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

Imports: Coral, shell of mollusks

Coral, shell of mollusks, the No. 1081 import by value totaled $1.43 million for the month of July, $8.81 million through July 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$3.73 M
2China$1.08 M
3Mexico$949,195
4Philippines$786,358
5Tonga$509,775
6India$260,475
7South Africa$220,903
8Italy$181,064
9Vietnam$179,731
10Federated States of Micronesia$135,591
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $8.81 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Los Angeles International Airport $4,175,229
2Port of Los Angeles $985,584
3Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $956,995
4Port of Boston $391,683
5Port of Newark $390,845
6Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas $274,764
7Port of Virginia $231,918
8Honolulu International Airport, Hawaii $211,504
9Port of Long Beach $200,985
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $179,091

U.S. imports of Coral, shell of mollusks decreased 11.43 percent through July to $8.81 million

U.S. imports of Coral, shell of mollusks decreased 11.43 percent from $9.95 million to $8.81 million through the first seven 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 1081 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1073 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 July 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 Australia, No. 2 China, No. 3 Indonesia, 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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Australia $3,733,873
2China $1,081,579
3Mexico $949,195
4Philippines $786,358
5Tonga $509,775
6India $260,475
7South Africa $220,903
8Italy $181,064
9Vietnam $179,731
10Federated States of Micronesia $135,591

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 21.05 percent compared to last year to $4.18 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 40.65 percent compared to last year to $985,584.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 7.17 percent compared to last year to $956,995.
  • Port of Boston fell 52.4 percent compared to last year to $391,683.
  • Port of Newark fell 28.71 percent compared to last year to $390,845.

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 $1.19 million, 46.65 percent, (42.38 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $758,115, 41.21 percent, (12.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $56,255, 6.3 percent, (10.77 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Philippines decreased $91,386, 10.41 percent, (8.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Tonga increased $247,244, 94.18 percent, (5.79 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 80.14 percent of all these Coral, shell of mollusks imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $7.06 million of the $8.81 million total.

All totaled, 78.32 percent of all these Coral, shell of mollusks imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $6.9 million of the $8.81 million total