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

Imports: Perfumes

Perfumes, the No. 174 import by value totaled $218.9 million for the month of October, $2.09 billion through October of 2018, and $2.34 billion 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
1France$1.26 B
2Spain$205.69 M
3Italy$198.25 M
4United Kingdom$115.67 M
5Switzerland$68.81 M
6Mexico$56.01 M
7China$47.37 M
8Germany$43.55 M
9India$22.29 M
10United Arab Emirates$19.19 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.09 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $1,013,213,372
2Port Miami $319,393,141
3Port Everglades, Fla. $154,700,976
4John F. Kennedy International Airport $113,695,886
5Miami International Airport $99,968,998
6Port Laredo $52,025,789
7Port of Wilmington, N.C. $50,441,086
8Port of Charleston $36,797,226
9Port of Virginia $36,717,132
10Port of Los Angeles $33,162,174

U.S. imports of Perfumes increased 6.15 percent through October to $2.09 billion

U.S. imports of Perfumes increased 6.15 percent from $1.97 billion to $2.09 billion 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 174 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 164 for the last full year with a total value of $2.34 billion, a $264.23 million, 12.72 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 France, No. 2 Spain, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Switzerland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port Miami, No. 3 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Miami International Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 France, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Spain and No. 5 Switzerland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port Miami, No. 3 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 4 Miami International Airport and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1France $1,258,706,348
2Spain $205,692,506
3Italy $198,250,840
4United Kingdom $115,671,660
5Switzerland $68,814,608
6Mexico $56,009,353
7China $47,370,960
8Germany $43,548,888
9India $22,286,756
10United Arab Emirates $19,192,233

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $207,516,393
2Miami $95,206,847
3Laredo $11,891,098
4Cleveland $9,808,505
5Los Angeles $9,041,676
6Charleston $7,294,768
7Wilmington $7,156,690
8Ogdensburg, N.Y. $2,942,673
9Houston $2,771,076
10Buffalo $2,562,374

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 Newark rose 7.95 percent compared to last year to $1.01 billion.
  • Port Miami fell 13.34 percent compared to last year to $319.39 million.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. rose 6.02 percent compared to last year to $154.7 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 16.11 percent compared to last year to $113.7 million.
  • Miami International Airport fell 8.22 percent compared to last year to $99.97 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 France increased $79.94 million, 6.78 percent, (60.21 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Spain increased $41.39 million, 25.19 percent, (9.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Italy increased $26.58 million, 15.49 percent, (9.48 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 United Kingdom decreased $50.3 million, 30.31 percent, (5.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Switzerland increased $7.95 million, 13.07 percent, (3.29 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 88.36 percent of all these Perfumes imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $1.85 billion of the $2.09 billion total.

All totaled, 81.37 percent of all these Perfumes imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $1.7 billion of the $2.09 billion total