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

Imports: Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors

Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors, the No. 61 import by value totaled $944.04 million for the month of October, $7.01 billion through October of 2018, and $7.84 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
1France$2.07 B
2United Kingdom$1.58 B
3Mexico$1.29 B
4Ireland$574.09 M
5Canada$320.87 M
6The Netherlands$288.71 M
7Sweden$205.21 M
8Italy$132.28 M
9Latvia$97.56 M
10Germany$95.2 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $7.01 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $2,269,552,497
2Port Laredo $861,901,737
3Port of Los Angeles $490,016,906
4Port of Houston $418,534,408
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $408,710,096
6Port Miami $362,545,167
7Port of Oakland, Calif. $346,530,907
8Port of Virginia $302,201,155
9Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $215,241,640
10Port Everglades, Fla. $195,034,330

U.S. imports of Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors increased 10.14 percent through October to $7.01 billion

U.S. imports of Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors increased 10.14 percent from $6.36 billion to $7.01 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 61 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 61 for the last full year with a total value of $7.84 billion, a $92.95 million, 1.20 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 France, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Ireland and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 France, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Ireland and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port Miami.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1France $2,069,127,382
2United Kingdom $1,580,818,078
3Mexico $1,290,803,261
4Ireland $574,092,043
5Canada $320,867,907
6The Netherlands $288,707,031
7Sweden $205,209,450
8Italy $132,280,113
9Latvia $97,556,269
10Germany $95,203,668

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $316,070,910
2Laredo $152,361,897
3Los Angeles $89,318,909
4Miami $79,421,983
5San Francisco $61,118,992
6Cleveland $58,102,843
7Atlanta/Savannah $54,245,419
8Detroit $49,096,804
9Houston $31,907,097
10Chicago $27,585,374

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 6.2 percent compared to last year to $2.27 billion.
  • Port Laredo rose 36.64 percent compared to last year to $861.9 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 0.3 percent compared to last year to $490.02 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 3.56 percent compared to last year to $418.53 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 21.03 percent compared to last year to $408.71 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 France increased $168.54 million, 8.87 percent, (29.52 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 United Kingdom increased $78.45 million, 5.22 percent, (22.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $207.91 million, 19.2 percent, (18.42 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Ireland increased $79.08 million, 15.98 percent, (8.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada increased $12.43 million, 4.03 percent, (4.58 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 83.26 percent of all these Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $5.84 billion of the $7.01 billion total.

All totaled, 63.47 percent of all these Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $4.45 billion of the $7.01 billion total