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

Imports: Misc. sign plates, with numbers and symbols

Misc. sign plates, with numbers and symbols, the No. 752 import by value totaled $12.28 million for the month of March, $35.57 million through March 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$15.29 M
2Canada$5.61 M
3Mexico$4.21 M
4Switzerland$2.53 M
5United Kingdom$945,790
6Taiwan$874,272
7Japan$852,464
8Germany$757,444
9South Korea$724,472
10France$685,137
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $35.57 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $3,331,643
2Port of Los Angeles $3,174,636
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $2,832,610
4Port of New Orleans $2,611,053
5Port of Newark $2,435,356
6Port of Tacoma, Wash. $2,177,365
7Anchorage International Airport, Alaska $1,959,357
8Port Laredo $1,852,645
9Pharr International Bridge in Texas $1,651,990
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $1,637,888

U.S. imports of Misc. sign plates, with numbers and symbols increased 35.31 percent through March to $35.57 million

U.S. imports of Misc. sign plates, with numbers and symbols increased 35.31 percent from $26.29 million to $35.57 million through the first three 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 752 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 808 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 March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Switzerland and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of New Orleans 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 Switzerland and No. 5 Japan. 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 – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $15,287,478
2Canada $5,607,946
3Mexico $4,206,649
4Switzerland $2,530,923
5United Kingdom $945,790
6Taiwan $874,272
7Japan $852,464
8Germany $757,444
9South Korea $724,472
10France $685,137

January – March 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 three months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 80.77 percent compared to last year to $3.33 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 20.26 percent compared to last year to $3.17 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 474.13 percent compared to last year to $2.83 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 55.53 percent compared to last year to $2.61 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 21.74 percent compared to last year to $2.44 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 $3.12 million, 25.64 percent, (42.98 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $3.1 million, 123.79 percent, (15.77 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $704,517, 20.12 percent, (11.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Switzerland increased $870,634, 52.44 percent, (7.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom increased $491,807, 108.33 percent, (2.66 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 80.35 percent of all these Misc. sign plates, with numbers and symbols imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $28.58 million of the $35.57 million total.

All totaled, 40.44 percent of all these Misc. sign plates, with numbers and symbols imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $14.39 million of the $35.57 million total