Soap, related soap products, the No. 357 import by value totaled $73.7 million for the month of March, $223.32 million through March of 2019, and $943.63 million 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
1Canada$71.55 M
2China$43.79 M
3Mexico$22.71 M
4United Kingdom$17.27 M
5Germany$12.58 M
6Italy$11.24 M
7France$7.58 M
8South Korea$4.12 M
9Poland$2.91 M
10India$2.42 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $223.32 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $48,073,272
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $38,228,887
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $22,481,024
4Port of Los Angeles $22,164,827
5Port Laredo $20,283,214
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $8,275,284
7Port of Houston $7,046,847
8Port of Virginia $6,281,854
9Port of Long Beach $6,170,393
10Port of Oakland, Calif. $4,973,771

U.S. imports of Soap, related soap products increased 5.80 percent through March to $223.32 million

U.S. imports of Soap, related soap products increased 5.80 percent from $211.08 million to $223.32 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 357 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 372 for the last full year with a total value of $943.63 million, a $100.4 million, 11.91 percent increase from the 2017 total.

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

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $71,551,019
2China $43,787,974
3Mexico $22,707,640
4United Kingdom $17,267,027
5Germany $12,577,564
6Italy $11,244,796
7France $7,582,942
8South Korea $4,124,456
9Poland $2,906,241
10India $2,421,375

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $70,278,989
2Detroit $57,677,423
3Los Angeles $39,020,242
4Buffalo $27,953,865
5Laredo $25,952,869
6Ogdensburg, N.Y. $10,487,309
7Chicago $9,388,648
8San Francisco $8,490,321
9Cleveland $6,802,272
10Seattle $6,468,057

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 of Newark fell 0.45 percent compared to last year to $48.07 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 14.43 percent compared to last year to $38.23 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 13.8 percent compared to last year to $22.48 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 6.54 percent compared to last year to $22.16 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 4.69 percent compared to last year to $20.28 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 decreased $670,866, 0.93 percent, (32.04 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $2.73 million, 6.65 percent, (19.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $4,436, 0.02 percent, (10.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 United Kingdom increased $691,539, 4.17 percent, (7.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $5.47 million, 77.08 percent, (5.63 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 75.18 percent of all these Soap, related soap products imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $167.89 million of the $223.32 million total.

All totaled, 67.72 percent of all these Soap, related soap products imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $151.23 million of the $223.32 million total