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

Imports: Coral, shell of mollusks

Coral, shell of mollusks, the No. 1075 import by value totaled $1.19 million for the month of March, $3.58 million through March of 2019, and $16.86 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
1Australia$1.47 M
2China$494,909
3Mexico$386,055
4Philippines$340,353
5Tonga$162,977
6Vietnam$118,700
7India$113,041
8Italy$112,383
9South Africa$74,363
10Thailand$60,091
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U.S. imports of Coral, shell of mollusks decreased 14.72 percent through March to $3.58 million

U.S. imports of Coral, shell of mollusks decreased 14.72 percent from $4.2 million to $3.58 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 1075 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1060 for the last full year with a total value of $16.86 million, a $1.54 million, 10.03 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Australia, No. 2 China, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Philippines and No. 5 Tonga. The leading gateways were No. 1 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 4 Port of Boston and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Indonesia, No. 2 Australia, No. 3 China, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Philippines. The leading gateways were No. 1 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 2 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 3 Port of Boston, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Australia $1,471,246
2China $494,909
3Mexico $386,055
4Philippines $340,353
5Tonga $162,977
6Vietnam $118,700
7India $113,041
8Italy $112,383
9South Africa $74,363
10Thailand $60,091

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $2,710,233
2San Diego $697,573
3Boston $525,727
4Chicago $402,719
5Miami $137,298
6Atlanta/Savannah $121,245
7Dallas $116,559
8New York City $115,252
9Jacksonville/Tampa $114,369
10Charleston $65,702

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:

  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 11.94 percent compared to last year to $1.65 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 2.3 percent compared to last year to $411,775.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 1.59 percent compared to last year to $393,855.
  • Port of Boston rose 1.66 percent compared to last year to $312,646.
  • Port of Newark fell 39.53 percent compared to last year to $137,162.

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 Australia increased $575,525, 64.25 percent, (41.04 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $270,743, 35.36 percent, (13.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico decreased $1,645, 0.42 percent, (10.77 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Philippines increased $29,176, 9.38 percent, (9.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Tonga increased $123,123, 308.94 percent, (4.55 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 79.66 percent of all these Coral, shell of mollusks imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $2.86 million of the $3.58 million total.

All totaled, 80.99 percent of all these Coral, shell of mollusks imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $2.9 million of the $3.58 million total