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

Imports: Returned exports, with change

Returned exports, with change, the No. 96 import by value totaled $489.52 million for the month of December, $5.2 billion through December of 2018, and $4.78 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
1Brazil$1.6 B
2Canada$1.3 B
3Mexico$445.67 M
4Singapore$413.97 M
5United Kingdom$351.14 M
6Germany$315.9 M
7Malaysia$110.42 M
8China$88.78 M
9Taiwan$86.56 M
10New Zealand$70.31 M
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U.S. imports of Returned exports, with change increased 8.69 percent through December to $5.2 billion

U.S. imports of Returned exports, with change increased 8.69 percent from $4.78 billion to $5.2 billion 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 96 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 94 for the last full year with a total value of $4.78 billion, a $622.47 million, 14.96 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Brazil, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Singapore and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Miami International 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 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Brazil, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Miami International Airport, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D., No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Brazil $1,603,417,087
2Canada $1,299,507,337
3Mexico $445,673,099
4Singapore $413,972,141
5United Kingdom $351,144,698
6Germany $315,901,727
7Malaysia $110,415,606
8China $88,782,285
9Taiwan $86,563,514
10New Zealand $70,310,767

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Miami $469,134,336
2Chicago $119,179,694
3Pembina, N.D. $101,156,317
4Atlanta/Savannah $68,071,604
5Detroit $63,466,959
6Cleveland $55,255,513
7San Diego $45,281,547
8Ogdensburg, N.Y. $45,250,403
9New Orleans $36,624,388
10Los Angeles $36,039,161

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Miami International Airport fell 13.01 percent compared to last year to $1.72 billion.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 43.23 percent compared to last year to $455.45 million.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. rose 31.42 percent compared to last year to $392.02 million.
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport rose 148.96 percent compared to last year to $339.14 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 0.57 percent compared to last year to $171.12 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 Brazil decreased $243.85 million, 13.2 percent, (30.84 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $256.83 million, 24.63 percent, (24.99 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico decreased $30.48 million, 6.4 percent, (8.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Singapore increased $165.74 million, 66.77 percent, (7.96 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom increased $72.04 million, 25.81 percent, (6.75 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 79.11 percent of all these Returned exports, with change imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $4.11 billion of the $5.2 billion total.

All totaled, 59.21 percent of all these Returned exports, with change imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $3.08 billion of the $5.2 billion total