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

Imports: Provitamins and vitamins

Provitamins and vitamins, the No. 224 import by value totaled $112.15 million for the month of October, $1.46 billion through October of 2018, and $1.3 billion 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$958.31 M
2Switzerland$185 M
3Germany$75.5 M
4France$75.12 M
5United Kingdom$50.58 M
6India$30.51 M
7Italy$18.38 M
8South Korea$17.67 M
9Japan$12.23 M
10Argentina$7.27 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.46 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $284,835,017
2Port of Long Beach $233,289,190
3Port of Los Angeles $227,297,955
4Port of Chester, Penn. $161,866,646
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $71,054,918
6Chicago O’Hare International Airport $67,356,267
7John F. Kennedy International Airport $61,747,392
8Port of Tacoma, Wash. $58,776,060
9Port of Seattle, Wash. $56,270,110
10Los Angeles International Airport $35,998,122

U.S. imports of Provitamins and vitamins increased 44.09 percent through October to $1.46 billion

U.S. imports of Provitamins and vitamins increased 44.09 percent from $1.02 billion to $1.46 billion 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 224 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 273 for the last full year with a total value of $1.3 billion, a $268.83 million, 26.03 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Switzerland, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 France and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Chester, Penn. and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

In the last previous full year, theleading 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 Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Chester, Penn., No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $958,312,496
2Switzerland $184,997,663
3Germany $75,503,589
4France $75,122,817
5United Kingdom $50,577,558
6India $30,510,834
7Italy $18,381,427
8South Korea $17,667,829
9Japan $12,228,258
10Argentina $7,274,637

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Minneapolis $71,017,946
2St. Louis $68,691,683
3Los Angeles $61,036,871
4New York City $56,223,867
5Chicago $54,395,655
6Philadelphia $32,790,238
7Cleveland $17,229,340
8Atlanta/Savannah $9,459,901
9San Francisco $8,699,066
10Houston $4,852,330

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 Newark rose 37.73 percent compared to last year to $284.84 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 162.28 percent compared to last year to $233.29 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 22.82 percent compared to last year to $227.3 million.
  • Port of Chester, Penn. rose 42.14 percent compared to last year to $161.87 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 107.42 percent compared to last year to $71.05 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 $355.67 million, 59.02 percent, (65.51 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Switzerland increased $42.25 million, 29.6 percent, (12.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $951,722, 1.28 percent, (5.16 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 France increased $37.96 million, 102.15 percent, (5.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom increased $15.64 million, 44.76 percent, (3.46 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 91.91 percent of all these Provitamins and vitamins imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $1.34 billion of the $1.46 billion total.

All totaled, 66.88 percent of all these Provitamins and vitamins imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $978.34 million of the $1.46 billion total