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

Imports: Seats, excluding barber, dental

Seats, excluding barber, dental, the No. 17 import by value totaled $2.05 billion for the month of October, $20.14 billion through October of 2018, and $23.11 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
1China$8.84 B
2Mexico$5.89 B
3Canada$1.25 B
4Vietnam$1.15 B
5United Kingdom$502.52 M
6Italy$318.69 M
7Germany$277.22 M
8Taiwan$231.8 M
9Indonesia$215.54 M
10Japan$187.98 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $20.14 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $3,413,703,254
2Port Laredo $2,498,307,540
3Port of Newark $1,495,126,424
4El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $1,236,462,827
5Port of Long Beach $1,226,295,635
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $1,050,661,859
7Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $935,680,476
8Port of Virginia $724,778,122
9Del Rio International Bridge Border Crossing, Texas $683,559,070
10Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas $543,709,535

U.S. imports of Seats, excluding barber, dental increased 4.50 percent through October to $20.14 billion

U.S. imports of Seats, excluding barber, dental increased 4.50 percent from $19.27 billion to $20.14 billion through the first 10 months of 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 17 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 15 for the last full year with a total value of $23.11 billion, a $565.76 million, 2.51 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Vietnam and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Vietnam and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $8,836,270,481
2Mexico $5,887,885,904
3Canada $1,254,532,643
4Vietnam $1,151,778,162
5United Kingdom $502,519,863
6Italy $318,693,780
7Germany $277,222,319
8Taiwan $231,802,758
9Indonesia $215,540,521
10Japan $187,978,013

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $880,739,983
2Los Angeles $809,789,457
3New York City $284,435,644
4Atlanta/Savannah $242,879,809
5El Paso $240,972,989
6Detroit $231,982,445
7Chicago $182,369,666
8Seattle $167,609,758
9Norfolk $131,838,915
10San Francisco $104,883,037

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 0.87 percent compared to last year to $3.41 billion.
  • Port Laredo rose 3.48 percent compared to last year to $2.5 billion.
  • Port of Newark rose 14.25 percent compared to last year to $1.5 billion.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas fell 3.3 percent compared to last year to $1.24 billion.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 14.25 percent compared to last year to $1.23 billion.

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 $408.21 million, 4.84 percent, (43.87 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $46.19 million, 0.79 percent, (29.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada increased $66.09 million, 5.56 percent, (6.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Vietnam increased $144.41 million, 14.34 percent, (5.72 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom increased $19.91 million, 4.12 percent, (2.49 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 87.54 percent of all these Seats, excluding barber, dental imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $17.63 billion of the $20.14 billion total.

All totaled, 49 percent of all these Seats, excluding barber, dental imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $9.87 billion of the $20.14 billion total