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

Imports: Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors

Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors, the No. 59 import by value totaled $622.46 million for the month of February, $1.27 billion through February of 2020, and $9.38 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
1France$350.38 M
2Mexico$298.18 M
3United Kingdom$207.69 M
4Ireland$181.91 M
5Canada$64.38 M
6Sweden$41.67 M
7The Netherlands$28.52 M
8Italy$19.83 M
9Latvia$16.16 M
10Japan$15.19 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.27 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $415,777,107
2Port Laredo $214,087,909
3Port of Houston $82,741,811
4Port of Los Angeles $71,156,287
5Port of Oakland, Calif. $64,887,812
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $51,254,263
7Port Miami $50,906,225
8Port of Virginia $43,649,542
9Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $42,155,250
10Port of Baltimore, Md. $36,995,787

U.S. imports of Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors increased 1.71 percent through February to $1.27 billion

U.S. imports of Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors increased 1.71 percent from $1.25 billion to $1.27 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 59 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 62 for the last full year with a total value of $9.38 billion, a $794.42 million, 9.26 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 France, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Ireland and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Oakland, Calif..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 France, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Ireland and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Oakland, Calif..

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1France $350,378,435
2Mexico $298,181,103
3United Kingdom $207,689,859
4Ireland $181,912,830
5Canada $64,382,056
6Sweden $41,672,586
7The Netherlands $28,521,439
8Italy $19,834,098
9Latvia $16,155,586
10Japan $15,193,563

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $184,706,557
2Laredo $122,545,194
3Miami $62,592,924
4Los Angeles $56,651,344
5San Francisco $49,650,545
6Detroit $32,442,969
7Houston $28,025,804
8Cleveland $25,405,733
9Atlanta/Savannah $24,201,020
10Chicago $19,364,399

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 of Newark rose 16.9 percent compared to last year to $415.78 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 29.67 percent compared to last year to $214.09 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 7.23 percent compared to last year to $82.74 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 18.85 percent compared to last year to $71.16 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 5.67 percent compared to last year to $64.89 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 France increased $17.31 million, 5.2 percent, (27.49 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $68.86 million, 30.03 percent, (23.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 United Kingdom decreased $84.51 million, 28.92 percent, (16.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Ireland increased $50.67 million, 38.61 percent, (14.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada decreased $8.54 million, 11.71 percent, (5.05 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 86.5 percent of all these Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $1.1 billion of the $1.27 billion total.

All totaled, 66.58 percent of all these Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $848.65 million of the $1.27 billion total