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

Imports: Seats, excluding barber, dental

Seats, excluding barber, dental, the No. 14 import by value totaled $1.87 billion for the month of March, $5.89 billion through March of 2019, and $24.38 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
1China$2.45 B
2Mexico$1.73 B
3Vietnam$460.65 M
4Canada$359.36 M
5United Kingdom$153.01 M
6Italy$88.99 M
7Indonesia$84.27 M
8Germany$74.69 M
9Taiwan$59.76 M
10Japan$53.82 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $5.89 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $944,948,040
2Port Laredo $731,739,501
3Port of Newark $432,606,781
4El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $365,348,855
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $340,463,549
6Port of Long Beach $316,550,049
7Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $271,860,516
8Port of Virginia $217,227,403
9Del Rio International Bridge Border Crossing, Texas $197,165,469
10Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas $151,842,170

U.S. imports of Seats, excluding barber, dental decreased 4.41 percent through March to $5.89 billion

U.S. imports of Seats, excluding barber, dental decreased 4.41 percent from $6.16 billion to $5.89 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 14 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 12 for the last full year with a total value of $24.38 billion, a $1.26 billion, 5.47 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Vietnam, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Vietnam and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $2,445,531,052
2Mexico $1,725,183,082
3Vietnam $460,650,423
4Canada $359,363,789
5United Kingdom $153,011,967
6Italy $88,991,772
7Indonesia $84,274,434
8Germany $74,687,002
9Taiwan $59,761,901
10Japan $53,817,179

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $1,682,316,556
2Los Angeles $1,655,479,736
3New York City $576,665,418
4Atlanta/Savannah $518,820,778
5El Paso $463,032,062
6Detroit $454,484,953
7Chicago $350,952,350
8Seattle $337,199,933
9Norfolk $265,374,448
10San Francisco $213,898,552

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 Los Angeles fell 2.97 percent compared to last year to $944.95 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 7.88 percent compared to last year to $731.74 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 5.15 percent compared to last year to $432.61 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas fell 1.47 percent compared to last year to $365.35 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 5.95 percent compared to last year to $340.46 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 China decreased $282.8 million, 10.37 percent, (41.51 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $94.98 million, 5.22 percent, (29.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Vietnam increased $129.36 million, 39.05 percent, (7.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada decreased $9.08 million, 2.47 percent, (6.1 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $20.55 million, 11.84 percent, (2.6 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 87.31 percent of all these Seats, excluding barber, dental imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $5.14 billion of the $5.89 billion total.

All totaled, 47.78 percent of all these Seats, excluding barber, dental imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $2.82 billion of the $5.89 billion total