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

Imports: Refrigerators, freezers

Refrigerators, freezers, the No. 62 import by value totaled $616.99 million for the month of February, $1.24 billion through February of 2020, and $9.08 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
1Mexico$573.69 M
2China$258.38 M
3South Korea$164.77 M
4Canada$56.84 M
5Thailand$39.22 M
6Turkey$28.82 M
7Japan$20.39 M
8Italy$17.93 M
9Germany$8.62 M
10United Kingdom$8.35 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.24 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $393,865,036
2Port of Los Angeles $175,612,881
3Port of Newark $96,697,340
4El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $76,089,665
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $70,434,082
6Port of Virginia $58,324,878
7Eagle Pass $49,149,535
8Port of Long Beach $44,827,633
9Port of Charleston $22,515,337
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $21,111,954

U.S. imports of Refrigerators, freezers increased 0.50 percent through February to $1.24 billion

U.S. imports of Refrigerators, freezers increased 0.50 percent from $1.24 billion to $1.24 billion through the first two 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 62 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 64 for the last full year with a total value of $9.08 billion, a $281.81 million, 3.01 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

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

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $573,689,689
2China $258,384,088
3South Korea $164,773,708
4Canada $56,843,032
5Thailand $39,222,874
6Turkey $28,815,024
7Japan $20,394,548
8Italy $17,933,899
9Germany $8,617,879
10United Kingdom $8,345,185

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $223,547,861
2Los Angeles $112,426,326
3New York City $54,530,641
4El Paso $41,912,718
5Atlanta/Savannah $31,989,441
6Norfolk $29,142,546
7Chicago $24,798,038
8Jacksonville/Tampa $13,093,200
9Seattle $11,852,370
10Houston $11,186,041

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 1.71 percent compared to last year to $393.87 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 0.61 percent compared to last year to $175.61 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 5.72 percent compared to last year to $96.7 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas fell 34.57 percent compared to last year to $76.09 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 15.94 percent compared to last year to $70.43 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 $63.7 million, 9.99 percent, (46.09 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $32 million, 14.14 percent, (20.76 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea increased $10.57 million, 6.85 percent, (13.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $7.16 million, 14.4 percent, (4.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Thailand increased $12.58 million, 47.24 percent, (3.15 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 87.81 percent of all these Refrigerators, freezers imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $1.09 billion of the $1.24 billion total.

All totaled, 65.29 percent of all these Refrigerators, freezers imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $812.7 million of the $1.24 billion total