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

Imports: Misc. sign plates, with numbers and symbols

Misc. sign plates, with numbers and symbols, the No. 795 import by value totaled $10.93 million for the month of December, $124.64 million through December of 2018, and $99.67 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$59.28 M
2Mexico$15.33 M
3Canada$13.62 M
4Germany$5.98 M
5Switzerland$4.71 M
6Japan$4.6 M
7Taiwan$3.24 M
8South Korea$2.52 M
9United Kingdom$2.37 M
10Italy$1.98 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $124.64 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $17,381,017
2Port of Newark $10,273,839
3Port of Tacoma, Wash. $10,049,601
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $7,770,667
5Port of New Orleans $6,812,720
6Chicago O’Hare International Airport $6,792,743
7Anchorage International Airport, Alaska $6,710,434
8Pharr International Bridge in Texas $6,281,357
9Port of Long Beach $6,256,519
10Port Laredo $5,234,172

U.S. imports of Misc. sign plates, with numbers and symbols increased 25.06 percent through December to $124.64 million

U.S. imports of Misc. sign plates, with numbers and symbols increased 25.06 percent from $99.67 million to $124.64 million in 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 795 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 818 for the last full year with a total value of $99.67 million, a $2 million, 2.05 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading 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.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Taiwan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Tacoma, Wash., No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $59,280,994
2Mexico $15,334,262
3Canada $13,619,405
4Germany $5,980,997
5Switzerland $4,714,177
6Japan $4,595,629
7Taiwan $3,236,107
8South Korea $2,516,937
9United Kingdom $2,374,634
10Italy $1,976,046

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $5,098,658
2Cleveland $3,252,752
3Detroit $2,656,960
4Laredo $2,443,649
5Chicago $2,363,627
6New York City $1,966,857
7New Orleans $1,653,322
8Seattle $1,642,270
9Atlanta/Savannah $1,407,466
10San Francisco $731,429

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 19.53 percent compared to last year to $17.38 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 2.88 percent compared to last year to $10.27 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. rose 5.1 percent compared to last year to $10.05 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 369.64 percent compared to last year to $7.77 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 8.36 percent compared to last year to $6.81 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 $11.15 million, 23.17 percent, (47.56 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $1.37 million, 9.83 percent, (12.3 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada increased $6.86 million, 101.56 percent, (10.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $2.17 million, 57.13 percent, (4.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Switzerland increased $2.99 million, 174.13 percent, (3.78 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 79.37 percent of all these Misc. sign plates, with numbers and symbols imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $98.93 million of the $124.64 million total.

All totaled, 41.95 percent of all these Misc. sign plates, with numbers and symbols imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $52.29 million of the $124.64 million total