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

Imports: Misc. sign plates, with numbers and symbols

Misc. sign plates, with numbers and symbols, the No. 768 import by value totaled $12.58 million for the month of July, $82.73 million through July of 2019, and $124.64 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$35.43 M
2Canada$12.2 M
3Mexico$9.95 M
4Switzerland$6.47 M
5Germany$3.07 M
6Japan$2.17 M
7Taiwan$1.78 M
8United Kingdom$1.77 M
9India$1.43 M
10South Korea$1.39 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $82.73 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $8,716,723
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $7,765,259
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $6,049,593
4Port of Tacoma, Wash. $5,374,243
5Port of Newark $5,306,466
6Port of New Orleans $5,198,448
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $4,457,124
8Port Laredo $4,061,513
9Anchorage International Airport, Alaska $4,041,661
10Pharr International Bridge in Texas $3,968,603

U.S. imports of Misc. sign plates, with numbers and symbols increased 19.74 percent through July to $82.73 million

U.S. imports of Misc. sign plates, with numbers and symbols increased 19.74 percent from $69.09 million to $82.73 million through the first seven 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 768 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 798 for the last full year with a total value of $124.64 million, a $24.97 million, 25.06 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Switzerland and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Tacoma, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Switzerland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Tacoma, Wash., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $35,427,487
2Canada $12,203,089
3Mexico $9,951,382
4Switzerland $6,472,727
5Germany $3,072,370
6Japan $2,166,432
7Taiwan $1,780,589
8United Kingdom $1,774,518
9India $1,426,013
10South Korea $1,389,638

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $6,713,056
2Cleveland $4,687,072
3Detroit $3,867,688
4Laredo $3,533,826
5New York City $2,891,970
6Chicago $2,779,919
7New Orleans $2,511,309
8Seattle $2,395,387
9Atlanta/Savannah $2,166,977
10Miami $1,374,780

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 13.55 percent compared to last year to $8.72 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 95.47 percent compared to last year to $7.77 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 308.8 percent compared to last year to $6.05 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. fell 6.61 percent compared to last year to $5.37 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 4.62 percent compared to last year to $5.31 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 $4.47 million, 14.43 percent, (42.82 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $5.56 million, 83.7 percent, (14.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $1.09 million, 12.33 percent, (12.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Switzerland increased $3.2 million, 97.87 percent, (7.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany decreased $1.93 million, 38.56 percent, (3.71 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 81.14 percent of all these Misc. sign plates, with numbers and symbols imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $67.13 million of the $82.73 million total.

All totaled, 40.15 percent of all these Misc. sign plates, with numbers and symbols imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $33.21 million of the $82.73 million total