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

Imports: Provitamins and vitamins

Provitamins and vitamins, the No. 270 import by value totaled $105.2 million for the month of February, $217.37 million through February of 2019, and $1.69 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
1China$136.99 M
2Switzerland$24.01 M
3Germany$12.97 M
4France$10.57 M
5India$6.88 M
6United Kingdom$6.51 M
7Japan$3.52 M
8South Korea$3.27 M
9Italy$3.26 M
10Argentina$1.96 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $217.37 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $54,835,083
2Port of Newark $45,066,373
3Port of Chester, Penn. $20,402,094
4John F. Kennedy International Airport $17,607,465
5Los Angeles International Airport $10,188,961
6Chicago O’Hare International Airport $9,437,908
7Port of Seattle, Wash. $9,385,175
8Port of Long Beach $8,422,653
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $7,332,161
10Port of Virginia $4,435,114

U.S. imports of Provitamins and vitamins decreased 47.02 percent through February to $217.37 million

U.S. imports of Provitamins and vitamins decreased 47.02 percent from $410.24 million to $217.37 million through the first two 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 270 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 171 for the last full year with a total value of $1.69 billion, a $386.1 million, 29.67 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Switzerland, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 France and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Chester, Penn., No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Los Angeles International Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Switzerland, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 India and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Port of Chester, Penn. and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $136,986,527
2Switzerland $24,008,617
3Germany $12,966,983
4France $10,565,789
5India $6,880,874
6United Kingdom $6,513,423
7Japan $3,520,350
8South Korea $3,274,781
9Italy $3,261,645
10Argentina $1,959,594

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $100,007,469
2Minneapolis $94,695,241
3St. Louis $92,426,493
4New York City $89,990,433
5Chicago $82,207,193
6Philadelphia $59,499,450
7Cleveland $26,060,267
8Atlanta/Savannah $24,778,394
9San Francisco $11,762,618
10Dallas $8,516,362

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 fell 21.06 percent compared to last year to $54.84 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 25.86 percent compared to last year to $45.07 million.
  • Port of Chester, Penn. fell 9.22 percent compared to last year to $20.4 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 65.93 percent compared to last year to $17.61 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 26.43 percent compared to last year to $10.19 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 $190.69 million, 58.19 percent, (63.02 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Switzerland decreased $6.82 million, 22.12 percent, (11.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $1.95 million, 17.68 percent, (5.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 France increased $3.57 million, 50.95 percent, (4.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 India decreased $2.71 million, 28.24 percent, (3.17 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 88.06 percent of all these Provitamins and vitamins imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $191.41 million of the $217.37 million total.

All totaled, 68.13 percent of all these Provitamins and vitamins imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $148.1 million of the $217.37 million total