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

Imports: Fireworks

Fireworks, the No. 524 import by value totaled $5.43 million for the month of August, $269.96 million through August 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$253.79 M
2Hong Kong$4.27 M
3Spain$3.8 M
4Germany$2.7 M
5Italy$1.56 M
6Thailand$1.02 M
7United Kingdom$838,439
8Sweden$810,906
9Japan$575,053
10Canada$247,912
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $269.96 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $94,017,249
2Port of Long Beach $70,183,709
3Port of Newark $48,891,852
4Port of Charleston $13,701,195
5Port of Oakland, Calif. $11,329,916
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $7,537,774
7Port of Seattle, Wash. $6,229,578
8Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $5,312,454
9Port Miami $2,937,254
10Port of Baltimore, Md. $2,539,003

U.S. imports of Fireworks increased 0.38 percent through August to $269.96 million

U.S. imports of Fireworks increased 0.38 percent from $268.93 million to $269.96 million through the first eight 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 524 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 526 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 August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Hong Kong, No. 3 Spain, No. 4 Germany 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 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 Savannah, Ga..

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $253,789,098
2Hong Kong $4,271,888
3Spain $3,799,551
4Germany $2,699,257
5Italy $1,557,192
6Thailand $1,022,825
7United Kingdom $838,439
8Sweden $810,906
9Japan $575,053
10Canada $247,912

January – August 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 eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 3.88 percent compared to last year to $94.02 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 22.18 percent compared to last year to $70.18 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 160.05 percent compared to last year to $48.89 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 18.68 percent compared to last year to $13.7 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 0.53 percent compared to last year to $11.33 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 $8.21 million, 3.34 percent, (94.01 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Hong Kong increased $540,610, 14.49 percent, (1.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Spain decreased $57,794, 1.5 percent, (1.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany decreased $2.55 million, 48.59 percent, (1 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy increased $100,287, 6.88 percent, (0.58 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 98.58 percent of all these Fireworks imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $266.12 million of the $269.96 million total.

All totaled, 88.21 percent of all these Fireworks imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $238.12 million of the $269.96 million total