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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through July 2019.

Imports: Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors

Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors, the No. 55 import by value totaled $821.21 million for the month of July, $5.29 billion through July of 2019, and $8.58 billion for all of 2018, 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$1.54 B
2United Kingdom$1.2 B
3Mexico$1.05 B
4Ireland$405.84 M
5Canada$261.92 M
6The Netherlands$178.16 M
7Sweden$148.49 M
8Italy$94.7 M
9Latvia$76.18 M
10Germany$60.51 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $5.29 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $1,738,578,371
2Port Laredo $718,465,989
3Port of Los Angeles $328,248,746
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $293,945,644
5Port of Houston $293,257,588
6Port of Oakland, Calif. $286,767,634
7Port of Virginia $218,963,466
8Port Miami $186,997,993
9Port Everglades, Fla. $180,412,858
10Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $150,708,328

U.S. imports of Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors increased 14.47 percent through July to $5.29 billion

U.S. imports of Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors increased 14.47 percent from $4.62 billion to $5.29 billion through the first seven months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 55 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 60 for the last full year with a total value of $8.58 billion, a $747.89 million, 9.55 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July 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 Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Houston.

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 Savannah, Ga..

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1France $1,543,568,947
2United Kingdom $1,197,475,147
3Mexico $1,053,499,427
4Ireland $405,844,318
5Canada $261,919,521
6The Netherlands $178,162,650
7Sweden $148,492,633
8Italy $94,699,955
9Latvia $76,178,228
10Germany $60,512,015

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $768,340,444
2Laredo $382,084,587
3Los Angeles $236,828,834
4Miami $192,786,475
5San Francisco $161,931,524
6Detroit $114,884,142
7Cleveland $114,414,216
8Atlanta/Savannah $111,808,126
9Houston $100,165,341
10Chicago $78,874,992

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 18.09 percent compared to last year to $1.74 billion.
  • Port Laredo rose 26.4 percent compared to last year to $718.47 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 3.9 percent compared to last year to $328.25 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 2 percent compared to last year to $293.95 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 2.12 percent compared to last year to $293.26 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 $152.64 million, 10.97 percent, (29.19 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 United Kingdom increased $181.14 million, 17.82 percent, (22.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $187.36 million, 21.63 percent, (19.92 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Ireland increased $55.51 million, 15.84 percent, (7.68 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada increased $35.38 million, 15.62 percent, (4.95 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 84.4 percent of all these Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $4.46 billion of the $5.29 billion total.

All totaled, 63.78 percent of all these Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $3.37 billion of the $5.29 billion total