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

Imports: Newspapers, journals, periodicals

Newspapers, journals, periodicals, the No. 836 import by value totaled $9.63 million for the month of October, $84.54 million through October of 2018, and $108.18 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
1United Kingdom$53.99 M
2Canada$19.37 M
3Germany$1.3 M
4China$1.27 M
5Italy$1.17 M
6Spain$938,611
7Japan$905,126
8France$862,639
9South Korea$794,135
10Mexico$653,058
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $84.54 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Chester, Penn. $48,306,424
2Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $6,297,343
3Port of Newark $4,284,826
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $4,051,484
5John F. Kennedy International Airport $3,937,569
6Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $2,410,229
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $1,989,355
8Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $1,929,912
9Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $1,752,223
10Port of Los Angeles $1,600,111

U.S. imports of Newspapers, journals, periodicals decreased 5.99 percent through October to $84.54 million

U.S. imports of Newspapers, journals, periodicals decreased 5.99 percent from $89.93 million to $84.54 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 836 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 804 for the last full year with a total value of $108.18 million, a $14.95 million, 12.14 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 China and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Chester, Penn., No. 2 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 Taiwan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Chester, Penn., No. 2 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1United Kingdom $53,992,846
2Canada $19,373,358
3Germany $1,295,869
4China $1,269,554
5Italy $1,170,504
6Spain $938,611
7Japan $905,126
8France $862,639
9South Korea $794,135
10Mexico $653,058

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Philadelphia $8,985,947
2Ogdensburg, N.Y. $1,719,601
3New York City $1,621,506
4Buffalo $669,368
5Baltimore $660,714
6Detroit $659,952
7Seattle $488,523
8Pembina, N.D. $408,606
9Los Angeles $407,632
10Minneapolis $155,982

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 Chester, Penn. rose 6.85 percent compared to last year to $48.31 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. fell 22.98 percent compared to last year to $6.3 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 37.84 percent compared to last year to $4.28 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 20.4 percent compared to last year to $4.05 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 1.96 percent compared to last year to $3.94 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 United Kingdom increased $2.03 million, 3.92 percent, (63.86 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $3.79 million, 16.34 percent, (22.92 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $316,449, 32.31 percent, (1.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China decreased $1.36 million, 51.64 percent, (1.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy decreased $365,637, 23.8 percent, (1.38 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 91.2 percent of all these Newspapers, journals, periodicals imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $77.1 million of the $84.54 million total.

All totaled, 79.1 percent of all these Newspapers, journals, periodicals imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $66.88 million of the $84.54 million total