Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through May 2020.

Imports: Matches

Matches, the No. 1104 import by value totaled $705,731 for the month of May, $3.9 million through May of 2020, and $13.05 million for all of 2019, 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
1Chile$1.61 M
2India$780,212
3Israel$553,836
4China$381,131
5Sweden$314,365
6Japan$152,999
7Germany$51,940
8Hungary$27,135
9Mexico$15,660
10United Kingdom$8,658
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U.S. imports of Matches decreased 16.99 percent through May to $3.9 million

U.S. imports of Matches decreased 16.99 percent from $4.69 million to $3.9 million through the first five months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 1104 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1102 for the last full year with a total value of $13.05 million, a $3.14 million, 19.41 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Chile, No. 2 India, No. 3 Israel, No. 4 China and No. 5 Sweden. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, No. 3 Port of New York, No. 4 Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico and No. 5 Port of Seattle, Wash..

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Israel, No. 2 Chile, No. 3 India, No. 4 China and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of New York and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 90.83 percent compared to last year to $1.78 million.
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport totaled $560,310. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Port of New York fell 60 percent compared to last year to $326,915.
  • Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico totaled $308,042. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. fell 25.69 percent compared to last year to $302,360.

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 Chile increased $652,849, 68.17 percent, (41.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 India decreased $127,978, 14.09 percent, (20.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Israel decreased $676,834, 55 percent, (14.21 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China decreased $449,926, 54.14 percent, (9.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Sweden increased $151,576, 93.11 percent, (8.07 percent market share).

All totaled, 93.42 percent of all these Matches imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $3.64 million of the $3.9 million total.

All totaled, 84.09 percent of all these Matches imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $3.28 million of the $3.9 million total