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

Imports: Brooms, brushes, mops, feather dusters

Brooms, brushes, mops, feather dusters, the No. 207 import by value totaled $159.81 million for the month of December, $1.89 billion through December 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$1.35 B
2Mexico$127.31 M
3Germany$67.64 M
4Canada$36.77 M
5Switzerland$36.23 M
6Dominican Republic$31.07 M
7Taiwan$21.5 M
8Japan$21.06 M
9South Korea$19.56 M
10Honduras$17.72 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.89 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $540,817,036
2Port of Newark $226,898,694
3Port of Long Beach $209,271,987
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $110,945,967
5Chicago O’Hare International Airport $79,746,735
6Port of Virginia $67,723,772
7Port of Charleston $65,650,292
8Port Laredo $60,994,184
9Port of Tacoma, Wash. $43,835,849
10Port of Seattle, Wash. $42,974,300

U.S. imports of Brooms, brushes, mops, feather dusters increased 7.93 percent through December to $1.89 billion

U.S. imports of Brooms, brushes, mops, feather dusters increased 7.93 percent from $1.75 billion to $1.89 billion 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 207 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 212 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 December 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $1,348,041,718
2Mexico $127,312,739
3Germany $67,641,802
4Canada $36,765,883
5Switzerland $36,227,776
6Dominican Republic $31,068,519
7Taiwan $21,499,828
8Japan $21,058,585
9South Korea $19,559,403
10Honduras $17,718,130

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $131,642,613
2New York City $59,163,076
3Chicago $56,842,349
4Atlanta/Savannah $28,385,214
5Laredo $20,829,011
6Cleveland $17,986,131
7Charleston $14,362,263
8New Orleans $14,131,771
9St. Louis $13,112,491
10Miami $12,159,715

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 rose 4.62 percent compared to last year to $540.82 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 5.23 percent compared to last year to $226.9 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 27.87 percent compared to last year to $209.27 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 1.3 percent compared to last year to $110.95 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 12.02 percent compared to last year to $79.75 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 $90.94 million, 7.23 percent, (71.23 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $5.2 million, 3.92 percent, (6.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $17.93 million, 36.05 percent, (3.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $4.71 million, 14.71 percent, (1.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Switzerland decreased $8.03 million, 18.15 percent, (1.91 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 85.39 percent of all these Brooms, brushes, mops, feather dusters imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $1.62 billion of the $1.89 billion total.

All totaled, 61.7 percent of all these Brooms, brushes, mops, feather dusters imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $1.17 billion of the $1.89 billion total