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

Imports: Brooms, brushes, mops, feather dusters

Brooms, brushes, mops, feather dusters, the No. 211 import by value totaled $177.07 million for the month of October, $1.58 billion through October of 2018, and $1.75 billion 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$1.12 B
2Mexico$111.89 M
3Germany$56.07 M
4Canada$28.73 M
5Switzerland$27.32 M
6Dominican Republic$24.21 M
7Taiwan$18.08 M
8Japan$17.87 M
9South Korea$16.59 M
10Italy$14.72 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.58 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $452,984,587
2Port of Newark $190,049,593
3Port of Long Beach $176,854,775
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $95,309,876
5Chicago O’Hare International Airport $65,460,927
6Port of Virginia $58,312,910
7Port Laredo $52,633,601
8Port of Charleston $49,233,926
9Port of Seattle, Wash. $34,323,064
10Port of Tacoma, Wash. $33,762,270

U.S. imports of Brooms, brushes, mops, feather dusters increased 7.93 percent through October to $1.58 billion

U.S. imports of Brooms, brushes, mops, feather dusters increased 7.93 percent from $1.46 billion to $1.58 billion through the first 10 months of 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 211 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 215 for the last full year with a total value of $1.75 billion, a $19.55 million, 1.13 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Switzerland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Switzerland and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $1,121,827,102
2Mexico $111,890,951
3Germany $56,068,223
4Canada $28,725,081
5Switzerland $27,320,179
6Dominican Republic $24,214,211
7Taiwan $18,079,271
8Japan $17,872,223
9South Korea $16,590,581
10Italy $14,719,131

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $87,972,961
2New York City $41,248,593
3Chicago $39,363,514
4Atlanta/Savannah $19,846,044
5Laredo $15,118,414
6Cleveland $11,542,638
7Dallas $8,106,550
8New Orleans $8,044,688
9St. Louis $7,872,613
10Norfolk $7,726,529

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 6.6 percent compared to last year to $452.98 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 5.03 percent compared to last year to $190.05 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 31.04 percent compared to last year to $176.85 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 4.32 percent compared to last year to $95.31 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 11.28 percent compared to last year to $65.46 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 increased $72.01 million, 6.86 percent, (71.2 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $249,228, 0.22 percent, (7.1 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $16.2 million, 40.64 percent, (3.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $3.65 million, 14.54 percent, (1.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Switzerland decreased $7.72 million, 22.03 percent, (1.73 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 85.42 percent of all these Brooms, brushes, mops, feather dusters imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $1.35 billion of the $1.58 billion total.

All totaled, 62.24 percent of all these Brooms, brushes, mops, feather dusters imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $980.66 million of the $1.58 billion total