Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through May 2020.

Imports: Newspapers, journals, periodicals

Newspapers, journals, periodicals, the No. 886 import by value totaled $1.83 million for the month of May, $25.81 million through May of 2020, and $90.31 million for all of 2019, 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$16.34 M
2Canada$5.27 M
3Germany$734,599
4France$601,512
5South Korea$522,076
6Japan$324,244
7China$322,571
8Mexico$283,642
9Spain$273,976
10Poland$210,265
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U.S. imports of Newspapers, journals, periodicals decreased 31.26 percent through May to $25.81 million

U.S. imports of Newspapers, journals, periodicals decreased 31.26 percent from $37.55 million to $25.81 million through the first five months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 886 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 854 for the last full year with a total value of $90.31 million, a $13 million, 12.58 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

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

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 South Korea, 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 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port of Newark.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Chester, Penn. fell 30.91 percent compared to last year to $15.38 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 5.44 percent compared to last year to $1.51 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. fell 36.91 percent compared to last year to $1.5 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 44.15 percent compared to last year to $966,106.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. fell 14.17 percent compared to last year to $853,412.

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 $7.46 million, 31.34 percent, (63.3 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $2.84 million, 35.03 percent, (20.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $409,750, 126.14 percent, (2.85 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 France increased $177,350, 41.81 percent, (2.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 South Korea decreased $529,579, 50.36 percent, (2.02 percent market share).

All totaled, 90.91 percent of all these Newspapers, journals, periodicals imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $23.47 million of the $25.81 million total.

All totaled, 78.29 percent of all these Newspapers, journals, periodicals imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $20.21 million of the $25.81 million total