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

Imports: Printed or illustrated postcards, greeting cards

Printed or illustrated postcards, greeting cards, the No. 530 import by value totaled $42.27 million for the month of July, $235.97 million through July 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$219.99 M
2Vietnam$4.74 M
3United Kingdom$3.08 M
4Canada$2.03 M
5Singapore$796,260
6Hong Kong$634,977
7South Korea$571,258
8Switzerland$566,681
9Philippines$555,455
10Italy$468,679
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $235.97 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $120,145,924
2Port of Long Beach $76,619,737
3Port of Newark $9,211,855
4Port of Seattle, Wash. $3,953,170
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $2,547,831
6Chicago O’Hare International Airport $2,268,502
7Port of Virginia $2,094,600
8Port of New Orleans $2,047,011
9Port of Tacoma, Wash. $1,753,194
10Port of Charleston $1,351,432

U.S. imports of Printed or illustrated postcards, greeting cards increased 9.30 percent through July to $235.97 million

U.S. imports of Printed or illustrated postcards, greeting cards increased 9.30 percent from $215.89 million to $235.97 million through the first seven 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 530 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 548 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 July of this year the leading 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 Seattle, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $219,986,187
2Vietnam $4,741,003
3United Kingdom $3,077,292
4Canada $2,026,362
5Singapore $796,260
6Hong Kong $634,977
7South Korea $571,258
8Switzerland $566,681
9Philippines $555,455
10Italy $468,679

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 20.35 percent compared to last year to $120.15 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 206.17 percent compared to last year to $76.62 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 10.99 percent compared to last year to $9.21 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. fell 0.58 percent compared to last year to $3.95 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 53.45 percent compared to last year to $2.55 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 $19.43 million, 9.69 percent, (93.23 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Vietnam increased $123,857, 2.68 percent, (2.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 United Kingdom increased $792,818, 34.7 percent, (1.3 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $217,625, 12.03 percent, (0.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Singapore increased $365,281, 84.76 percent, (0.34 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 97.74 percent of all these Printed or illustrated postcards, greeting cards imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $230.63 million of the $235.97 million total.

All totaled, 90.04 percent of all these Printed or illustrated postcards, greeting cards imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $212.48 million of the $235.97 million total