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

Imports: Printed or illustrated postcards, greeting cards

Printed or illustrated postcards, greeting cards, the No. 497 import by value totaled $32.73 million for the month of March, $114.2 million through March of 2019, and $442.33 million 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
1China$107.15 M
2Vietnam$2.42 M
3United Kingdom$1.2 M
4Canada$834,347
5Hong Kong$365,672
6Singapore$287,052
7Philippines$250,658
8Italy$201,362
9India$197,073
10Switzerland$185,700
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $114.2 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Long Beach $50,743,027
2Port of Los Angeles $47,170,318
3Port of Newark $3,886,207
4Port of Seattle, Wash. $1,789,491
5Port of New Orleans $1,104,845
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $1,038,767
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $899,389
8Port of Virginia $804,166
9Port of Charleston $748,480
10Port of Oakland, Calif. $632,401

U.S. imports of Printed or illustrated postcards, greeting cards increased 13.98 percent through March to $114.2 million

U.S. imports of Printed or illustrated postcards, greeting cards increased 13.98 percent from $100.2 million to $114.2 million through the first three 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 497 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 518 for the last full year with a total value of $442.33 million, a $12.49 million, 2.75 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through March 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 Long Beach, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Seattle, Wash. and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Vietnam, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Italy. 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..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $107,147,695
2Vietnam $2,422,400
3United Kingdom $1,202,866
4Canada $834,347
5Hong Kong $365,672
6Singapore $287,052
7Philippines $250,658
8Italy $201,362
9India $197,073
10Switzerland $185,700

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1St. Louis $58,427,093
2Los Angeles $49,860,299
3New York City $7,832,580
4Cleveland $5,635,567
5Chicago $5,152,499
6Seattle $4,383,074
7New Orleans $3,400,294
8Atlanta/Savannah $3,321,527
9San Francisco $2,134,380
10Dallas $2,080,498

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Long Beach rose 544.56 percent compared to last year to $50.74 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 37.5 percent compared to last year to $47.17 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 0.76 percent compared to last year to $3.89 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. fell 11.14 percent compared to last year to $1.79 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 6.72 percent compared to last year to $1.1 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 increased $12.88 million, 13.66 percent, (93.82 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Vietnam increased $814,781, 50.68 percent, (2.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 United Kingdom increased $238,786, 24.77 percent, (1.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $76,606, 10.11 percent, (0.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Hong Kong increased $101,860, 38.61 percent, (0.32 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 98.05 percent of all these Printed or illustrated postcards, greeting cards imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $111.97 million of the $114.2 million total.

All totaled, 91.67 percent of all these Printed or illustrated postcards, greeting cards imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $104.69 million of the $114.2 million total