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

Imports: Razors, razor blades

Razors, razor blades, the No. 430 import by value totaled $48.2 million for the month of December, $668.81 million through December 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$221.4 M
2Greece$107.38 M
3China$96.47 M
4Germany$85.17 M
5South Korea$48.85 M
6Poland$36.6 M
7Brazil$23.63 M
8Vietnam$13.57 M
9France$10.1 M
10Japan$5.78 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $668.81 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $237,681,968
2Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $122,858,349
3Port of Los Angeles $82,568,013
4Port of Newark $71,692,288
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $47,318,848
6Port of Charleston $27,807,572
7Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $17,466,782
8Port of Virginia $9,519,701
9Port of Long Beach $8,955,854
10John F. Kennedy International Airport $5,702,660

U.S. imports of Razors, razor blades decreased 2.80 percent through December to $668.81 million

U.S. imports of Razors, razor blades decreased 2.80 percent from $688.07 million to $668.81 million in 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 430 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 412 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 December 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $221,400,373
2Greece $107,384,281
3China $96,473,051
4Germany $85,167,381
5South Korea $48,853,634
6Poland $36,602,380
7Brazil $23,628,149
8Vietnam $13,568,779
9France $10,103,566
10Japan $5,781,662

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $57,041,365
2Phoenix/Nogales $27,565,462
3Los Angeles $20,643,713
4New York City $18,142,813
5Atlanta/Savannah $12,225,754
6Charleston $7,025,796
7San Diego $3,776,849
8New Orleans $2,806,225
9Cleveland $2,550,312
10Chicago $2,311,252

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 12.02 percent compared to last year to $237.68 million.
  • Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. rose 1.1 percent compared to last year to $122.86 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 2.97 percent compared to last year to $82.57 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 29.88 percent compared to last year to $71.69 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 54.41 percent compared to last year to $47.32 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 $35.84 million, 13.93 percent, (33.1 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Greece decreased $11.14 million, 9.4 percent, (16.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $873,690, 0.9 percent, (14.42 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $8.5 million, 11.08 percent, (12.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 South Korea increased $8.7 million, 21.67 percent, (7.3 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 83.62 percent of all these Razors, razor blades imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $559.28 million of the $668.81 million total.

All totaled, 84.05 percent of all these Razors, razor blades imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $562.12 million of the $668.81 million total