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

Imports: Bird skins, feathered parts, down

Bird skins, feathered parts, down, the No. 749 import by value totaled $21.62 million for the month of December, $161.16 million through December of 2018, and $146.14 million 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
1China$118.33 M
2Taiwan$10.83 M
3Hungary$9.92 M
4Poland$9.4 M
5Germany$7.08 M
6Spain$2.91 M
7Ukraine$783,497
8Russia$330,037
9South Africa$290,502
10Italy$286,481
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $161.16 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $65,779,181
2Port of Virginia $30,074,763
3Port of Long Beach $28,750,938
4Port of Newark $16,819,723
5Port of Seattle, Wash. $7,822,669
6Port of Charleston $1,364,981
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $1,339,445
8Port of New York $1,219,318
9Port of Tacoma, Wash. $1,188,376
10Port of Oakland, Calif. $1,151,059

U.S. imports of Bird skins, feathered parts, down increased 10.28 percent through December to $161.16 million

U.S. imports of Bird skins, feathered parts, down increased 10.28 percent from $146.14 million to $161.16 million in 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 749 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 745 for the last full year with a total value of $146.14 million, a $29.12 million, 24.88 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Taiwan, No. 3 Hungary, No. 4 Poland and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Seattle, Wash..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Taiwan, No. 3 Hungary, No. 4 Poland and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Port of Newark.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $118,334,922
2Taiwan $10,826,130
3Hungary $9,923,855
4Poland $9,400,260
5Germany $7,081,334
6Spain $2,909,399
7Ukraine $783,497
8Russia $330,037
9South Africa $290,502
10Italy $286,481

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $26,941,535
2Cleveland $10,279,331
3New York City $3,192,787
4Chicago $2,184,779
5Norfolk $1,487,358
6Minneapolis $918,424
7Wilmington $867,062
8San Francisco $511,297
9Detroit $331,400
10Dallas $329,080

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 18.25 percent compared to last year to $65.78 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 62.29 percent compared to last year to $30.07 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 164.22 percent compared to last year to $28.75 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 89.68 percent compared to last year to $16.82 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. fell 32.8 percent compared to last year to $7.82 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 increased $4.2 million, 3.68 percent, (73.43 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Taiwan decreased $860,734, 7.36 percent, (6.72 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Hungary increased $4.44 million, 80.83 percent, (6.16 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Poland increased $4.15 million, 79 percent, (5.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $4.56 million, 181.29 percent, (4.39 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 96.53 percent of all these Bird skins, feathered parts, down imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $155.57 million of the $161.16 million total.

All totaled, 92.61 percent of all these Bird skins, feathered parts, down imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $149.25 million of the $161.16 million total