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

Imports: Natural waters

Natural waters, the No. 457 import by value totaled $59.4 million for the month of October, $495.11 million through October of 2018, and $537.47 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
1Italy$171.87 M
2France$120.73 M
3Fiji$90.28 M
4Mexico$48.64 M
5Iceland$12.05 M
6Norway$11.33 M
7Canada$10.94 M
8Germany$7.22 M
9New Zealand$6.87 M
10Poland$2.33 M

Top Gateways

RankPortYTD
1Port of Newark$103.5 M
2Port of Los Angeles$94.89 M
3Port Laredo$41.76 M
4Port of Philadelphia$31.66 M
5Port Miami$31.41 M
6Port of Virginia$31.21 M
7Port of Houston$28.49 M
8Port Everglades, Fla.$22.99 M
9Port of Oakland, Calif.$21.27 M
10Port of Savannah, Ga.$19.23 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $495.11 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $103,497,033
2Port of Los Angeles $94,887,997
3Port Laredo $41,760,508
4Port of Philadelphia $31,663,900
5Port Miami $31,406,693
6Port of Virginia $31,207,723
7Port of Houston $28,491,532
8Port Everglades, Fla. $22,986,626
9Port of Oakland, Calif. $21,265,645
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $19,226,314

U.S. imports of Natural waters increased 10.26 percent through October to $495.11 million

U.S. imports of Natural waters increased 10.26 percent from $449.04 million to $495.11 million through the first 10 months of 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 457 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 457 for the last full year with a total value of $537.47 million, a $47.76 million, 9.75 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Italy, No. 2 France, No. 3 Fiji, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Iceland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Philadelphia and No. 5 Port Miami.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Italy, No. 2 France, No. 3 Fiji, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Norway. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port Miami, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port Laredo.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Italy $171,869,842
2France $120,731,297
3Fiji $90,276,495
4Mexico $48,642,837
5Iceland $12,054,360
6Norway $11,333,915
7Canada $10,943,133
8Germany $7,218,042
9New Zealand $6,869,916
10Poland $2,325,953

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $18,361,442
2New York City $16,817,748
3Miami $9,220,785
4Philadelphia $7,135,512
5Laredo $6,437,331
6Norfolk $5,301,861
7San Francisco $4,519,452
8Houston $3,828,052
9Atlanta/Savannah $3,235,710
10Seattle $2,764,655

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 19.8 percent compared to last year to $103.5 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 2.39 percent compared to last year to $94.89 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 39.73 percent compared to last year to $41.76 million.
  • Port of Philadelphia rose 2.66 percent compared to last year to $31.66 million.
  • Port Miami fell 8.94 percent compared to last year to $31.41 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 Italy increased $30.83 million, 21.86 percent, (34.71 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 France increased $43,373, 0.04 percent, (24.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Fiji increased $724,967, 0.81 percent, (18.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico increased $14.14 million, 40.98 percent, (9.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Iceland increased $1.22 million, 11.28 percent, (2.43 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 89.59 percent of all these Natural waters imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $443.57 million of the $495.11 million total.

All totaled, 61.24 percent of all these Natural waters imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $303.22 million of the $495.11 million total