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

Imports: Refrigerators, freezers

Refrigerators, freezers, the No. 51 import by value totaled $939.13 million for the month of October, $7.79 billion through October of 2018, and $8.77 billion 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$3.78 B
2China$1.98 B
3South Korea$853.63 M
4Canada$273.9 M
5Turkey$187.28 M
6Italy$117.46 M
7Japan$91.59 M
8Thailand$87.97 M
9Germany$65.51 M
10Austria$44.52 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $7.79 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $2,287,873,390
2Port of Los Angeles $1,242,140,278
3El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $737,764,183
4Port of Newark $504,662,696
5Port of Long Beach $456,539,148
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $381,439,820
7Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas $369,313,659
8Port of Virginia $288,206,329
9Port of Seattle, Wash. $130,368,786
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $124,663,734

U.S. imports of Refrigerators, freezers increased 6.53 percent through October to $7.79 billion

U.S. imports of Refrigerators, freezers increased 6.53 percent from $7.31 billion to $7.79 billion 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 51 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 52 for the last full year with a total value of $8.77 billion, a $400.19 million, 4.78 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October 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 Long Beach.

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 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Port of Newark.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $3,776,894,200
2China $1,975,124,052
3South Korea $853,630,963
4Canada $273,902,710
5Turkey $187,280,175
6Italy $117,460,219
7Japan $91,592,846
8Thailand $87,974,949
9Germany $65,513,236
10Austria $44,520,045

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $398,439,019
2Los Angeles $219,537,301
3El Paso $113,204,725
4New York City $78,425,005
5Atlanta/Savannah $64,815,756
6Norfolk $45,752,273
7Chicago $42,842,429
8Seattle $36,073,729
9Detroit $21,071,082
10Cleveland $20,616,616

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 rose 12.41 percent compared to last year to $2.29 billion.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 2.56 percent compared to last year to $1.24 billion.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 0.82 percent compared to last year to $737.76 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 14.54 percent compared to last year to $504.66 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 4.38 percent compared to last year to $456.54 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 $184.4 million, 5.13 percent, (48.49 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $300.77 million, 17.96 percent, (25.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea decreased $109.08 million, 11.33 percent, (10.96 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $13.21 million, 5.07 percent, (3.52 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Turkey increased $42.16 million, 29.06 percent, (2.4 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 90.72 percent of all these Refrigerators, freezers imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $7.07 billion of the $7.79 billion total.

All totaled, 67.13 percent of all these Refrigerators, freezers imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $5.23 billion of the $7.79 billion total