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

Imports: Fireworks

Fireworks, the No. 561 import by value totaled $15.99 million for the month of October, $298.65 million through October of 2018, and $306.4 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
1China$269.82 M
2Israel$6.96 M
3Germany$6.04 M
4Spain$4.59 M
5Hong Kong$3.93 M
6Italy$1.63 M
7United Kingdom$1.15 M
8Thailand$986,251
9Austria$874,161
10Sweden$626,801
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $298.65 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $106,286,978
2Port of Long Beach $97,635,401
3Port of Newark $21,848,551
4Port of Charleston $12,748,661
5Port of Oakland, Calif. $12,290,708
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $11,586,184
7Port of Tacoma, Wash. $7,133,907
8John F. Kennedy International Airport $6,964,467
9Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $4,693,913
10Port of Virginia $3,122,628

U.S. imports of Fireworks increased 11.52 percent through October to $298.65 million

U.S. imports of Fireworks increased 11.52 percent from $267.79 million to $298.65 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 561 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 565 for the last full year with a total value of $306.4 million, a $20.91 million, 6.39 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Israel, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Spain and No. 5 Hong Kong. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port of Oakland, Calif..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Spain, No. 3 Israel, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Hong Kong. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Oakland, Calif. and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $269,815,900
2Israel $6,962,366
3Germany $6,038,129
4Spain $4,586,565
5Hong Kong $3,928,784
6Italy $1,631,572
7United Kingdom $1,149,679
8Thailand $986,251
9Austria $874,161
10Sweden $626,801

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $14,648,591
2St. Louis $12,324,779
3Cleveland $5,926,367
4Chicago $5,763,864
5New York City $4,833,122
6Charleston $3,840,541
7Atlanta/Savannah $2,996,536
8San Francisco $1,985,192
9New Orleans $1,958,692
10Seattle $1,852,994

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:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 10.34 percent compared to last year to $106.29 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 39.43 percent compared to last year to $97.64 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 41.52 percent compared to last year to $21.85 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 21.36 percent compared to last year to $12.75 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 13.14 percent compared to last year to $12.29 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 China increased $22.82 million, 9.24 percent, (90.34 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Israel increased $2.66 million, 61.71 percent, (2.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $3.62 million, 149.65 percent, (2.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Spain decreased $9,241, 0.2 percent, (1.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Hong Kong increased $1.57 million, 66.78 percent, (1.32 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 97.55 percent of all these Fireworks imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $291.33 million of the $298.65 million total.

All totaled, 83.98 percent of all these Fireworks imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $250.81 million of the $298.65 million total