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

Imports: Razors, razor blades

Razors, razor blades, the No. 424 import by value totaled $50.04 million for the month of October, $572.03 million through October of 2018, and $688.07 million 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
1Mexico$191.89 M
2Greece$93.9 M
3China$82.57 M
4Germany$69.93 M
5South Korea$39.15 M
6Poland$33.26 M
7Brazil$19.76 M
8Vietnam$12.08 M
9France$8.64 M
10Japan$5 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $572.03 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $211,131,119
2Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $104,408,782
3Port of Los Angeles $65,955,308
4Port of Newark $61,783,916
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $41,153,207
6Port of Charleston $24,204,796
7Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $14,650,003
8Port of Virginia $7,929,930
9Port of Long Beach $7,801,475
10Port of Houston $4,883,924

U.S. imports of Razors, razor blades increased 0.14 percent through October to $572.03 million

U.S. imports of Razors, razor blades increased 0.14 percent from $571.23 million to $572.03 million 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 424 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 413 for the last full year with a total value of $688.07 million, a $13.05 million, 1.93 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Greece, No. 3 China, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz., No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Greece, No. 3 China, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz., No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $191,888,477
2Greece $93,902,313
3China $82,567,209
4Germany $69,932,106
5South Korea $39,150,680
6Poland $33,263,192
7Brazil $19,757,064
8Vietnam $12,076,497
9France $8,635,496
10Japan $5,003,583

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $44,388,379
2Phoenix/Nogales $18,316,122
3New York City $13,310,057
4Los Angeles $12,854,872
5Atlanta/Savannah $9,343,980
6Charleston $5,206,212
7San Diego $2,416,460
8New Orleans $1,428,288
9Chicago $1,283,558
10San Francisco $1,271,005

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 Laredo fell 5.77 percent compared to last year to $211.13 million.
  • Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. fell 0.32 percent compared to last year to $104.41 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 4.44 percent compared to last year to $65.96 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 38.28 percent compared to last year to $61.78 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 62.9 percent compared to last year to $41.15 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 Mexico decreased $25.5 million, 11.73 percent, (33.55 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Greece decreased $6.03 million, 6.03 percent, (16.42 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China increased $807,128, 0.99 percent, (14.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $6.75 million, 10.68 percent, (12.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 South Korea increased $7.21 million, 22.57 percent, (6.84 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 83.46 percent of all these Razors, razor blades imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $477.44 million of the $572.03 million total.

All totaled, 84.69 percent of all these Razors, razor blades imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $484.43 million of the $572.03 million total