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

Imports: Refrigerators, freezers

Refrigerators, freezers, the No. 60 import by value totaled $719.35 million for the month of March, $1.96 billion through March of 2019, and $9.36 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
1Mexico$1.01 B
2China$340.26 M
3South Korea$255.15 M
4Canada$83.09 M
5Turkey$43.01 M
6Thailand$40.41 M
7Italy$38.36 M
8Japan$29.07 M
9Germany$16.69 M
10Austria$15.17 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.96 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $631,944,301
2Port of Los Angeles $279,822,026
3El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $177,902,000
4Port of Newark $142,195,142
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $103,447,768
6Port of Long Beach $90,389,808
7Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas $80,918,212
8Port of Virginia $66,856,548
9Port of Seattle, Wash. $28,160,361
10Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $22,785,130

U.S. imports of Refrigerators, freezers increased 3.44 percent through March to $1.96 billion

U.S. imports of Refrigerators, freezers increased 3.44 percent from $1.89 billion to $1.96 billion through the first three 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 60 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 60 for the last full year with a total value of $9.36 billion, a $595.05 million, 6.79 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Turkey. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, 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 China, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Turkey. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $1,006,053,426
2China $340,258,154
3South Korea $255,151,296
4Canada $83,090,846
5Turkey $43,014,934
6Thailand $40,410,727
7Italy $38,360,334
8Japan $29,069,737
9Germany $16,685,531
10Austria $15,169,449

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $942,413,904
2Los Angeles $506,333,421
3El Paso $232,926,823
4New York City $203,681,699
5Atlanta/Savannah $142,677,845
6Norfolk $97,062,433
7Chicago $95,760,304
8Seattle $95,220,723
9Detroit $41,071,899
10Cleveland $39,819,769

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 20.08 percent compared to last year to $631.94 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 6.28 percent compared to last year to $279.82 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas fell 5.83 percent compared to last year to $177.9 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 17.03 percent compared to last year to $142.2 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 19.47 percent compared to last year to $103.45 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 increased $100.74 million, 11.13 percent, (51.39 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $102.86 million, 23.21 percent, (17.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea increased $38.11 million, 17.56 percent, (13.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $6.64 million, 8.68 percent, (4.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Turkey decreased $9.35 million, 17.86 percent, (2.2 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 88.24 percent of all these Refrigerators, freezers imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $1.73 billion of the $1.96 billion total.

All totaled, 68.21 percent of all these Refrigerators, freezers imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $1.34 billion of the $1.96 billion total