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

Imports: Soap, related soap products

Soap, related soap products, the No. 359 import by value totaled $84.83 million for the month of July, $538.44 million through July 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$161.93 M
2China$108.49 M
3Mexico$59.48 M
4United Kingdom$40.27 M
5Germany$28.71 M
6Italy$24.32 M
7France$20.08 M
8Poland$11.79 M
9South Korea$9.65 M
10India$6.23 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $538.44 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $116,379,687
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $83,810,625
3Port of Los Angeles $59,663,205
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $53,597,635
5Port Laredo $52,439,924
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $19,945,100
7Port of Virginia $16,916,880
8Port of Houston $15,716,990
9Port of Long Beach $12,875,185
10Port of Oakland, Calif. $12,778,008

U.S. imports of Soap, related soap products increased 1.93 percent through July to $538.44 million

U.S. imports of Soap, related soap products increased 1.93 percent from $528.24 million to $538.44 million through the first seven 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 359 through July 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 $943.63 million, a $100.4 million, 11.91 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July 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 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 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.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $161,928,278
2China $108,488,734
3Mexico $59,475,928
4United Kingdom $40,268,564
5Germany $28,711,582
6Italy $24,315,406
7France $20,080,278
8Poland $11,792,932
9South Korea $9,654,923
10India $6,228,506

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 6.63 percent compared to last year to $116.38 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 2.85 percent compared to last year to $83.81 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 12.04 percent compared to last year to $59.66 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 7.81 percent compared to last year to $53.6 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 10.23 percent compared to last year to $52.44 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 $17.14 million, 9.57 percent, (30.07 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $8.31 million, 8.3 percent, (20.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $8.87 million, 17.52 percent, (11.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 United Kingdom decreased $9.15 million, 18.52 percent, (7.48 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $5.59 million, 24.18 percent, (5.33 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 74.08 percent of all these Soap, related soap products imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $398.87 million of the $538.44 million total.

All totaled, 67.95 percent of all these Soap, related soap products imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $365.89 million of the $538.44 million total