Skip to content

Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Search in posts
Search in pages
Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through September 2019.

Imports: Natural waters

Natural waters, the No. 433 import by value totaled $51.05 million for the month of September, $484.9 million through September of 2019, and $593.58 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

Click on any of the countries in the chart below to gain access to the specific imports and imports between that country and (port), how it compares to other ports for trade with that country, how that trade has changed over time, and much more. Data available both by value and tonnage. Download data. If you are not a subscriber, you can learn more by clicking on the subscribe link.

Top Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Italy$168.59 M
2France$116.78 M
3Fiji$86.96 M
4Mexico$52.98 M
5Iceland$14.85 M
6Canada$12.95 M
7Norway$6.63 M
8Germany$6.07 M
9New Zealand$5.18 M
10Poland$1.7 M

Top Gateways

RankPortYTD
1Port of Newark$104.12 M
2Port of Los Angeles$86.87 M
3Port Laredo$46.27 M
4Port Miami$45.39 M
5Port of Houston$33.19 M
6Port of Philadelphia$30.96 M
7Port of Virginia$27.54 M
8Port of Oakland, Calif.$20.08 M
9Port of Portland, Maine$14.85 M
10Port of Savannah, Ga.$13.69 M
Data loading...
January – September 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $484.9 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $104,119,423
2Port of Los Angeles $86,873,074
3Port Laredo $46,272,449
4Port Miami $45,393,757
5Port of Houston $33,187,867
6Port of Philadelphia $30,957,678
7Port of Virginia $27,537,619
8Port of Oakland, Calif. $20,079,875
9Port of Portland, Maine $14,848,731
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $14,459,328

U.S. imports of Natural waters increased 11.29 percent through September to $484.9 million

U.S. imports of Natural waters increased 11.29 percent from $435.71 million to $484.9 million through the first nine 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 433 through September among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 458 for the last full year with a total value of $593.58 million, a $56.11 million, 10.44 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through September 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 Miami and No. 5 Port of Houston.

In the last previous full year, theleading 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 Miami and No. 5 Port of Philadelphia.

January – September 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Italy $168,590,533
2France $116,784,651
3Fiji $86,961,153
4Mexico $52,982,680
5Iceland $14,848,731
6Canada $12,946,634
7Norway $6,625,854
8Germany $6,065,835
9New Zealand $5,183,665
10Poland $1,695,656

January – September 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $41,965,127
2New York City $37,634,034
3Miami $20,615,046
4Philadelphia $14,234,042
5Laredo $12,424,907
6Norfolk $10,449,803
7Houston $9,987,589
8San Francisco $9,454,797
9Atlanta/Savannah $7,789,272
10Seattle $5,879,312

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 17.1 percent compared to last year to $104.12 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 7.82 percent compared to last year to $86.87 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 14.4 percent compared to last year to $46.27 million.
  • Port Miami rose 62.47 percent compared to last year to $45.39 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 29.31 percent compared to last year to $33.19 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 $21.19 million, 14.38 percent, (34.77 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 France increased $11.52 million, 10.94 percent, (24.08 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Fiji increased $7.5 million, 9.44 percent, (17.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico increased $6.63 million, 14.31 percent, (10.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Iceland increased $3.67 million, 32.79 percent, (3.06 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 90.77 percent of all these Natural waters imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through September of this year. That is equal to $440.17 million of the $484.9 million total.

All totaled, 65.14 percent of all these Natural waters imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through September of this year. That is equal to $315.85 million of the $484.9 million total

Scroll To Top