Total Trade: $424.89 million
|1||Port of Newark||$74,889,862|
|2||Port of Houston||$48,624,789|
|3||Port of Virginia||$43,238,334|
|5||Port of Los Angeles||$32,074,302|
|6||Port of Savannah, Ga.||$31,535,110|
|7||Port of Long Beach||$25,455,515|
|8||Port of Seattle, Wash.||$19,112,382|
|10||Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich.||$12,366,132|
U.S. imports of Sweetened waters decreased 3.36 percent through February to $424.89 million
U.S. imports of Sweetened waters decreased 3.36 percent from $439.65 million to $424.89 million 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 166 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 157 for the last full year with a total value of $3.21 billion, a $22.9 million, 0.72 percent increase from the 2017 total.
Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Switzerland, No. 2 Austria, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Thailand. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.
In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Austria, No. 2 Switzerland, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Thailand and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port Laredo.
January – February 2019
|1||New York City||$162,633,237|
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:
- Port of Newark fell 13.92 percent compared to last year to $74.89 million.
- Port of Houston fell 3.83 percent compared to last year to $48.62 million.
- Port of Virginia fell 24.1 percent compared to last year to $43.24 million.
- Port Laredo rose 16.14 percent compared to last year to $35.49 million.
- Port of Los Angeles fell 53.22 percent compared to last year to $32.07 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 Switzerland increased $2.32 million, 2.26 percent, (24.75 percent of all shipments).
- U.S. imports from No. 2 Austria decreased $5.35 million, 4.89 percent, (24.47 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $9.73 million, 18.51 percent, (14.66 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $7.87 million, 30.79 percent, (7.87 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 5 Thailand decreased $16.31 million, 49.16 percent, (3.97 percent of all shipments).
All totaled, 75.71 percent of all these Sweetened waters imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $321.68 million of the $424.89 million total.
All totaled, 55.15 percent of all these Sweetened waters imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $234.32 million of the $424.89 million total