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

Imports: Printed or illustrated postcards, greeting cards

Printed or illustrated postcards, greeting cards, the No. 509 import by value totaled $46.76 million for the month of October, $365.83 million through October of 2018, and $454.82 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
1China$340.18 M
2Vietnam$7.41 M
3United Kingdom$4.52 M
4Canada$3.48 M
5Hong Kong$1.22 M
6Italy$1.16 M
7Indonesia$1.01 M
8Switzerland$908,250
9Singapore$734,971
10Philippines$680,935
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $365.83 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $229,052,937
2Port of Long Beach $53,754,006
3Port of Newark $19,895,801
4Port of Seattle, Wash. $9,935,343
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $7,461,835
6Port of Tacoma, Wash. $5,069,771
7Port of New Orleans $4,313,629
8Port of Virginia $4,040,605
9Chicago O’Hare International Airport $3,954,771
10Port of Oakland, Calif. $2,985,303

U.S. imports of Printed or illustrated postcards, greeting cards decreased 4.06 percent through October to $365.83 million

U.S. imports of Printed or illustrated postcards, greeting cards decreased 4.06 percent from $381.32 million to $365.83 million 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 509 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 485 for the last full year with a total value of $454.82 million, a $35.98 million, 8.59 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Vietnam, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Hong Kong. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Seattle, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Vietnam and No. 5 Hong Kong. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Tacoma, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Seattle, Wash..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $340,181,399
2Vietnam $7,414,818
3United Kingdom $4,519,732
4Canada $3,478,413
5Hong Kong $1,215,491
6Italy $1,159,640
7Indonesia $1,013,397
8Switzerland $908,250
9Singapore $734,971
10Philippines $680,935

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1St. Louis $36,973,893
2Los Angeles $26,617,598
3New York City $2,651,119
4Chicago $1,924,491
5Seattle $1,751,817
6Cleveland $1,022,983
7New Orleans $946,923
8Dallas $907,549
9San Francisco $832,458
10Atlanta/Savannah $538,405

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 Los Angeles fell 1.27 percent compared to last year to $229.05 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 21.68 percent compared to last year to $53.75 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 9 percent compared to last year to $19.9 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. fell 13.17 percent compared to last year to $9.94 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 29.55 percent compared to last year to $7.46 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 China decreased $18.69 million, 5.21 percent, (92.99 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Vietnam increased $4.58 million, 161.82 percent, (2.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 United Kingdom increased $1.07 million, 30.91 percent, (1.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $434,520, 14.28 percent, (0.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Hong Kong decreased $1.15 million, 48.6 percent, (0.33 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 97.53 percent of all these Printed or illustrated postcards, greeting cards imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $356.81 million of the $365.83 million total.

All totaled, 87.5 percent of all these Printed or illustrated postcards, greeting cards imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $320.1 million of the $365.83 million total