Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through May 2020.

Imports: Bicycle, other safety helmets

Bicycle, other safety helmets, the No. 486 import by value totaled $35.39 million for the month of May, $177.55 million through May of 2020, and $567.06 million for all of 2019, 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$104.87 M
2Taiwan$15.26 M
3Vietnam$9.77 M
4Japan$9.04 M
5South Korea$6.42 M
6Mexico$5.33 M
7Thailand$4.85 M
8Italy$3.72 M
9United Kingdom$2.63 M
10Canada$2.36 M
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U.S. imports of Bicycle, other safety helmets decreased 23.81 percent through May to $177.55 million

U.S. imports of Bicycle, other safety helmets decreased 23.81 percent from $233.03 million to $177.55 million through the first five months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 486 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 466 for the last full year with a total value of $567.06 million, a $2.25 million, 0.40 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Taiwan, No. 3 Vietnam, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Taiwan, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Vietnam and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Tacoma, Wash., No. 3 Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif., No. 4 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. and No. 5 Port of Boston.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 22.57 percent compared to last year to $63.05 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 18.63 percent compared to last year to $18.15 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 27.54 percent compared to last year to $12.64 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 33.63 percent compared to last year to $11.1 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 23.26 percent compared to last year to $9.93 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 $34.77 million, 24.9 percent, (59.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Taiwan increased $259,402, 1.73 percent, (8.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Vietnam decreased $3.32 million, 25.33 percent, (5.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan decreased $5 million, 35.61 percent, (5.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 South Korea decreased $4.64 million, 41.96 percent, (3.62 percent market share).

All totaled, 81.87 percent of all these Bicycle, other safety helmets imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $145.37 million of the $177.55 million total.

All totaled, 64.7 percent of all these Bicycle, other safety helmets imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $114.87 million of the $177.55 million total