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

Imports: Newspapers, journals, periodicals

Newspapers, journals, periodicals, the No. 850 import by value totaled $7.91 million for the month of July, $53.67 million through July of 2019, and $103.31 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
1United Kingdom$33.92 M
2Canada$11.42 M
3South Korea$1.23 M
4China$1.09 M
5Japan$956,733
6Italy$728,086
7Spain$713,668
8France$624,839
9Germany$380,085
10Russia$362,502
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U.S. imports of Newspapers, journals, periodicals decreased 9.98 percent through July to $53.67 million

U.S. imports of Newspapers, journals, periodicals decreased 9.98 percent from $59.62 million to $53.67 million through the first seven 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 850 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 832 for the last full year with a total value of $103.31 million, a $4.86 million, 4.49 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

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

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Germany 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.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1United Kingdom $33,921,165
2Canada $11,417,258
3South Korea $1,227,966
4China $1,093,052
5Japan $956,733
6Italy $728,086
7Spain $713,668
8France $624,839
9Germany $380,085
10Russia $362,502

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Philadelphia $20,707,301
2New York City $3,038,546
3Ogdensburg, N.Y. $2,888,886
4Buffalo $1,468,064
5Detroit $1,330,199
6Los Angeles $1,100,492
7Seattle $976,313
8Pembina, N.D. $722,205
9Baltimore $660,714
10St. Albans, Vt. $397,132

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Chester, Penn. fell 5.23 percent compared to last year to $31.92 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. fell 21.47 percent compared to last year to $3.66 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 12.67 percent compared to last year to $2.41 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 76.58 percent compared to last year to $2.02 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 34.14 percent compared to last year to $1.91 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 decreased $4.11 million, 10.8 percent, (63.2 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $2.53 million, 18.12 percent, (21.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea increased $695,707, 130.71 percent, (2.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China increased $123,659, 12.76 percent, (2.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan increased $333,482, 53.51 percent, (1.78 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 90.58 percent of all these Newspapers, journals, periodicals imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $48.62 million of the $53.67 million total.

All totaled, 78.13 percent of all these Newspapers, journals, periodicals imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $41.93 million of the $53.67 million total