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

Imports: Perfumes

Perfumes, the No. 175 import by value totaled $236.33 million for the month of August, $1.63 billion through August of 2019, and $2.49 billion 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
1France$1 B
2Spain$180.05 M
3Italy$161.1 M
4Switzerland$48.19 M
5United Kingdom$44.31 M
6Germany$42.87 M
7Mexico$33.54 M
8China$21.68 M
9India$21.17 M
10United Arab Emirates$20.31 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.63 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $856,459,642
2Port Miami $249,203,481
3Port Everglades, Fla. $76,064,234
4Miami International Airport $66,166,462
5John F. Kennedy International Airport $65,009,153
6Port of Wilmington, N.C. $51,870,411
7Port Laredo $43,690,918
8Port of Virginia $36,882,756
9Port of Los Angeles $24,110,518
10Port of Houston $19,327,775

U.S. imports of Perfumes decreased 2.64 percent through August to $1.63 billion

U.S. imports of Perfumes decreased 2.64 percent from $1.68 billion to $1.63 billion through the first eight 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 175 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 176 for the last full year with a total value of $2.49 billion, a $149.79 million, 6.40 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 France, No. 2 Spain, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 Switzerland and No. 5 United Kingdom. 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.

In the last previous full year, theleading 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.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1France $1,000,264,674
2Spain $180,045,046
3Italy $161,104,116
4Switzerland $48,188,253
5United Kingdom $44,306,277
6Germany $42,873,106
7Mexico $33,542,546
8China $21,680,792
9India $21,170,048
10United Arab Emirates $20,308,011

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $418,341,730
2Miami $200,778,659
3Laredo $27,339,558
4Wilmington $20,362,354
5Los Angeles $18,069,010
6Cleveland $16,844,225
7Charleston $13,914,720
8Atlanta/Savannah $7,307,735
9Ogdensburg, N.Y. $6,825,093
10El Paso $6,618,935

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 4.47 percent compared to last year to $856.46 million.
  • Port Miami fell 5.98 percent compared to last year to $249.2 million.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. fell 40.53 percent compared to last year to $76.06 million.
  • Miami International Airport fell 17.79 percent compared to last year to $66.17 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 20.38 percent compared to last year to $65.01 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 decreased $16.19 million, 1.59 percent, (61.33 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Spain increased $15.99 million, 9.75 percent, (11.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Italy decreased $88,561, 0.05 percent, (9.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Switzerland decreased $8.73 million, 15.34 percent, (2.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $53.64 million, 54.76 percent, (2.72 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 87.91 percent of all these Perfumes imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $1.43 billion of the $1.63 billion total.

All totaled, 80.49 percent of all these Perfumes imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $1.31 billion of the $1.63 billion total