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

Imports: Salvage

Salvage, the No. 21 import by value totaled $1.42 billion for the month of February, $2.93 billion through February of 2019, and $18.25 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
1China$593.46 M
2Canada$422.27 M
3Mexico$422.16 M
4Germany$236.21 M
5Japan$211.24 M
6Taiwan$98.5 M
7Italy$86.87 M
8United Kingdom$76.34 M
9France$63.95 M
10Colombia$59.63 M

Top Gateways

RankPortYTD
1Low Value$2.93 B
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.93 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Low Value $2,934,052,212
2Port of Los Angeles $0

U.S. imports of Salvage increased 5.97 percent through February to $2.93 billion

U.S. imports of Salvage increased 5.97 percent from $2.77 billion to $2.93 billion through the first two 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 21 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 21 for the last full year with a total value of $18.25 billion, a $795.26 million, 4.56 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways only airports, seaports and border crossings from which imports entered the United States through February were No. 1 Low Value and No. 2 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways only airports, seaports and border crossings for imports were No. 1 Low Value and No. 2 Port of Los Angeles.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $593,455,756
2Canada $422,266,776
3Mexico $422,155,667
4Germany $236,214,109
5Japan $211,242,467
6Taiwan $98,501,208
7Italy $86,873,138
8United Kingdom $76,335,134
9France $63,953,688
10Colombia $59,629,806

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Low Value Shipments $5,791,158,081
2Los Angeles $3,657

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:

  • Low Value rose 5.97 percent compared to last year to $2.93 billion.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 100 percent compared to last year to $0.

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 China increased $78.31 million, 15.2 percent, (20.23 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $13.5 million, 3.3 percent, (14.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico decreased $43.2 million, 9.28 percent, (14.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $11.42 million, 5.08 percent, (8.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan increased $11.86 million, 5.95 percent, (7.2 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 64.26 percent of all these Salvage imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $1.89 billion of the $2.93 billion total.

All totaled, 100 percent of all these Salvage imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $2.93 billion of the $2.93 billion total