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

Imports: Provitamins and vitamins

Provitamins and vitamins, the No. 219 import by value totaled $157.96 million for the month of May, $616.89 million through May of 2020, and $1.18 billion 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$388.36 M
2Switzerland$73.73 M
3France$31.55 M
4Germany$30.33 M
5United Kingdom$25.26 M
6India$16.64 M
7Italy$10.76 M
8Japan$8.29 M
9South Korea$7.24 M
10Denmark$5.23 M
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U.S. imports of Provitamins and vitamins increased 11.35 percent through May to $616.89 million

U.S. imports of Provitamins and vitamins increased 11.35 percent from $554.01 million to $616.89 million through the first five 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 219 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 268 for the last full year with a total value of $1.18 billion, a $510.25 million, 30.23 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May 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 Long Beach, No. 4 Port of Chester, Penn. and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

In the last previous full 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 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 1.94 percent compared to last year to $122.6 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 10.86 percent compared to last year to $100.03 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 224.11 percent compared to last year to $71.86 million.
  • Port of Chester, Penn. rose 9.19 percent compared to last year to $66.67 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 64.44 percent compared to last year to $44.29 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 $55.03 million, 16.51 percent, (62.96 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Switzerland increased $10.38 million, 16.38 percent, (11.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 France increased $189,725, 0.61 percent, (5.11 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $1.04 million, 3.54 percent, (4.92 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $1.58 million, 5.88 percent, (4.1 percent market share).

All totaled, 89.03 percent of all these Provitamins and vitamins imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $549.23 million of the $616.89 million total.

All totaled, 65.73 percent of all these Provitamins and vitamins imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $405.45 million of the $616.89 million total