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

Imports: Misc. sign plates, with numbers and symbols

Misc. sign plates, with numbers and symbols, the No. 787 import by value totaled $7.87 million for the month of February, $18.18 million through February of 2020, and $138.56 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
1China$7.37 M
2Mexico$2.99 M
3Canada$2.24 M
4Germany$695,450
5Japan$639,641
6South Korea$539,377
7Taiwan$528,129
8Switzerland$485,019
9United Kingdom$460,814
10India$397,393
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $18.18 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $2,370,698
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $1,418,544
3Port of New Orleans $1,375,687
4Pharr International Bridge in Texas $1,351,197
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $1,251,648
6Port of Newark $1,087,366
7Port Laredo $1,036,720
8Port of Tacoma, Wash. $1,014,605
9Anchorage International Airport, Alaska $630,509
10Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $505,843

U.S. imports of Misc. sign plates, with numbers and symbols decreased 21.96 percent through February to $18.18 million

U.S. imports of Misc. sign plates, with numbers and symbols decreased 21.96 percent from $23.29 million to $18.18 million through the first two 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 787 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 751 for the last full year with a total value of $138.56 million, a $13.92 million, 11.17 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Pharr International Bridge in Texas and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

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

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $7,373,055
2Mexico $2,986,696
3Canada $2,244,789
4Germany $695,450
5Japan $639,641
6South Korea $539,377
7Taiwan $528,129
8Switzerland $485,019
9United Kingdom $460,814
10India $397,393

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New Orleans $2,535,886
2Laredo $1,137,098
3Los Angeles $1,063,193
4Cleveland $1,020,525
5Seattle $739,421
6Chicago $617,542
7Atlanta/Savannah $561,067
8Detroit $513,784
9New York City $480,971
10San Francisco $355,203

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 fell 9 percent compared to last year to $2.37 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 18.04 percent compared to last year to $1.42 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 7.92 percent compared to last year to $1.38 million.
  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas rose 21.62 percent compared to last year to $1.35 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 13.04 percent compared to last year to $1.25 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 decreased $3.17 million, 30.05 percent, (40.57 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $183,335, 6.54 percent, (16.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada decreased $1.07 million, 32.23 percent, (12.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $181,355, 35.28 percent, (3.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan increased $104,767, 19.59 percent, (3.52 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 76.69 percent of all these Misc. sign plates, with numbers and symbols imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $13.94 million of the $18.18 million total.

All totaled, 42.74 percent of all these Misc. sign plates, with numbers and symbols imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $7.77 million of the $18.18 million total