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

Imports: Provitamins and vitamins

Provitamins and vitamins, the No. 279 import by value totaled $106.4 million for the month of August, $853.62 million through August 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$520.19 M
2Switzerland$104.38 M
3France$45.13 M
4Germany$43.92 M
5United Kingdom$35.37 M
6India$23.84 M
7Japan$14.32 M
8Italy$13.38 M
9South Korea$11.34 M
10Denmark$7.23 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $853.62 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $177,450,580
2Port of Newark $169,503,460
3Port of Chester, Penn. $87,208,670
4John F. Kennedy International Airport $58,801,822
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $44,851,811
6Chicago O’Hare International Airport $44,463,249
7Port of Seattle, Wash. $39,529,110
8Los Angeles International Airport $37,681,239
9Port of Long Beach $34,662,762
10Philadelphia International Airport $23,143,086

U.S. imports of Provitamins and vitamins decreased 31.67 percent through August to $853.62 million

U.S. imports of Provitamins and vitamins decreased 31.67 percent from $1.25 billion to $853.62 million through the first eight 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 279 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 210 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 August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Switzerland, No. 3 France, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 United Kingdom. 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 Port of Savannah, Ga..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Switzerland, No. 3 France, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 United Kingdom. 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 – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $520,193,257
2Switzerland $104,375,462
3France $45,129,359
4Germany $43,915,065
5United Kingdom $35,367,084
6India $23,836,120
7Japan $14,320,786
8Italy $13,378,583
9South Korea $11,344,933
10Denmark $7,229,251

January – August 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 eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 5.99 percent compared to last year to $177.45 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 28.21 percent compared to last year to $169.5 million.
  • Port of Chester, Penn. fell 35.55 percent compared to last year to $87.21 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 12.84 percent compared to last year to $58.8 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 25.09 percent compared to last year to $44.85 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 $309.06 million, 37.27 percent, (60.94 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Switzerland decreased $56.91 million, 35.29 percent, (12.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 France decreased $20.05 million, 30.76 percent, (5.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany decreased $11.08 million, 20.14 percent, (5.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $5.23 million, 12.88 percent, (4.14 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 87.74 percent of all these Provitamins and vitamins imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $748.98 million of the $853.62 million total.

All totaled, 63 percent of all these Provitamins and vitamins imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $537.82 million of the $853.62 million total