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

Imports: Newspapers, journals, periodicals

Newspapers, journals, periodicals, the No. 830 import by value totaled $10.48 million for the month of December, $103.31 million through December 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$66.41 M
2Canada$23.07 M
3China$1.69 M
4Italy$1.48 M
5Germany$1.44 M
6South Korea$1.24 M
7Spain$1.12 M
8Japan$1.11 M
9France$992,612
10Mexico$805,671
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $103.31 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Chester, Penn. $60,022,077
2Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $7,289,353
3Port of Newark $5,068,182
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $4,850,180
5John F. Kennedy International Airport $4,578,292
6Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $2,874,624
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $2,369,638
8Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $2,219,876
9Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $2,065,822
10Port of Los Angeles $1,997,289

U.S. imports of Newspapers, journals, periodicals decreased 4.49 percent through December to $103.31 million

U.S. imports of Newspapers, journals, periodicals decreased 4.49 percent from $108.18 million to $103.31 million in 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 830 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 800 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 December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 Germany. 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 Mexico. 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1United Kingdom $66,405,285
2Canada $23,069,951
3China $1,686,705
4Italy $1,475,645
5Germany $1,442,255
6South Korea $1,236,454
7Spain $1,120,304
8Japan $1,106,871
9France $992,612
10Mexico $805,671

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Philadelphia $15,729,007
2Ogdensburg, N.Y. $2,393,109
3New York City $2,263,249
4Buffalo $1,152,337
5Detroit $1,120,308
6Los Angeles $907,745
7Seattle $670,506
8Baltimore $660,714
9Pembina, N.D. $511,284
10St. Albans, Vt. $244,414

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Chester, Penn. rose 10.47 percent compared to last year to $60.02 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. fell 27.14 percent compared to last year to $7.29 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 37.49 percent compared to last year to $5.07 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 13.55 percent compared to last year to $4.85 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 5.2 percent compared to last year to $4.58 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 $3.91 million, 6.25 percent, (64.28 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $5.33 million, 18.76 percent, (22.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $1.17 million, 41.04 percent, (1.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Italy decreased $431,622, 22.63 percent, (1.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $264,559, 22.46 percent, (1.4 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 91.06 percent of all these Newspapers, journals, periodicals imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $94.08 million of the $103.31 million total.

All totaled, 79.18 percent of all these Newspapers, journals, periodicals imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $81.81 million of the $103.31 million total