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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through October 2018.

Imports: Duty free imports for permanent exhibit

Duty free imports for permanent exhibit, the No. 994 import by value totaled $8.42 million for the month of October, $29.52 million through October of 2018, and $20.12 million for all of 2017, 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
1Italy$13.82 M
2Switzerland$7.42 M
3France$2.25 M
4Canada$1.55 M
5Germany$1.08 M
6Japan$886,428
7China$748,351
8South Korea$363,877
9Vietnam$340,871
10United Kingdom$336,760
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U.S. imports of Duty free imports for permanent exhibit increased 62.19 percent through October to $29.52 million

U.S. imports of Duty free imports for permanent exhibit increased 62.19 percent from $18.2 million to $29.52 million through the first 10 months of 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 994 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1050 for the last full year with a total value of $20.12 million, a $12.29 million, 156.75 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Italy, No. 2 Switzerland, No. 3 France, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 2 San Francisco International Airport, Calif., No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. and No. 5 Boston’s Logan International Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 France, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Spain and No. 5 Egypt. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Boston’s Logan International Airport.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Italy $13,818,823
2Switzerland $7,418,698
3France $2,247,602
4Canada $1,548,201
5Germany $1,083,436
6Japan $886,428
7China $748,351
8South Korea $363,877
9Vietnam $340,871
10United Kingdom $336,760

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $829,378
2Boston $609,250
3Buffalo $430,895
4Philadelphia $90,650
5Cleveland $11,220
6Los Angeles $8,659
7Seattle $5,000
8St. Albans, Vt. $2,700

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 1913.82 percent compared to last year to $7.9 million.
  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. totaled $7.43 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Port of Newark rose 121.98 percent compared to last year to $4.59 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 14205 percent compared to last year to $1.44 million.
  • Boston’s Logan International Airport fell 41.89 percent compared to last year to $920,779.

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 Italy increased $11.53 million, 503.43 percent, (46.82 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Switzerland increased $7.42 million, 0 percent, (25.13 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 France decreased $8.16 million, 78.41 percent, (7.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $1.27 million, 457.51 percent, (5.25 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $826,847, 322.25 percent, (3.67 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 88.48 percent of all these Duty free imports for permanent exhibit imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $26.12 million of the $29.52 million total.

All totaled, 75.44 percent of all these Duty free imports for permanent exhibit imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $22.27 million of the $29.52 million total