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

Imports: Cameras, flashes

Cameras, flashes, the No. 585 import by value totaled $25.86 million for the month of March, $76.02 million through March of 2019, and $446.11 million 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
1China$38.94 M
2Philippines$7.75 M
3Sweden$3.94 M
4Canada$3.14 M
5Japan$2.76 M
6United Kingdom$2.34 M
7Thailand$2.3 M
8Italy$2.27 M
9Germany$2.05 M
10Taiwan$2.01 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $76.02 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $20,054,942
2Port of Long Beach $9,782,472
3Port of Los Angeles $9,475,738
4Los Angeles International Airport $8,183,138
5John F. Kennedy International Airport $4,482,692
6Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $4,077,854
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $3,298,784
8Port of New Orleans $2,341,969
9Anchorage International Airport, Alaska $2,057,753
10Port of Seattle, Wash. $973,164

U.S. imports of Cameras, flashes increased 10.01 percent through March to $76.02 million

U.S. imports of Cameras, flashes increased 10.01 percent from $69.1 million to $76.02 million through the first three 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 585 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 615 for the last full year with a total value of $446.11 million, a $18.3 million, 4.28 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Philippines, No. 3 Sweden, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Los Angeles International Airport and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

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

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $38,943,402
2Philippines $7,748,304
3Sweden $3,939,719
4Canada $3,137,661
5Japan $2,760,668
6United Kingdom $2,339,088
7Thailand $2,295,752
8Italy $2,269,623
9Germany $2,051,042
10Taiwan $2,013,703

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $41,643,730
2New York City $29,484,480
3Chicago $21,371,855
4Cleveland $8,069,019
5New Orleans $4,576,058
6San Francisco $3,574,832
7Atlanta/Savannah $2,523,158
8Detroit $2,482,528
9Great Falls, Mont. $1,843,484
10Miami $1,804,219

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 65.62 percent compared to last year to $20.05 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 226.7 percent compared to last year to $9.78 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 26.8 percent compared to last year to $9.48 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 23.98 percent compared to last year to $8.18 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 19.94 percent compared to last year to $4.48 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 $11.46 million, 41.71 percent, (51.23 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Philippines decreased $3.27 million, 29.67 percent, (10.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Sweden increased $2.56 million, 184.82 percent, (5.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada decreased $1.38 million, 30.59 percent, (4.13 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan increased $484,822, 21.3 percent, (3.63 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 74.37 percent of all these Cameras, flashes imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $56.53 million of the $76.02 million total.

All totaled, 68.38 percent of all these Cameras, flashes imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $51.98 million of the $76.02 million total