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

Imports: Returned exports, with change

Returned exports, with change, the No. 104 import by value totaled $323.49 million for the month of February, $684.51 million through February of 2020, and $4.78 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
1Canada$212.27 M
2Singapore$79.02 M
3China$71.68 M
4United Kingdom$71.12 M
5Mexico$68.34 M
6Germany$52.03 M
7Brazil$32.41 M
8Philippines$13.7 M
9Japan$11.64 M
10France$9.91 M
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U.S. imports of Returned exports, with change increased 1.01 percent through February to $684.51 million

U.S. imports of Returned exports, with change increased 1.01 percent from $677.64 million to $684.51 million 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 104 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 108 for the last full year with a total value of $4.78 billion, a $422.95 million, 8.13 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Singapore, No. 3 China, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 2 Miami Int’l Airport, No. 3 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D., No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Singapore and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Miami Int’l Airport, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D., No. 4 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $212,267,449
2Singapore $79,018,858
3China $71,680,532
4United Kingdom $71,119,264
5Mexico $68,341,202
6Germany $52,026,728
7Brazil $32,408,921
8Philippines $13,698,457
9Japan $11,644,731
10France $9,908,324

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $71,705,789
2Chicago $70,419,826
3Pembina, N.D. $52,733,687
4Dallas $32,790,239
5Miami $32,297,056
6Detroit $23,455,275
7New York City $22,375,398
8New Orleans $21,147,147
9Los Angeles $20,776,386
10Laredo $19,083,298

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:

  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 176.79 percent compared to last year to $158.36 million.
  • Miami Int’l Airport fell 64.5 percent compared to last year to $54.77 million.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. rose 60.19 percent compared to last year to $54.22 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 62.38 percent compared to last year to $51.56 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. rose 342.93 percent compared to last year to $36.38 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 Canada increased $42.18 million, 24.8 percent, (31.01 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Singapore increased $19.32 million, 32.37 percent, (11.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China increased $29.4 million, 69.52 percent, (10.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 United Kingdom increased $20.42 million, 40.28 percent, (10.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico increased $1.96 million, 2.95 percent, (9.98 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 73.4 percent of all these Returned exports, with change imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $502.43 million of the $684.51 million total.

All totaled, 51.91 percent of all these Returned exports, with change imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $355.3 million of the $684.51 million total