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

Imports: Candles

Candles, the No. 505 import by value totaled $36.13 million for the month of February, $73.75 million through February of 2019, and $511.55 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
1Vietnam$34.37 M
2Canada$9.19 M
3India$7.64 M
4China$7.54 M
5Mexico$5.58 M
6Dominican Republic$1.82 M
7France$1.81 M
8Thailand$1.31 M
9Poland$1.08 M
10United Kingdom$734,417
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $73.75 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $20,091,778
2Port of Long Beach $10,748,486
3Port of Newark $8,217,323
4Port of Charleston $5,923,317
5Port Laredo $5,322,262
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $5,112,995
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $3,083,167
8Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $2,720,409
9Port of Virginia $2,582,641
10Port of Tacoma, Wash. $1,471,208

U.S. imports of Candles increased 3.17 percent through February to $73.75 million

U.S. imports of Candles increased 3.17 percent from $71.49 million to $73.75 million through the first two 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 505 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 503 for the last full year with a total value of $511.55 million, a $61.38 million, 13.64 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the leading 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 Long Beach, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port Laredo.

In the last previous full year, theleading 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.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Vietnam $34,374,143
2Canada $9,192,482
3India $7,639,453
4China $7,543,627
5Mexico $5,577,347
6Dominican Republic $1,816,346
7France $1,811,826
8Thailand $1,313,656
9Poland $1,079,159
10United Kingdom $734,417

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $44,330,411
2Detroit $23,874,932
3New York City $20,898,053
4Laredo $9,985,757
5Buffalo $9,304,984
6Dallas $7,329,038
7New Orleans $7,153,820
8Seattle $6,121,825
9Atlanta/Savannah $5,502,431
10Chicago $4,055,977

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 26.52 percent compared to last year to $20.09 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 25.03 percent compared to last year to $10.75 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 16.54 percent compared to last year to $8.22 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 175.19 percent compared to last year to $5.92 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 22.82 percent compared to last year to $5.32 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 $6.47 million, 23.2 percent, (46.61 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $5.14 million, 35.87 percent, (12.46 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 India increased $2.18 million, 39.97 percent, (10.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China increased $506,155, 7.19 percent, (10.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico increased $820,595, 17.25 percent, (7.56 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 87.22 percent of all these Candles imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $64.33 million of the $73.75 million total.

All totaled, 68.2 percent of all these Candles imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $50.3 million of the $73.75 million total