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

Imports: Fireworks

Fireworks, the No. 482 import by value totaled $42.29 million for the month of February, $82.37 million through February of 2019, and $359.34 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
1China$79.01 M
2Hong Kong$1.28 M
3Spain$655,670
4Japan$351,643
5Italy$325,382
6Thailand$211,800
7United Kingdom$201,840
8Sweden$141,758
9Germany$80,068
10Canada$68,964
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $82.37 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $27,182,088
2Port of Long Beach $20,546,985
3Port of Newark $17,925,360
4Port of Charleston $5,331,128
5Port of Oakland, Calif. $2,880,475
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $2,368,661
7Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $2,362,730
8Port of Seattle, Wash. $2,046,883
9Port Miami $349,936
10Port of Baltimore, Md. $297,618

U.S. imports of Fireworks increased 30.14 percent through February to $82.37 million

U.S. imports of Fireworks increased 30.14 percent from $63.29 million to $82.37 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 482 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 527 for the last full year with a total value of $359.34 million, a $52.94 million, 17.28 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Hong Kong, No. 3 Spain, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Italy. 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 Germany, No. 3 Israel, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 Japan. 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 Savannah, Ga..

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $79,011,736
2Hong Kong $1,276,665
3Spain $655,670
4Japan $351,643
5Italy $325,382
6Thailand $211,800
7United Kingdom $201,840
8Sweden $141,758
9Germany $80,068
10Canada $68,964

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $27,873,545
2St. Louis $23,149,204
3New York City $11,523,254
4Cleveland $10,281,404
5Chicago $10,207,528
6Charleston $6,885,254
7Atlanta/Savannah $6,253,716
8New Orleans $5,058,678
9Houston $3,897,614
10San Francisco $3,088,671

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:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 16.96 percent compared to last year to $27.18 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 1.83 percent compared to last year to $20.55 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 330.77 percent compared to last year to $17.93 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 38.81 percent compared to last year to $5.33 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 0.12 percent compared to last year to $2.88 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 $20.74 million, 35.59 percent, (95.93 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Hong Kong increased $929,092, 267.31 percent, (1.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Spain increased $355,969, 118.77 percent, (0.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan decreased $3,998, 1.12 percent, (0.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy decreased $55,917, 14.66 percent, (0.4 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.09 percent of all these Fireworks imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $81.62 million of the $82.37 million total.

All totaled, 89.68 percent of all these Fireworks imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $73.87 million of the $82.37 million total