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

Imports: Preparations for use on hair

Preparations for use on hair, the No. 285 import by value totaled $99.72 million for the month of August, $833.88 million through August of 2019, and $1.28 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
1Canada$231.98 M
2Mexico$195.17 M
3Italy$81.29 M
4Germany$44.72 M
5Israel$44.5 M
6China$38.98 M
7Spain$36.72 M
8France$25.52 M
9United Kingdom$19.57 M
10South Korea$15.45 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $833.88 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $185,879,669
2Port of Newark $166,672,130
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $84,992,886
4Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $65,635,616
5Port of Los Angeles $54,416,023
6Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $45,206,921
7Port of Baltimore, Md. $30,412,788
8Port of Virginia $29,017,534
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $27,823,359
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $17,723,897

U.S. imports of Preparations for use on hair decreased 1.20 percent through August to $833.88 million

U.S. imports of Preparations for use on hair decreased 1.20 percent from $844.04 million to $833.88 million 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 285 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 288 for the last full year with a total value of $1.28 billion, a $107.64 million, 9.15 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Israel. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 Israel and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y..

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $231,982,917
2Mexico $195,170,151
3Italy $81,287,281
4Germany $44,722,264
5Israel $44,496,045
6China $38,975,172
7Spain $36,720,370
8France $25,521,653
9United Kingdom $19,565,870
10South Korea $15,447,775

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $102,840,592
2New York City $74,901,035
3Detroit $45,428,522
4Buffalo $35,580,316
5Ogdensburg, N.Y. $32,498,374
6Los Angeles $27,421,275
7Baltimore $13,332,116
8Miami $11,655,130
9Cleveland $10,876,896
10Chicago $10,497,292

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 Laredo fell 10.6 percent compared to last year to $185.88 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 1.54 percent compared to last year to $166.67 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 10.28 percent compared to last year to $84.99 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 10.19 percent compared to last year to $65.64 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 24.75 percent compared to last year to $54.42 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 Canada decreased $10.21 million, 4.21 percent, (27.82 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $21.16 million, 9.78 percent, (23.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Italy increased $14.62 million, 21.94 percent, (9.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $2.35 million, 5.56 percent, (5.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Israel decreased $8.71 million, 16.38 percent, (5.34 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 71.67 percent of all these Preparations for use on hair imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $597.66 million of the $833.88 million total.

All totaled, 66.87 percent of all these Preparations for use on hair imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $557.6 million of the $833.88 million total