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

Imports: Duty free imports for permanent exhibit

Duty free imports for permanent exhibit, the No. 971 import by value totaled $5.5 million for the month of February, $6.07 million through February of 2019, and $36.95 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
1Italy$5.18 M
2Germany$359,779
3United Kingdom$327,502
4France$85,085
5Canada$41,878
6India$35,763
7China$17,820
8South Korea$15,800
9Mexico$2,065
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U.S. imports of Duty free imports for permanent exhibit increased 205.28 percent through February to $6.07 million

U.S. imports of Duty free imports for permanent exhibit increased 205.28 percent from $1.99 million to $6.07 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 971 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1079 for the last full year with a total value of $36.95 million, a $16.82 million, 83.61 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Italy, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 France and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas, No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Italy, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Vietnam and No. 5 China. 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 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Italy $5,182,611
2Germany $359,779
3United Kingdom $327,502
4France $85,085
5Canada $41,878
6India $35,763
7China $17,820
8South Korea $15,800
9Mexico $2,065
10Japan $0

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Buffalo $3,325,763
2Charleston $2,343,224
3St. Albans, Vt. $1,736,696
4New York City $1,053,100
5Boston $609,250
6Philadelphia $90,650
7Detroit $83,380
8Ogdensburg, N.Y. $55,900
9Miami $52,000
10Los Angeles $38,732

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:

  • Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas totaled $5.12 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 11560 percent compared to last year to $443,088.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 3.92 percent compared to last year to $327,502.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport totaled $75,085. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Port of Long Beach totaled $35,763. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

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 $4.59 million, 771.88 percent, (85.4 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany decreased $117,861, 24.68 percent, (5.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 United Kingdom increased $325,439, 15775 percent, (5.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 France increased $85,085, 0 percent, (1.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada decreased $389,017, 90.28 percent, (0.69 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 98.82 percent of all these Duty free imports for permanent exhibit imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $6 million of the $6.07 million total.

All totaled, 98.84 percent of all these Duty free imports for permanent exhibit imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $6 million of the $6.07 million total