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

Imports: Seats, excluding barber, dental

Seats, excluding barber, dental, the No. 16 import by value totaled $2.2 billion for the month of December, $24.38 billion through December 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$10.87 B
2Mexico$6.98 B
3Canada$1.48 B
4Vietnam$1.44 B
5United Kingdom$594.75 M
6Italy$385.67 M
7Germany$329.69 M
8Taiwan$277.25 M
9Indonesia$252.94 M
10Japan$227.12 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $24.38 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $4,214,760,612
2Port Laredo $2,957,128,937
3Port of Newark $1,800,903,860
4Port of Long Beach $1,479,139,212
5El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $1,456,673,428
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $1,298,250,994
7Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $1,107,627,448
8Port of Virginia $878,147,933
9Del Rio International Bridge Border Crossing, Texas $801,158,704
10Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas $640,061,744

U.S. imports of Seats, excluding barber, dental increased 5.47 percent through December to $24.38 billion

U.S. imports of Seats, excluding barber, dental increased 5.47 percent from $23.11 billion to $24.38 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 16 through December 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 December 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 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas.

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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $10,865,472,908
2Mexico $6,984,615,347
3Canada $1,483,179,105
4Vietnam $1,435,701,923
5United Kingdom $594,752,559
6Italy $385,667,714
7Germany $329,691,489
8Taiwan $277,248,217
9Indonesia $252,942,578
10Japan $227,120,695

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $1,284,953,496
2Laredo $1,238,587,565
3New York City $440,964,775
4Atlanta/Savannah $397,297,765
5El Paso $337,517,921
6Detroit $337,423,359
7Chicago $268,430,137
8Seattle $263,021,900
9Norfolk $203,029,175
10San Francisco $170,562,200

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 0.81 percent compared to last year to $4.21 billion.
  • Port Laredo rose 1.51 percent compared to last year to $2.96 billion.
  • Port of Newark rose 15.36 percent compared to last year to $1.8 billion.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 13.53 percent compared to last year to $1.48 billion.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas fell 2.74 percent compared to last year to $1.46 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 $732.63 million, 7.23 percent, (44.58 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $17.94 million, 0.26 percent, (28.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada increased $74.16 million, 5.26 percent, (6.08 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Vietnam increased $178.1 million, 14.16 percent, (5.89 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom increased $29.41 million, 5.2 percent, (2.44 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 87.65 percent of all these Seats, excluding barber, dental imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $21.36 billion of the $24.38 billion total.

All totaled, 48.86 percent of all these Seats, excluding barber, dental imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $11.91 billion of the $24.38 billion total