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

Imports: Beer

Beer, the No. 98 import by value totaled $378.99 million for the month of February, $750.51 million through February of 2019, and $5.35 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
1Mexico$496.96 M
2The Netherlands$105.18 M
3Belgium$56.42 M
4Ireland$40.54 M
5Canada$15.56 M
6Germany$10.29 M
7Italy$3.88 M
8Dominican Republic$3.82 M
9United Kingdom$3.14 M
10Jamaica$2.64 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $750.51 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas $352,945,788
2Port of Newark $99,558,120
3Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $69,006,118
4Port of Houston $37,285,031
5Port Laredo $32,240,527
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $29,991,554
7Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $18,412,399
8Port of Los Angeles $17,001,281
9Port Everglades, Fla. $15,986,751
10Port of Baltimore, Md. $12,636,514

U.S. imports of Beer decreased 8.30 percent through February to $750.51 million

U.S. imports of Beer decreased 8.30 percent from $818.47 million to $750.51 million through the first two 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 98 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 93 for the last full year with a total value of $5.35 billion, a $264.37 million, 5.19 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 The Netherlands, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 Ireland and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz., No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port Laredo.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 The Netherlands, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 Ireland and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz., No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Houston.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $496,964,048
2The Netherlands $105,179,312
3Belgium $56,424,743
4Ireland $40,541,179
5Canada $15,561,790
6Germany $10,293,898
7Italy $3,881,801
8Dominican Republic $3,818,125
9United Kingdom $3,139,718
10Jamaica $2,642,683

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $852,139,095
2New York City $208,425,621
3Phoenix/Nogales $109,498,810
4Houston $66,154,749
5Atlanta/Savannah $55,278,697
6Los Angeles $51,502,908
7Miami $50,244,265
8San Diego $43,450,156
9Baltimore $26,636,617
10San Juan $16,596,542

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas fell 14.45 percent compared to last year to $352.95 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 0.34 percent compared to last year to $99.56 million.
  • Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. rose 45.81 percent compared to last year to $69.01 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 0.57 percent compared to last year to $37.29 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 2.56 percent compared to last year to $32.24 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 Mexico decreased $35.63 million, 6.69 percent, (66.22 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 The Netherlands decreased $18.27 million, 14.8 percent, (14.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Belgium increased $5.73 million, 11.31 percent, (7.52 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Ireland decreased $4.69 million, 10.37 percent, (5.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada decreased $606,168, 3.75 percent, (2.07 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 95.22 percent of all these Beer imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $714.67 million of the $750.51 million total.

All totaled, 78.75 percent of all these Beer imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $591.04 million of the $750.51 million total