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

Imports: Natural waters

Natural waters, the No. 445 import by value totaled $42.42 million for the month of February, $101.86 million through February 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

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Top Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Italy$37.41 M
2France$26.13 M
3Fiji$20.71 M
4Mexico$7.95 M
5Iceland$2.97 M
6Canada$2.33 M
7New Zealand$1.16 M
8Norway$589,285
9Germany$535,738
10Georgia$247,515
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $101.86 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $23,983,476
2Port of Newark $21,768,752
3Port Miami $8,870,273
4Port Laredo $6,714,286
5Port of Philadelphia $6,476,327
6Port of Houston $5,798,027
7Port of Virginia $5,493,520
8Port of Oakland, Calif. $5,400,269
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $3,078,297
10Port of Portland, Maine $2,968,400

U.S. imports of Natural waters increased 20.76 percent through February to $101.86 million

U.S. imports of Natural waters increased 20.76 percent from $84.34 million to $101.86 million through the first two 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 445 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 471 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 February 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 Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port Miami, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Philadelphia.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Italy, No. 2 France, No. 3 Fiji, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Canada. 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 – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Italy $37,405,231
2France $26,130,298
3Fiji $20,713,976
4Mexico $7,945,299
5Iceland $2,968,400
6Canada $2,329,680
7New Zealand $1,163,418
8Norway $589,285
9Germany $535,738
10Georgia $247,515

January – February 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 two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 48.04 percent compared to last year to $23.98 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 29.15 percent compared to last year to $21.77 million.
  • Port Miami rose 63.91 percent compared to last year to $8.87 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 6.13 percent compared to last year to $6.71 million.
  • Port of Philadelphia fell 9.85 percent compared to last year to $6.48 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 $9.96 million, 36.3 percent, (36.72 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 France increased $4.87 million, 22.91 percent, (25.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Fiji increased $3.05 million, 17.28 percent, (20.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico increased $599,082, 8.15 percent, (7.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Iceland increased $1.29 million, 77.07 percent, (2.91 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 93.43 percent of all these Natural waters imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $95.16 million of the $101.86 million total.

All totaled, 66.58 percent of all these Natural waters imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $67.81 million of the $101.86 million total