Total Trade: $86.91 million
|1||Port of Los Angeles||$21,250,255|
|2||Port of Newark||$11,279,853|
|3||Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport||$7,792,495|
|4||Port of Wilmington, N.C.||$5,429,748|
|5||Port of Jacksonville, Fla.||$5,412,219|
|6||John F. Kennedy International Airport||$5,173,440|
|7||Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport||$4,681,842|
|8||Port of Houston||$3,945,944|
|9||Raleigh-Durham International Airport, N.C.||$2,444,748|
|10||Port of Oakland, Calif.||$1,992,547|
U.S. imports of Containers for transportation increased 20.65 percent through February to $86.91 million
U.S. imports of Containers for transportation increased 20.65 percent from $72.04 million to $86.91 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 474 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 500 for the last full year with a total value of $627.59 million, a $160.13 million, 34.26 percent increase from the 2017 total.
Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 France, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 Thailand. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, No. 4 Port of Wilmington, N.C. and No. 5 Port of Jacksonville, Fla..
In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 France, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Norway. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Oakland, Calif. and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.
January – February 2019
|2||New York City||$22,466,635|
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 3.03 percent compared to last year to $21.25 million.
- Port of Newark rose 42.57 percent compared to last year to $11.28 million.
- Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport rose 727.08 percent compared to last year to $7.79 million.
- Port of Wilmington, N.C. rose 3216.89 percent compared to last year to $5.43 million.
- Port of Jacksonville, Fla. rose 2606.75 percent compared to last year to $5.41 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 $621,325, 1.19 percent, (60.77 percent of all shipments).
- U.S. imports from No. 2 France increased $5.08 million, 92 percent, (12.19 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 3 United Kingdom increased $6.31 million, 292.64 percent, (9.74 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 4 The Netherlands decreased $674,134, 14.27 percent, (4.66 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 5 Thailand increased $1.88 million, 339.36 percent, (2.8 percent of all shipments).
All totaled, 90.16 percent of all these Containers for transportation imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $78.36 million of the $86.91 million total.
All totaled, 58.87 percent of all these Containers for transportation imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $51.16 million of the $86.91 million total