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

Imports: Candles

Candles, the No. 486 import by value totaled $67.41 million for the month of October, $424.41 million through October of 2018, and $450.17 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
1Vietnam$182.74 M
2Canada$78.17 M
3China$34.03 M
4India$31.7 M
5Mexico$28.24 M
6Thailand$12.56 M
7Dominican Republic$10.73 M
8France$10.39 M
9Poland$9.54 M
10United Kingdom$5.8 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $424.41 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $105,904,510
2Port of Long Beach $49,336,133
3Port of Newark $47,641,323
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $42,361,999
5Port Laredo $26,191,454
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $24,760,141
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $19,328,402
8Port of Tacoma, Wash. $19,053,272
9Port of Charleston $18,765,905
10Port of Virginia $14,324,095

U.S. imports of Candles increased 15.88 percent through October to $424.41 million

U.S. imports of Candles increased 15.88 percent from $366.24 million to $424.41 million 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 486 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 495 for the last full year with a total value of $450.17 million, a $48.64 million, 12.11 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Vietnam, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 India and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port Laredo.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Vietnam, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 India, No. 4 China and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Vietnam $182,740,478
2Canada $78,173,211
3China $34,033,340
4India $31,695,660
5Mexico $28,242,018
6Thailand $12,557,213
7Dominican Republic $10,734,656
8France $10,390,085
9Poland $9,541,893
10United Kingdom $5,795,686

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $18,825,087
2Detroit $10,660,690
3New York City $10,424,880
4Laredo $4,336,845
5Buffalo $3,614,524
6Dallas $3,518,615
7New Orleans $3,311,891
8Seattle $3,223,307
9Atlanta/Savannah $2,811,860
10Chicago $1,849,943

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 fell 1.01 percent compared to last year to $105.9 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 71.52 percent compared to last year to $49.34 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 10.62 percent compared to last year to $47.64 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 43.85 percent compared to last year to $42.36 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 23.66 percent compared to last year to $26.19 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 Vietnam increased $38.95 million, 27.09 percent, (43.06 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $15.2 million, 24.15 percent, (18.42 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China increased $876,894, 2.64 percent, (8.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India decreased $1.5 million, 4.51 percent, (7.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico increased $5.47 million, 24.01 percent, (6.65 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 83.62 percent of all these Candles imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $354.88 million of the $424.41 million total.

All totaled, 63.96 percent of all these Candles imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $271.44 million of the $424.41 million total