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

Imports: Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors

Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors, the No. 60 import by value totaled $789.85 million for the month of December, $8.58 billion through December of 2018, and $7.84 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
1France$2.48 B
2United Kingdom$2 B
3Mexico$1.55 B
4Ireland$709.4 M
5Canada$395.87 M
6The Netherlands$354.62 M
7Sweden$248.33 M
8Italy$173.57 M
9Germany$121.51 M
10Latvia$121.32 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $8.58 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $2,773,964,265
2Port Laredo $1,045,924,896
3Port of Los Angeles $614,975,060
4Port of Houston $532,903,336
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $476,282,751
6Port of Oakland, Calif. $439,137,518
7Port Miami $429,073,579
8Port of Virginia $363,477,919
9Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $268,323,592
10Port Everglades, Fla. $245,816,726

U.S. imports of Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors increased 9.55 percent through December to $8.58 billion

U.S. imports of Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors increased 9.55 percent from $7.84 billion to $8.58 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 60 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 61 for the last full year with a total value of $7.84 billion, a $92.95 million, 1.20 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading 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 Savannah, Ga..

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 Miami.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1France $2,483,633,816
2United Kingdom $2,002,298,692
3Mexico $1,549,751,198
4Ireland $709,399,372
5Canada $395,871,890
6The Netherlands $354,624,148
7Sweden $248,330,872
8Italy $173,571,670
9Germany $121,507,972
10Latvia $121,319,530

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $559,489,960
2Laredo $259,039,352
3Los Angeles $169,269,722
4Miami $139,280,559
5San Francisco $104,612,320
6Cleveland $81,998,347
7Atlanta/Savannah $81,474,786
8Detroit $73,978,372
9Houston $66,170,466
10Chicago $53,972,355

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 7.05 percent compared to last year to $2.77 billion.
  • Port Laredo rose 33.26 percent compared to last year to $1.05 billion.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 1.45 percent compared to last year to $614.98 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 3.36 percent compared to last year to $532.9 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 14.09 percent compared to last year to $476.28 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 $234.9 million, 10.45 percent, (28.94 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 United Kingdom increased $81.17 million, 4.22 percent, (23.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $232.49 million, 17.65 percent, (18.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Ireland increased $75.03 million, 11.83 percent, (8.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada increased $19.88 million, 5.29 percent, (4.61 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 83.2 percent of all these Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $7.14 billion of the $8.58 billion total.

All totaled, 63.43 percent of all these Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $5.44 billion of the $8.58 billion total