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

Imports: Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors

Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors, the No. 59 import by value totaled $764.91 million for the month of March, $2.02 billion through March of 2019, and $8.58 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
1France$575.19 M
2United Kingdom$455.77 M
3Mexico$384.97 M
4Ireland$188.05 M
5Canada$113.07 M
6The Netherlands$59.97 M
7Sweden$59.87 M
8Italy$31.88 M
9Latvia$29.9 M
10Germany$24.23 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.02 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $612,101,091
2Port Laredo $266,495,866
3Port of Houston $137,975,000
4Port of Los Angeles $128,323,738
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $110,284,027
6Port of Oakland, Calif. $108,934,764
7Port of Virginia $93,697,659
8Port Miami $72,833,973
9Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $66,890,499
10Port Everglades, Fla. $64,858,791

U.S. imports of Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors increased 17.40 percent through March to $2.02 billion

U.S. imports of Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors increased 17.40 percent from $1.72 billion to $2.02 billion 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 59 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 66 for the last full year with a total value of $8.58 billion, a $747.89 million, 9.55 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March 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 Houston, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles 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 of Savannah, Ga..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1France $575,194,388
2United Kingdom $455,771,568
3Mexico $384,972,184
4Ireland $188,046,088
5Canada $113,072,475
6The Netherlands $59,965,576
7Sweden $59,865,475
8Italy $31,879,728
9Latvia $29,901,149
10Germany $24,226,223

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $768,340,444
2Laredo $382,084,587
3Los Angeles $236,828,834
4Miami $192,786,475
5San Francisco $161,931,524
6Detroit $114,884,142
7Cleveland $114,414,216
8Atlanta/Savannah $111,808,126
9Houston $100,165,341
10Chicago $78,874,992

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 rose 10.88 percent compared to last year to $612.1 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 21.97 percent compared to last year to $266.5 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 38.23 percent compared to last year to $137.98 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 21.11 percent compared to last year to $128.32 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 2 percent compared to last year to $110.28 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 France increased $54.31 million, 10.43 percent, (28.5 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 United Kingdom increased $113.13 million, 33.02 percent, (22.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $57.81 million, 17.67 percent, (19.08 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Ireland increased $32.39 million, 20.81 percent, (9.32 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada increased $19.53 million, 20.88 percent, (5.6 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 85.08 percent of all these Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $1.72 billion of the $2.02 billion total.

All totaled, 62.19 percent of all these Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $1.26 billion of the $2.02 billion total