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

Imports: Diapers, tampons, sanitary napkins

Diapers, tampons, sanitary napkins, the No. 291 import by value totaled $105.85 million for the month of July, $714.44 million through July of 2019, and $1.18 billion 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
1Canada$358.67 M
2Mexico$171.47 M
3China$89.06 M
4Germany$18.23 M
5Israel$16.02 M
6Thailand$8.12 M
7Spain$7.41 M
8Sweden$6.38 M
9Czech Republic$5.85 M
10Slovenia$3.61 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $714.44 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $246,350,083
2Port Laredo $73,864,612
3Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $57,955,307
4Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $57,798,021
5Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $39,270,320
6Port of Los Angeles $35,954,003
7Port of Virginia $33,461,783
8Chicago O’Hare International Airport $24,345,207
9Port of Newark $24,322,808
10Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $17,501,187

U.S. imports of Diapers, tampons, sanitary napkins increased 3.53 percent through July to $714.44 million

U.S. imports of Diapers, tampons, sanitary napkins increased 3.53 percent from $690.06 million to $714.44 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 291 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 305 for the last full year with a total value of $1.18 billion, a $45 million, 3.96 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Israel. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 4 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. and No. 5 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Israel and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 4 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. and No. 5 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz..

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $358,666,470
2Mexico $171,471,121
3China $89,062,060
4Germany $18,234,576
5Israel $16,022,130
6Thailand $8,122,127
7Spain $7,414,099
8Sweden $6,379,284
9Czech Republic $5,845,222
10Slovenia $3,611,535

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $140,318,781
2Laredo $55,450,197
3Ogdensburg, N.Y. $38,298,929
4San Diego $37,868,523
5Phoenix/Nogales $20,985,886
6Chicago $18,786,501
7New York City $11,463,110
8Los Angeles $10,261,604
9Norfolk $9,491,199
10Atlanta/Savannah $8,406,084

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:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 0.45 percent compared to last year to $246.35 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 24.39 percent compared to last year to $73.86 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. fell 1.41 percent compared to last year to $57.96 million.
  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. fell 3.48 percent compared to last year to $57.8 million.
  • Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. rose 3.89 percent compared to last year to $39.27 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 Canada increased $17.14 million, 5.02 percent, (50.2 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $22.93 million, 11.8 percent, (24 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China increased $22.7 million, 34.21 percent, (12.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $2.32 million, 14.55 percent, (2.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Israel decreased $3.55 million, 18.13 percent, (2.24 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 91.46 percent of all these Diapers, tampons, sanitary napkins imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $653.46 million of the $714.44 million total.

All totaled, 66.52 percent of all these Diapers, tampons, sanitary napkins imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $475.24 million of the $714.44 million total