Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Imports: Printed or illustrated postcards, greeting cards

Printed or illustrated postcards, greeting cards, the No. 524 import by value totaled $24.3 million for the month of February, $60.03 million through February of 2020, and $456.82 million for all of 2019, 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$36.84 M
2Vietnam$14.23 M
3Hong Kong$5.8 M
4Canada$753,151
5United Kingdom$572,023
6Mexico$464,128
7Sri Lanka$397,535
8India$157,469
9Italy$103,538
10Philippines$100,281
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $60.03 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $43,554,005
2Port of Long Beach $5,872,176
3Port of Newark $2,334,377
4Port of Tacoma, Wash. $1,562,624
5Chicago O’Hare International Airport $603,541
6Port of New York $502,617
7Port of Oakland, Calif. $471,326
8Port of New Orleans $444,850
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $438,999
10Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $335,181

U.S. imports of Printed or illustrated postcards, greeting cards decreased 26.31 percent through February to $60.03 million

U.S. imports of Printed or illustrated postcards, greeting cards decreased 26.31 percent from $81.47 million to $60.03 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 524 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 484 for the last full year with a total value of $456.82 million, a $14.48 million, 3.27 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Vietnam, No. 3 Hong Kong, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 United Kingdom. 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 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

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 Singapore. 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 Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Tacoma, Wash..

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $36,837,630
2Vietnam $14,225,693
3Hong Kong $5,795,207
4Canada $753,151
5United Kingdom $572,023
6Mexico $464,128
7Sri Lanka $397,535
8India $157,469
9Italy $103,538
10Philippines $100,281

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1St. Louis $17,493,994
2Los Angeles $14,040,123
3New York City $1,400,963
4Houston $1,289,295
5Detroit $1,236,210
6Atlanta/Savannah $1,210,647
7Chicago $1,116,474
8Norfolk $871,376
9Cleveland $691,192
10Seattle $637,955

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 36.22 percent compared to last year to $43.55 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 84.75 percent compared to last year to $5.87 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 15.14 percent compared to last year to $2.33 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. rose 201.91 percent compared to last year to $1.56 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 148.85 percent compared to last year to $603,541.

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 $40.13 million, 52.14 percent, (61.36 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Vietnam increased $12.54 million, 744.65 percent, (23.7 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Hong Kong increased $5.69 million, 5242.44 percent, (9.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $174,011, 30.05 percent, (1.25 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $162,896, 22.17 percent, (0.95 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 96.92 percent of all these Printed or illustrated postcards, greeting cards imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $58.18 million of the $60.03 million total.

All totaled, 89.83 percent of all these Printed or illustrated postcards, greeting cards imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $53.93 million of the $60.03 million total